Garland County

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Garland County, Arkansas

501 Ouachita Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: (501) 622-3610
Fax: (501) 624-0665
www.garlandcounty.org

In west-central AR; organized Apr 5, 1873 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Augustus Hill Garland (1832-99), AR governor (1874-76) and U.S. senator (1877-85)

Area (sq mi):: 734.57 (land 677.22; water 57.35) Population per square mile: 138.10
Population 2005: 93,551 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 88,068 (White 87.30%; Black or African American 7.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,631; median household $31,724; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,963-$25,497
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hot Springs County seat (37,245)

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