The City of Bay had a population of 1,971 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay: Big Bay, Big Bay Siding Station.
|Population in Households||1,971|
|Population in Familes||1,631|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$39,781|
|Average Household Income||$49,084|
|Per Capita Income||$19,511|
|Total Housing Units||855 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||484 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||315 (36.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||56 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,336|
|Average Home Value||$103,667|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.13%|
|Per Capita Income||3.21%|
The table below compares Bay 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.
|Total Population||# 151||72nd|
|Population Density||# 204||62nd|
|Diversity Index||# 367||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 247||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 394||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.