Ouachita County Information

Ouachita in Arkansas occupies 740 square miles and has a 2006 population of 26,710, a change from a 2000 population of 28,790 and 30,574 in 1990. 13.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.5% percent is 25-35, and 12.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 90 acts of violent crime reported in Ouachita in 2004, a change from 149 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,029 people: 8.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.8%.

Read more about Ouachita, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyOuachita 
StateArkansas 
Land Area740 sq. milesRanked 1,303 of 3,140
Population 200626,710Ranked 1,530 of 3,140
Population 200527,033 
Population 200028,790Ranked 1,429 of 3,140
Population 199030,574Ranked 1,262 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion58.6% 
African American40.2% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1412.9% 
Population 15 to 2413.6% 
Population 25 to 3410.5% 
Population 35 to 4412.8% 
Population 45 to 5415.8% 
Population 55 to 6411.8% 
Population 65 to 748.4% 
Population 75 and up8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes90149
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes8 
Robberies18 
Aggravated Assaults62 
Total Property Crimes728914
Burglaries258 
Larceny Thefts437 
Motor Vehicle Thefts33 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,63612,401
Unemployed Population1,029724
Unemployment Rate8.1%5.8%

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