Hot Spring County


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Hot Spring County, Arkansas

210 Locust St
Malvern, AR 72104
Phone: (501) 332-2291
Fax: (501) 332-2221

In central AR, south of Hot Springs; organized Apr 17, 1829 (prior to statehood) from Clark County. Name Origin: At the time of organization the famous Hot Springs were within the county boundaries

Area (sq mi):: 622.16 (land 614.93; water 7.22) Population per square mile: 50.80
Population 2005: 31,264 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 16.20% Population 2000: 30,353 (White 86.60%; Black or African American 10.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,216; median household $31,543; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,349-$20,017
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Caption: Entergy's 620-megawatt Hot Spring County plant purchased from KGen Hot Spring LLC.
Harrison 18 Sheila Williams Hot Spring County Medical $165,059 Center, Malvern 19 Patrick G.
Hot Spring County Medical Center of Malvern is in talks to form a partnership with Baptist Health of Little Rock.
The region has a strong education component, with Henderson State University, Ouachita Baptist University, College of the Ouachitas and National Park Community College; a major healthcare presence, with Mercy Medical Center, National Park Medical Center, Hot Spring County Medical Center and Baptist Health Medical Center, as well as a strong back office/business services presence with Sykes Enterprises, Xerox Corp.
Malvern and Hot Spring County are served by the Hot Springs County Medical Center.
Malvern is the home of Hot Spring County Medical Center, a 92-bed, acute-care hospital.