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Craighead County, Arkansas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 82,148
  • Males: 39,586
  • Females: 42,562

Ethnicity:

  • White: 72,604
  • Black/African American: 6,352
  • Hispanic: 1,520
  • Native American/Eskimo: 304
  • Asian: 517
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 41
  • 2 or more: 810

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (73,645)
  2. Spanish (1,785)
  3. French (210)
  4. German (190)
  5. Tagalog (75)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,617

  1. Mexico (741)
  2. Canada (105)
  3. Vietnam (96)
  4. Philippines (75)
  5. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (69)
  6. Germany (65)
  7. Korea (38)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (24,786)
  2. Baptist Missionary Association of America (7,447)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (5,454)
  4. Churches of Christ (4,320)
  5. Catholic Church (3,466)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 30,966
    • Sensory: 3,479
    • Physical: 7,504
    • Mental: 4,400
    • Self-care: 2,295
    • Go outside home: 5,677
    • Employment: 7,744

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 852

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 32,301
    • Utility gas: 17,987
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,801
    • Electricity: 9,888
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 29
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 487
    • Solar Energy: 4
    • Other fuel: 48
    • No fuel used: 57

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 61,851
    • No vehicle: 3,451
    • 1 or more vehicle: 58,400

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 616
    • No High School: 4,148
    • Some High School: 6,751
    • High School: 16,615
    • Some College: 10,178
    • Associate's Degree: 1,793
    • College Degree: 6,757
    • Master's Degree: 2,452
    • Professional Degree: 767
    • Doctoral Degree: 648

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 32,301
    • Owners with phone: 20,294
    • Owners without phone: 355
    • Renters with phone: 10,687
    • Renters without phone: 965

    10 closest counties:

    1. Poinsett County, Arkansas
    2. Greene County, Arkansas
    3. Lawrence County, Arkansas
    4. Cross County, Arkansas
    5. Clay County, Arkansas
    6. Mississippi County, Arkansas
    7. Randolph County, Arkansas
    8. Jackson County, Arkansas
    9. Crittenden County, Arkansas
    10. Dunklin County, Missouri

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    72401, 72402, 72403, 72404, 72411, 72414, 72416, 72417, 72419, 72421, 72427, 72437, 72447, 72467

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KAIT (180 TV) JONESBORO, AR
    • KASU (91.9 FM) STATE UNIVERSITY, AR
    • KJBR (93.7 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KWHF (95.9 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KDEZ (100.5 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KIYS (101.9 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KDXY (104.9 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KJLV (105.3 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KJBX (106.7 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KFIN (107.9 FM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KNEA (970 AM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KBTM (1230 AM) JONESBORO, AR
    • KDRS (1490 AM) JONESBORO, AR
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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