Hempstead County , Arkansas

Hempstead County: County in Arkansas, United States

About

Hempstead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,609 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,253 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hope. The county was created 202 years ago in 1818.

Hempstead County Quick Facts

Population : 21,253 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Area : 1920 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : Edward Hempstead
Altitude : 341 feet / 104 meters
Capital : Hope
Establishment : December 12, 1818
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:52:17 (6th December 2021)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.38% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Sunny 7-days weather
Hempstead County locator map
Location of Hempstead County on Arkansas map.
Hempstead County Courthouse 001 image
Hempstead County Courthouse 001
Hempstead County Courthouse 001 image

Geography

Hempstead County is located at 33°44'7"N 93°40'6"W (33.7353000, -93.6684400). It has 6 neighbors: Howard County, Lafayette County, Little River County, Nevada County, Pike County and Sevier County.

Hempstead County map

The largest city of Hempstead County is Hope with a population of 9,438. Other cities include, Evening Shade population 442, Blevins population 299, Perrytown population 257 and Fulton population 191. See all Hempstead County cities & populated places.

Hempstead County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hempstead County.

City Name Population Title
Hope 9,438 City in Arkansas, United States
Evening Shade 442 Human settlement in Sharp County, Arkansas, United States of America
Blevins 299 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Perrytown 257 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Fulton 191 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Washington 165 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
McCaskill 95 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Ozan 79 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
McNab 63 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Oakhaven 58 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Patmos 58 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America

Weather

Hempstead County forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Hempstead County has 6 neighbours.

  • Hope

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hempstead County decreased by 6.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,609 - census
2011 22,488 -0.54% estimation process
2012 22,344 -0.64% estimation process
2013 22,420 0.34% estimation process
2014 22,326 -0.42% estimation process
2015 22,085 -1.09% estimation process
2016 22,032 -0.24% estimation process
2017 21,876 -0.71% estimation process
2018 21,685 -0.88% estimation process
2018 21,685 0% estimation process
2019 21,532 -0.71% estimation process
2020 21,253 -1.31% estimation process

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Local Places in Hempstead County

People born in Hempstead County (3)

People born in Hempstead County, including Arkansas politician Oren Harris, academic Henry Clay Yerger, birth/death: 1829-1909 LCAuth[n2002064982] VIAF[4293207] Smith Ragsdale, you can see a list of people who born in Hempstead County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States