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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Craighead County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13,915

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,887

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,048

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,262

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,307

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,361

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,313

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,939


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Craighead County, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,949

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,150

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,411

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,871

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,510

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,178

Householder 75 years and over : 456

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 391

Householder 35 to 44 years : 450

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,329

Householder 55 to 59 years : 646

Householder 60 to 64 years : 938

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,213

Householder 75 years and over : 2,091


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Craighead County, Arkansas)

Less than 10.0 percent : 716

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,322

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,816

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,853

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,314

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,259

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 775

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,368

50.0 percent or more : 3,831

Not computed : 1,195


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Craighead County, Arkansas)

Built 2010 or later : $190,900

Built 2000 to 2009 : $182,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $133,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $119,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $98,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $78,900


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Craighead County, Arkansas: 66.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Craighead County, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 352 352 $33,789,379
  Two Family 2 4 $225,324
  Three and Four Family 30 119 $3,762,702
  Five or More Family 24 368 $15,411,842
  Total

408 843 $53,189,247
2000        
  Single Family 271 271 $28,878,639
  Two Family 9 18 $745,752
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $425,800
  Five or More Family 1 16 $320,000
  Total

284 317 $30,370,191
2001        
  Single Family 377 377 $37,861,436
  Two Family 12 24 $1,513,480
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $1,167,912
  Five or More Family 3 24 $1,008,000
  Total

398 449 $41,550,828
2002        
  Single Family 455 455 $46,645,180
  Two Family 5 10 $603,792
  Three and Four Family 7 24 $1,145,052
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

467 489 $48,394,024
2003        
  Single Family 501 501 $51,976,361
  Two Family 6 12 $732,520
  Three and Four Family 15 47 $1,127,118
  Five or More Family 9 78 $2,847,735
  Total

531 638 $56,683,734
2004        
  Single Family 486 486 $52,321,858
  Two Family 1 2 $81,328
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $150,000
  Five or More Family 4 26 $2,188,092
  Total

492 518 $54,741,278
2005        
  Single Family 446 446 $49,990,591
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 6 23 $877,912
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

452 469 $50,868,503
2006        
  Single Family 486 486 $45,819,769
  Two Family 1 2 $396,000
  Three and Four Family 12 45 $1,762,160
  Five or More Family 4 96 $3,600,000
  Total

503 629 $51,577,929


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Craighead County, AR): $32,425
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Craighead County): $74,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Craighead County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 55.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.8%
Electricity: 30.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Craighead County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 12.24%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 25.98%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 54.43%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.35%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Craighead County): $454
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Craighead County): $581


(updated 2010)



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