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Cross County, Arkansas

705 E Union St Rm 8
Wynne, AR 72396
Phone: (870) 238-5735
Fax: (870) 238-5739

In northeastern AR, west of Memphis, TN; organized Nov 15, 1862 from Crittenden, Poinsett, and Saint Francis counties. Name Origin: For Edward Cross (1798-1887), jurist and U.S. representative from AR (1839-45)

Area (sq mi):: 622.33 (land 615.85; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 31.20
Population 2005: 19,237 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 19,526 (White 74.40%; Black or African American 23.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,726; median household $29,362; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,515-$20,624
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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