Sharp County Information

Sharp in Arkansas occupies 606 square miles and has a 2006 population of 17,963, a change from a 2000 population of 17,119 and 14,109 in 1990. 11.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.7% percent is 25-35, and 12.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 34 acts of violent crime reported in Sharp in 2004, a change from 18 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 446 people: 6.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.2%.

Read more about Sharp, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySharp 
StateArkansas 
Land Area606 sq. milesRanked 1,718 of 3,140
Population 200617,963Ranked 1,916 of 3,140
Population 200517,526 
Population 200017,119Ranked 1,949 of 3,140
Population 199014,109Ranked 2,046 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97% 
African American.9% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.6% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54.7% 
Population 5 to 1411.8% 
Population 15 to 2411.5% 
Population 25 to 3410.7% 
Population 35 to 4412.4% 
Population 45 to 5412.9% 
Population 55 to 6413.1% 
Population 65 to 7411.8% 
Population 75 and up11% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3418
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes5 
Robberies3 
Aggravated Assaults26 
Total Property Crimes201223
Burglaries70 
Larceny Thefts113 
Motor Vehicle Thefts18 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,5746,565
Unemployed Population446340
Unemployment Rate6.8%5.2%

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