Clay County AR Information


Clay County Subdivisions

Clay County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,500
Population in Households 15,375
Population in Familes 12,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,125
Average Household Income $48,007
Per Capita Income $20,648


Total Housing Units 8,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,787 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,830 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,414 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $73,110
Average Home Value $91,968


Total Households 6,617
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,291
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.64%
Households -0.41% -0.62%
Families -0.68% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Clay County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clay County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 51 33rd
Population Density # 46 40th
Diversity Index # 73 4th
Median Household Income # 52 32nd
Per Capita Income # 57 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.