Also See: Bay, AR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Bay had a population of 1,982 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Bay is located at latitude 35.7423 and longitude -90.5623 in Craighead County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bay 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay: Big Bay, Big Bay Siding Station.
|Total Population||1,982 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,982 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,645 (83.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,046|
|Average Household Income||$51,798|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,662|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||850 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||483 (56.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||304 (35.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||63 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,441|
|Average Home Value||$103,099|
|Housing Affordability Index3||290|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.12%|
|Per Capita Income||2.27%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.41%|
The table below compares Bay to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 155||71st|
|Population Density||# 169||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 266||51st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 376||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 347||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 359||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.