Craighead County, Arkansas Population 2018

Craighead County, Arkansas's estimated population is 107,115 with a growth rate of 1.26% 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
2017104,246-2,869-2.68%
2017107,1151,3341.26%
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
White83,290
Black or African American13,979
Two or More Races3,074
Some Other Race1,976
Asian1,193
American Indian and Alaska Native580
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander154

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Craighead County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Craighead County, Arkansas Median Age

34


Total

32.7


Male

35.4


Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Adults

There are 78,359 adults, (13,679 of whom are seniors) in Craighead County, Arkansas.

Craighead County, Arkansas Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Craighead County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

53,472

51.29%

Male

50,774

48.71%

Craighead County, Arkansas Households and Families

Craighead County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Craighead County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All58.3%41.7%
Male50.7%49.3%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Female33.3%66.7%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Craighead County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,8382.5258.3
Married18,2253.0979
Non Family13,6201.342.2
Female5,5183.4133.3
Male2,4753.0850.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7%

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 Grade2,6774.02%
9th to 12th Grade5,1147.68%
High School Graduate22,13733.24%
Some College14,41721.65%
Associates Degree4,5806.88%
Bachelors Degree11,23516.87%
Graduate Degree6,4349.66%

Craighead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,53649,96715,761
Black6,9485,8331,074
Hispanic2,4861,473318
Other Race91259564
Multiple Races743675154
Asian590584336
Native American29817315
Islander109109

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 56.95%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,629$34,899$26,947
Less Than High School$21,894$25,380$13,920
High School Grad$25,585$29,221$21,099
Some College$28,121$34,037$23,002
Bachelors Degree$42,524$52,367$37,101
Graduate Degree$61,604$83,036$54,217

$31,629

Average Earnings

$34,899

Average Male

$26,947

Average Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Language

Craighead County, Arkansas Language by Age

Craighead County, Arkansas Language

94.39% of Craighead County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,66810,69013.76%
Black13,3004,76035.79%
Hispanic5,0271,70133.84%
Multiple2,81479028.07%
Other1,95164633.11%
Asian1,07633230.86%
Native55717631.60%
Islander1475537.41%

18.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.70%

Male Poverty Rate

19.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas is Islander, with 37.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas is White, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.49%
High School15.91%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.20%
Male Unemployed37.34%
Female Employed11.23%
Male Employed9.44%

Craighead County, Arkansas Income

Craighead County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,672$65,052
Families$54,830$77,079
Married Families$71,468$91,348
Non Families$25,812$37,135

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by War

5,680

Number of Veterans

5,268

Male Veterans

412

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,494
First Gulf War1,033
Second Gulf War1,000
Korea592
World War II241

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,632
35 to 541,246
75+1,177
55 to 641,124
18 to 34501

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0347.72%
Black5295.57%
2 or More767.24%
Hispanic551.85%
Other322.84%
Indian92.86%

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment Status

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Age

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6%

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