Caraway, Arkansas Population 2024

1,090

Caraway is a city located in Craighead County Arkansas. Caraway has a 2024 population of 1,090. Caraway is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,131 in 2020.

The average household income in Caraway is $55,137 with a poverty rate of 22.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Caraway is 32.4 years, 31.4 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Caraway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Caraway was:

  • White: 91.82%
  • Two or more races: 6.64%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
473.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.63% (-41)
The current population of Caraway, Arkansas is 1,090 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,131.

Caraway, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,07891.82%
Two or more races786.64%
Other race161.36%
Native American20.17%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Caraway Population by Race

Caraway Population Pyramid 2024

Caraway Median Age

32.4

Total

31.4

Male

33.1

Female

Caraway Adults

There are 880 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Caraway.

Caraway Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Caraway Sex Ratio

Female58549.83%
Male58950.17%

Caraway Population by Age

Caraway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4742.4862.937.1
Married2293.277.322.7
Non Family1771.1448.651.4
Female563.748.251.8
Male122.6766.733.3
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caraway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caraway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caraway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.72%.

Caraway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,546

Average Earnings

$46,105

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Caraway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caraway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Caraway Language

93.9% of Caraway residents speak only English, while 6.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.28% of the population.

Caraway Language

Caraway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,06918116.93%
Multiple785773.08%
Hispanic4949100%
Other1616100%
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22.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.75%

Male Poverty Rate

21.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caraway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caraway is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caraway is White, with 16.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.07%.

Caraway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.55%
High School23.82%
Some College5.29%
Bachelors or Greater
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Caraway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.56%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed19.46%
Male Employed16.6%
showing: 4 rows

Caraway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caraway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caraway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Caraway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Caraway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Caraway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caraway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

65

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Caraway Veterans by War

count

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Caraway Veterans by Age

count

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Caraway Veterans by Race

Caraway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caraway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Caraway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caraway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caraway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.94%

Born in Caraway

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Caraway residents were born in the United States, with 77.94% having been born in Arkansas. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Caraway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,040-10-0.95%
20281,050-10-0.94%
20271,060-10-0.93%
20261,070-10-0.93%
20251,080-10-0.92%
20241,090-10-0.91%
20231,100-10-0.9%
20221,110-10-0.89%
20211,120-11-0.97%
20201,131-155-12.05%
20191,286120.94%
20181,274151.19%
20171,259-12-0.94%
20161,27160.47%
20151,26550.4%
20141,260-8-0.63%
20131,268-9-0.7%
20121,277-3-0.23%
20111,28040.31%
20101,276
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Caraway Population by Year