Independence County

Independence County, Arkansas

192 E Main St
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870) 793-8828
Fax: (870) 793-8831

In north-central AR; organized Oct 23, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: To honor the Declaration of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 771.57 (land 763.78; water 7.79) Population per square mile: 45.50
Population 2005: 34,737 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 9.70% Population 2000: 34,233 (White 94.20%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,163; median household $31,920; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,409-$22,212
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Habitat for Humanity of Independence County (HFHIC) will be awarded USD 8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds in a check presentation from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and First Community Bank, an FHLB Dallas member institution.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 12, 2017-Habitat for Humanity of Independence County, Arkansas to Get USD 8K Grant
The specimen from Baxter County was deposited in the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith fish collection as UA-FS 1899; the specimen from Independence County was deposited in the fish collection at Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas as HSU 3331.
Moreover, Independence County, the main county in the market, experienced above-average population and deposit growth rates relative to the average rates for nonmetropolitan counties in Arkansas between 1996 and 2003, and its per capita income exceeded the averages for nonmetropolitan counties during this period.
In response to a defense motion, Judge John Dan Kemp issued a temporary order in Independence County Circuit Court in March prohibiting the prosecutor and his staff, the sheriff's office and defense attorneys from discussing the case with reporters.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 12, 2017-Habitat for Humanity of Independence County, Arkansas to Get USD 8K Grant
In addition to Independence County, Rose handles a regional book of business.
In Independence County, the signatures of the mayor of Batesville and the chairman of the chamber of commerce were invalidated that way.

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