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Clay County, AR


Designated Market Area: Jonesboro, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Farming, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 14,265   ( 1,818 from 2010)
Land area: 639.2 square miles
Population density: 22.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:13,433 94.17% 13.8%
Black:1421.00% 153.6%
Indian:780.55% 95.0%
Asian:390.27% 105.3%
2+ races:2171.52% 27.6%
Hispanic:3562.50% 64.1%
Total non-White:8325.83% 64.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:374 12.9
Deaths:60520.8
Net Migration: -49-1.7
Net Immigration: -2-0.1
Change in White population:-2,144 -13.3
Change in Non-White pop.:326 2.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
16,083
15,57796.85%
560.35%
400.25%
190.12%
1701.06%
2171.35%
5063.15%

2000
17,609
17,17797.55%
290.16%
1130.64%
140.08%
1330.76%
1400.80%
4322.45%

1990
18,107
18,00699.44%
20.01%
280.15%
60.03%
n/a
650.36%
1010.56%

1980
20,616
20,51999.53%
00.00%
160.08%
80.04%
n/a
730.35%
970.47%

1970
18,771
18,73699.81%
40.02%
90.05%
100.05%
n/a
70.04%
35 0.19%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,707 9.7
2,18812.4
-1,512-8.6
520.3
-1,600 -9.1
74 0.4
1990's
NumberRate
2,117 11.7
2,69614.9
-474-2.6
170.1
-829 -4.6
331 1.8
1980's
NumberRate
2,232 10.8
2,644 12.8
-1,913 -9.3
n/a
-2,513 -12.2
4 0.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,570 8.4
n/a
1,783 9.5
62 0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Clay County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.7
3,043 21.3%
11,222 78.7%
3,206 22.5%
6,063
2.38
3,822 63.0%
2,830 74.0%
418 10.9%
2,241 37.0%

2010
NumberPercent
43.2
3,590 22.3%
12,493 77.7%
3,220 20.0%
6,845
2.33
4,540 66.3%
3,510 77.3%
359 7.9%
2,305 33.7%

2000
NumberPercent
40.6
4,059 23.1%
13,550 76.9%
3,421 19.4%
7,368
2.37
5,000 67.9%
4,239 84.8%
315 6.3%
2,368 32.1%

1990
NumberPercent
39.4
4,103 22.7%
14,004 77.3%
3,746 20.7%
7,482
2.39
5,409 72.3%
4,697 86.8%
217 4.0%
2,073 27.7%

1980
NumberPercent
36.6
5,554 26.9%
15,062 73.1%
3,821 18.5%
7,847
2.60
6,010 76.6%
5,407 90.0%
268 4.5%
1,837 23.4%

2022 Housing Data for Clay County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,514 
Median Value$85,800 
Occupied6,06380.7%
Vacant1,45119.3%
Owned4,45573.5%
Rented1,60826.5%
Median Rent$639 
Single-Family Units6,13881.7%
    Detached6,12081.4%
    Attached180.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units1642.2%
Mobile Homes92812.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Clay County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004036.6%
$10,000 to $14,9994948.1%
$15,000 to $19,9993756.2%
$20,000 to $24,9994277.0%
$25,000 to $29,9993475.7%
$30,000 to $34,9993045.0%
$35,000 to $39,9992103.5%
$40,000 to $44,9994918.1%
$45,000 to $49,9992474.1%
$50,000 to $59,9993605.9%
$60,000 to $74,9995388.9%
$75,000 to $99,99990815.0%
$100,000 to $124,9994667.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991672.8%
$150,000 to $199,9991432.4%
$200,000 or more1833.0%
Median Household Income44,685 
Per Capita Income26,554 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state92 
Compared to U.S.70 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5569.2%
Public Assistance1121.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps86814.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,80367.4%
Unemployed3614.2%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,16471.6%
Not in Labor Force2,45028.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,0971,95551.8%
Non-Profit15428834.8%
Self-Employed60219575.5%
Local Government24635540.9%
State Government6429717.7%
Federal Government533560.2%
Total Private + Self2,6992,15055.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.51797534.7%
Total3,2163,12550.7%
Pct. Govt.16.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts69610.9%
Sales and Office Occupations1,23319.4%
Professional, Technical1,28120.1%
Service Occupations97815.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2964.6%
All others2,17934.2%
White Collar 50.4%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance1,02416.1%
Manufacturing95815.0%
Retail trade65610.3%
Educational services6279.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5568.7%
Other services4607.2%
Construction3355.3%
Transportation and warehousing3175.0%
Finance and insurance2834.4%
Public administration2684.2%
Accommodation and food services2013.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1522.4%
Wholesale trade1322.1%
Information761.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing741.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation651.0%
Utilities631.0%
Professional, scientific, technical611.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction590.9%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Clay County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican290.20%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American490.34%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan490.34%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American320.22%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean320.22%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic60.04%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese60.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English13,67999.3%
Spanish900.7%
German, other Germanic90.1%
Other Indo-European20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,93813.3%
German1,63411.2%
English1,57410.8%
Irish1,3799.5%
European2091.4%
French1741.2%
Dutch1711.2%
Italian1641.1%
Scotch-Irish1250.9%
Norwegian1230.8%
Scottish1090.7%
British960.7%
Welsh610.4%
Swedish510.4%
Russian400.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen14,49899.7%
Not a citizen390.3%
Native14,44199.3%
Foreign-born960.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Clay County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
608 5.9%1,016 9.8%4,255 41.1%2,872 27.8%898 8.7%693 6.7%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 608 5.9%
9-12 Years 1,016 9.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,255 41.1%
Some College 2,872 27.8%
Bach. Degree 898 8.7%
Grad Degree 693 6.7%
Average years of education: 12.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Clay County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 8,135 7,567 568 7.0% 6.8%
1991 8,211 7,502 709 8.6% 7.3%
1992 8,184 7,515 669 8.2% 7.0%
1993 8,291 7,554 737 8.9% 6.1%
1994 8,370 7,846 524 6.3% 5.4%
1995 8,199 7,614 585 7.1% 4.9%
1996 8,105 7,557 548 6.8% 5.2%
1997 8,176 7,723 453 5.5% 5.1%
1998 8,182 7,669 513 6.3% 5.1%
1999 8,177 7,651 526 6.4% 4.5%
2000 8,075 7,645 430 5.3% 4.2%
2001 7,809 7,275 534 6.8% 4.8%
2002 7,779 7,210 569 7.3% 5.3%
2003 7,550 6,953 597 7.9% 5.8%
2004 7,317 6,738 579 7.9% 5.6%
2005 7,030 6,438 592 8.4% 5.3%
2006 7,043 6,462 581 8.2% 5.2%
2007 6,664 6,037 627 9.4% 5.4%
2008 6,598 6,071 527 8.0% 5.4%
2009 6,640 5,897 743 11.2% 7.7%
2010 7,464 6,673 791 10.6% 7.9%
2011 7,263 6,420 843 11.6% 7.9%
2012 6,884 6,156 728 10.6% 7.3%
2013 6,562 5,938 624 9.5% 7.1%
2014 6,459 5,964 495 7.7% 5.9%
2015 6,323 5,911 412 6.5% 5.0%
2016 6,048 5,706 342 5.7% 4.0%
2017 5,890 5,621 269 4.6% 3.7%
2018 5,803 5,553 250 4.3% 3.7%
2019 5,672 5,397 275 4.8% 3.5%
2020 5,519 5,186 333 6.0% 6.1%
2021 5,389 5,172 217 4.0% 4.1%
2022 5,446 5,229 217 4.0% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com