Caraway, AR Profile: Facts & Data

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Caraway, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Caraway had a population of 1,397 as of July 1, 2018. Caraway ranks in 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 Caraway is located at latitude 35.7592 and longitude -90.3221 in Craighead County. The formal boundaries for the City of Caraway (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.32 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 Caraway (GNIS ID: 2403991) 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 Caraway is located within Township of Black Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craighead County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,397
Population in Households 1,397
Population in Familes 1,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 602
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,346
Average Household Income $46,366
Per Capita Income $18,897

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $59,515
Average Home Value $68,555
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.08% 1.16%
Households 1.14% 1.19%
Families 0.82% 0.96%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Caraway, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caraway 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 # 177 67th
Population Density # 197 64th
Diversity Index # 438 19th
Median Household Income # 439 19th
Per Capita Income # 420 22nd

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