The City of Bay had a population of 1,949 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Bay is located at latitude 35.7461 and longitude -90.5521 in Craighead County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Craighead County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 226 feet.
The City of Bay (GNIS ID: 2403823) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay: Big Bay, Big Bay Siding Station.
|Population in Households||1,949|
|Population in Familes||1,627|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||836 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||469 (56.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||319 (38.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||48 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,940|
|Average Home Value||$111,887|
|Median Household Income||$38,239|
|Average Household Income||$48,621|
|Per Capita Income||$19,306|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.85%|
|Per Capita Income||2.6%|
The table below compares Bay to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 154||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 215||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 389||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 199||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 261||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.