Clay County, Arkansas Population 2018

Clay County, Arkansas's estimated population is 14,920 with a growth rate of -1.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clay County, Arkansas is the 51st largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,920-282-1.86%
201615,2021450.96%
201615,057-140-0.92%
201515,197-98-0.64%
201415,295-186-1.20%
201315,481-225-1.43%
201215,706-166-1.05%
201115,872-177-1.10%
201016,049-2,058-11.37%
199018,107-2,509-12.17%
198020,6161,8459.83%
197018,771-2,487-11.70%
196021,258-5,416-20.30%
195026,674-1,712-6.03%
194028,3861,1084.06%
193027,27820.01%
192027,2763,58615.14%
191023,6907,80449.13%
190015,8863,68630.21%
189012,2004,98769.14%
18807,2130.00%

Clay County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,632
Some Other Race242
Two or More Races164
Black or African American76
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Asian26

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Clay County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clay County, Arkansas Median Age

44


Total

42.7


Male

45.8


Female

Clay County, Arkansas Adults

There are 11,994 adults, (3,192 of which are seniors) in Clay County, Arkansas.

Clay County, Arkansas Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clay County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

7,712

50.73%

Male

7,490

49.27%

Clay County, Arkansas Households and Families

Clay County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clay County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Female64.3%35.7%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male54.5%45.5%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clay County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4532.3472.6
Married3,0692.8984.3
Non Family2,2861.1762.3
Female7533.364.3
Male3453.0754.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clay County, Arkansas Households

Clay County, Arkansas Education

Clay County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0539.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,20511.15%
High School Graduate4,58642.42%
Some College2,17720.14%
Associates Degree5645.22%
Bachelors Degree7757.17%
Graduate Degree4524.18%

Clay County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4548,2771,184
Hispanic1551079
Other Race13880
Multiple Races72616
Native American62622
Black3221
Asian262626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Clay County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,885$30,354$20,158
Less Than High School$18,214$21,333$11,154
High School Grad$22,953$30,852$16,912
Some College$24,871$30,649$20,568
Bachelors Degree$35,283$42,381$30,208
Graduate Degree$46,563$$45,391

$24,885

Average Earnings

$30,354

Average Male

$20,158

Average Female

Clay County, Arkansas Language

Clay County, Arkansas Language by Age

Clay County, Arkansas Language

97.89% of Clay County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Clay County, Arkansas Poverty

Clay County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4523,21422.24%
Hispanic2758029.09%
Other2427028.93%
Multiple1604226.25%
Native62914.52%
Black5423.70%

22.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.47%

Male Poverty Rate

23.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clay County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clay County, Arkansas is Black, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.09%.

Clay County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.47%
Some College21.19%
High School18.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Clay County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.26%
Male Unemployed36.18%
Female Employed13.61%
Male Employed7.60%

Clay County, Arkansas Income

Clay County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,404$43,509
Families$41,930$53,452
Married Families$51,861$
Non Families$16,308$23,560

Clay County, Arkansas Marital Status

Clay County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clay County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Clay County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Clay County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Clay County, Arkansas Veterans

Clay County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,166

Number of Veterans

1,123

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam384
First Gulf War193
Second Gulf War143
Korea111
World War II88

Clay County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+300
65 to 74278
35 to 54256
55 to 64223
18 to 34109

Clay County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1359.76%
Hispanic2312.85%
Other2213.75%
2 or More67.89%
Indian34.84%

Clay County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clay County, Arkansas Employment Status

Clay County, Arkansas Employment by Age

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Clay County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Clay County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clay County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Piggott38493611-238-6.18%
Corning33773118-259-7.67%
Rector19771814-163-8.24%
Knobel287266-21-7.32%
St. Francis250232-18-7.20%
Pollard222206-16-7.21%
Greenway209194-15-7.18%
McDougal186173-13-6.99%
Success149138-11-7.38%
Peach Orchard135125-10-7.41%
Datto10093-7-7.00%
Nimmons6964-5-7.25%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990