Chicot County

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Chicot County, Arkansas

108 Main St County Courthouse
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: (870) 265-8000
Fax: (870) 265-8018

In southeastern corner of AR; organized Oct 25, 1823 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: For Point Chicot on the Mississippi River; chicot in French means 'stump,' referring to navigational difficulties there.

Area (sq mi):: 690.88 (land 644.03; water 46.86) Population per square mile: 20.20
Population 2005: 13,027 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.70%; 1990-2000 -10.20% Population 2000: 14,117 (White 42.40%; Black or African American 54.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,825; median household $22,024; Population below poverty level: 28.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,164-$19,526
Unemployment (2004): 11.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Another 1,294 acres near Lake Village in Chicot County, Arkansas, will be offered in tracts of 634 acres and 640 acres.
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