Independence County , Arkansas

Independence County: County in Arkansas, United States

About

Independence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,647 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,757 inhabitants. Its county seat is Batesville. The county was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Independence County Quick Facts

Population : 37,757 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Area : 1998 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Altitude : 381 feet / 116 meters
Capital : Batesville
Establishment : October 10, 1820
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:06:05 (1st December 2021)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.94% (2010-2020)
Independence County locator map
Location of Independence County on Arkansas map.
Charles R. Handford House image
Charles R. Handford House
Charles R. Handford House image

Geography

Independence County is located at 35°44'30"N 91°34'11"W (35.7415800, -91.5697200). It has 7 neighbors: Cleburne County, Izard County, Jackson County, Lawrence County, Sharp County, Stone County and White County.

Independence County map

The largest city of Independence County is Bryant with a population of 21,375. Other cities include, Batesville population 10,830, Southside population 3,990, Newark population 1,193 and Sulphur Rock population 458. See all Independence County cities & populated places.

Independence County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bryant 21,375 City in Arkansas, USA
Batesville 10,830 City in Arkansas, USA
Southside 3,990 Human settlement in Arkansas, United States of America
Newark 1,193 City in Independece County, Arkansas, United States
Sulphur Rock 458 Human settlement in Independence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cushman 457 City in Independence County, Arkansas, United States
Pleasant Plains 356 City in Independence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Oil Trough 272 Township in Independence County, Arkansas
Magness 208 Township in Independence County, Arkansas
Moorefield 135 Township in Independence County, Arkansas

Independence County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Independence County increased by 2.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,647 - census
2011 36,884 0.64% estimation process
2012 36,953 0.19% estimation process
2013 36,885 -0.18% estimation process
2014 37,080 0.53% estimation process
2015 37,035 -0.12% estimation process
2016 37,117 0.22% estimation process
2017 37,391 0.73% estimation process
2017 37,391 0% estimation process
2018 37,768 1% estimation process
2019 37,825 0.15% estimation process
2020 37,757 -0.18% estimation process

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Local Places in Independence County

People born in Independence County (1)

James Sturch was born in Independence 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