Corning, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Corning, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Corning had a population of 3,188 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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


Total Population 3,188
Population in Households 3,188
Population in Familes 2,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,023
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $29,329
Average Household Income $42,782
Per Capita Income $18,399


Total Housing Units 1,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 913 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $65,310
Average Home Value $73,026


Total Households 1,374
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 864
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.7% -0.82%
Households -0.66% -0.81%
Families -0.86% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

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, 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 # 96 82nd
Population Density # 68 88th
Diversity Index # 465 14th
Median Household Income # 489 10th
Per Capita Income # 443 18th

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