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Hector is a town in Pope County, in the Russellville metro area.
Local tradition says the community was named for President Grover Cleveland's bulldog
The latitude of Hector is 35.467N. The longitude is -92.974W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 501.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hector demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pope County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72843 ZIP code.
13% of Hector residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hector ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hector was $13,432, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hector residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hector, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Libraries in Hector include Hector Branch Library ... View libraries
Pope County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hector political report.
The average commute time for Hector workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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