Craighead County AR Information


Craighead County Subdivisions

Craighead County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 108,888
Daytime Population: Workers 54,629
Daytime Population: Residents 58,438
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113,067
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 105,035
Population in Familes 83,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,853
Population Density2 154
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $42,333
Average Household Income $63,181
Per Capita Income $25,100


Total Housing Units 46,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,940 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,224 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,183 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $131,577
Average Home Value $169,840


Total Households 42,164
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 27,748
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 1.69% 1.64%
Households 1.71% 1.7%
Families 1.51% 1.57%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.05%


Craighead County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craighead County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 7 92nd
Population Density # 7 92nd
Diversity Index # 37 52nd
Median Household Income # 9 89th
Per Capita Income # 6 93rd

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