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Corning, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Corning had a population of 3,266 as of July 1, 2016. Corning ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Corning is located at latitude 36.4108 and longitude -90.5859 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The City of Corning (GNIS ID: 2404134) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Corning is located within Township of Cleveland-North Kilgore, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corning population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Corning: Carpenters Station, Hecht City.

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Corning, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,266
Population in Households 3,266
Population in Familes 2,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,048
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,408
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 890
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 901 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $61,398
Average Home Value $70,949


Median Household Income $25,704
Average Household Income $38,569
Per Capita Income $16,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.76%
Households -0.48% -0.72%
Families -0.67% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Corning, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corning to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 97 82nd
Population Density1 # 59 89th
Diversity Index2 # 463 14th
Median Household Income # 502 7th
Per Capita Income # 456 16th

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