Craighead County, Arkansas Population 2018

Craighead County, Arkansas's estimated population is 107,115 with a growth rate of 4.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Craighead County, Arkansas is the 7th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017107,1154,2314.11%
2016102,884-2,897-2.74%
2016105,7811,4841.42%
2015104,2971,7711.73%
2014102,5261,0131.00%
2013101,5131,6591.66%
201299,8541,5441.57%
201198,3101,5731.63%
201096,73727,78140.29%
199068,9565,7179.04%
198063,23911,17121.45%
197052,0684,76510.07%
196047,303-3,310-6.54%
195050,6133,4137.23%
194047,2002,4605.50%
193044,7407,19919.18%
192037,5419,91435.89%
191027,6278,12241.64%
190019,5057,48062.20%
189012,0254,98870.88%
18807,0372,46053.75%
18704,5771,51149.28%
18603,0660.00%

Craighead County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White83,094
Black or African American14,233
Two or More Races1,984
Some Other Race1,614
Asian1,222
American Indian and Alaska Native657
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80

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

Craighead 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

Craighead County, Arkansas Median Age

33.9


Total

32.6


Male

35.2


Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Adults

There are 77,369 adults, (13,169 of which are seniors) in Craighead County, Arkansas.

Craighead County, Arkansas Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Craighead County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

52,756

51.28%

Male

50,128

48.72%

Craighead County, Arkansas Households and Families

Craighead County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Craighead County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All58.9%41.1%
Male53.1%46.9%
Non Family43%57%
Female34.8%65.2%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Craighead County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,0422.5458.9
Married17,7033.0579.3
Non Family13,1071.3143
Female5,7543.534.8
Male2,4783.1853.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Craighead County, Arkansas Households

Craighead County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5953.97%
9th to 12th Grade5,2918.08%
High School Graduate22,40434.23%
Some College14,59722.30%
Associates Degree3,9426.02%
Bachelors Degree10,54316.11%
Graduate Degree6,0759.28%

Craighead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,88449,03214,727
Black6,7115,6391,045
Hispanic2,3371,435265
Other Race67044146
Asian634634360
Multiple Races614571167
Native American31620842
Islander5959

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.78%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,735$34,345$25,208
Less Than High School$20,598$22,963$14,403
High School Grad$25,698$30,541$20,302
Some College$26,815$33,132$21,754
Bachelors Degree$41,498$51,378$35,880
Graduate Degree$57,435$77,366$52,476

$30,735

Average Earnings

$34,345

Average Male

$25,208

Average Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Language

Craighead County, Arkansas Language by Age

Craighead County, Arkansas Language

94.64% of Craighead County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,22310,51213.61%
Black13,4215,30839.55%
Hispanic4,7071,83138.90%
Multiple1,91472537.88%
Other1,54864641.73%
Asian1,10726223.67%
Native64221333.18%
Islander802632.50%

18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.56%

Male Poverty Rate

20.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas is Other, with 41.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas is White, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.61%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.22%
High School16.40%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.02%
Male Unemployed40.42%
Female Employed12.35%
Male Employed8.80%

Craighead County, Arkansas Income

Craighead County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,892$61,694
Families$53,115$73,588
Married Families$68,626$87,945
Non Families$24,311$33,557

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Craighead 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 35To44.

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by War

5,848

Number of Veterans

5,447

Male Veterans

401

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,625
First Gulf War916
Second Gulf War659
Korea649
World War II356

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,555
55 to 641,377
75+1,345
35 to 541,178
18 to 34393

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2448.08%
Black4795.11%
2 or More8010.90%
Indian329.67%
Hispanic230.81%
Asian131.32%

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment Status

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Age

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Craighead County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jonesboro6730574889758411.27%
Brookland19693098112957.34%
Lake City2082240532315.51%
Bono213122791486.95%
Bay18011817160.89%
Monette14961562664.41%
Caraway12791276-3-0.23%
Cash342364226.43%
Black Oak26626820.75%
Egypt11211310.89%
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