Craighead County, Arkansas Population 2022

Craighead County, Arkansas's estimated population is 114,880 with a growth rate of 1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Craighead County, Arkansas is the 8th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 Population was 96,748 and has seen a growth of 18.74% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022114,8801,5161.34%
2021113,3641,5161.36%
2020111,8481,5161.37%
2019110,3321,5161.39%
2018108,8161,6281.52%
2017107,1881,2561.19%
2016105,9321,4751.41%
2015104,4571,7961.75%
2014102,6611,0080.99%
2013101,6531,6601.66%
201299,9931,5881.61%
201198,4051,6571.71%
201096,74827,79240.30%
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%
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Craighead County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84,59078.80%
Black or African American15,61414.55%
Two or More Races2,8582.66%
Some Other Race2,2842.13%
Asian1,5101.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native4820.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%
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Craighead County, Arkansas Population by Race

Craighead County, Arkansas Population Pyramid $2022

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Craighead County, Arkansas Median Age

34.2


Total

32.7


Male

35.8


Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Adults

There are 80,589 adults, (14,510 of whom are seniors) in Craighead County, Arkansas.

Craighead County, Arkansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Craighead County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

54,959

51.20%

Male

52,386

48.80%

Craighead County, Arkansas Population by Age

Craighead County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Craighead County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.7%66.3%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Male46.8%53.2%
All57.1%42.9%
Married77.9%22.1%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Craighead County, Arkansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,3752.557.1
Married18,4633.1477.9
Non Family14,6111.2942.4
Female6,4193.2733.7
Male1,8823.0146.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Craighead County, Arkansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6653.86%
9th to 12th Grade4,6976.81%
High School Graduate23,84934.58%
Some College14,44620.95%
Associates Degree5,2167.56%
Bachelors Degree11,38316.51%
Graduate Degree6,7089.73%
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Craighead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Craighead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White56,77451,63615,856
Black8,0127,1151,270
Hispanic2,5351,426354
Other Race1,056674227
2+ Races727606155
Asian690617346
Native American222135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.14%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,895$37,684$30,100
Less Than 9th Grade$22,446$26,705$16,797
High School Graduate$26,488$30,019$22,688
Some College$31,440$36,904$26,687
Bachelors Degree$45,242$57,006$38,535
Graduate Degree$62,286$81,985$55,085

$33,895

Average Earnings

$37,684

Average Male

$30,100

Average Female

Craighead County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Craighead County, Arkansas Language by Age

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Craighead County, Arkansas Language

94.27% of Craighead County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

Craighead County, Arkansas Language

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,4869,48912.09%
Black14,9314,76031.88%
Hispanic5,3021,52028.67%
Multiple2,59676629.51%
Other750NaN%
Asian1,42340628.53%
Native45925755.99%

16.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craighead County, Arkansas is Native, with 55.99% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.89%.

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.87%
High School14.01%
Some College11.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.94%
Male Unemployed30.20%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed7.03%

Craighead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Craighead County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,286$67,880
Families$60,757$81,281
Married Families$80,139$99,299
Non Families$27,212$40,462
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Income by Household Type

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

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Craighead County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

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Craighead County, Arkansas Marital Status

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5,425

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,119
Second Gulf War1,120
First Gulf War1,118
Korea477
World War II127

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,446
35 to 541,361
75+1,116
55 to 641,040
18 to 34462

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8427.31%
Black4764.55%
2+ Races797.43%
Hispanic722.29%
Other Race281.98%

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Age

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Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Race

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Craighead County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.18%

Born in Craighead County, Arkansas

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Craighead County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.18% having been born in Arkansas. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Craighead County, Arkansas Place of Birth

  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

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