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Craighead County Statistics

Facts

Land area707.2 square miles
Population Density136.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)101,488
Population change5.2%
Under 5 years of age6.9%
Under 1824.9%
65 and over12.8%
Females51.2%
White82.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race4.6
Asian1.1%
Two or more races1.6%
Black or African American14%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher24.4%
Veterans6,727

Households and Housing

Households37,834
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more76.9%
Median household income$41,393
The Per capita income$23,138
Live below the poverty line20.6%
Housing units42,610
Multi-unit structures21%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$120,700
Residents owning their homes58.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms8,387
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms1.2%
Hispanic-owned firms1.3%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,440,936
Retail sales per capita$15,768
Manufacturers shipments$1,830,332
Merchant wholesaler sales$605,938
Source US Census Data