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National Population : 333,590,059
Arkansas State Population : 3,101,839

About Caraway, AR

Caraway, AR is located in Craighead County in the state of Arkansas.

The total City Population for Caraway is about 1,282 with about 214 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,748.

The Average Home Value is $51,500.00, which is roughly 44% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,557.00 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 73% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,667.00, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,120.00 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Caraway is about 18.9%.

Arkansas is ranked #34 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 30.43 out of 100.

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Voting

Craighead County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.37% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 66.37%
Democratic: 30.95%
Other: 1.22%
Libertarian: 1.14%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Black Oak, AR (6.00 mi.)
Etowah, AR (7.44 mi.)
Lake City, AR (7.88 mi.)
Monette, AR (8.84 mi.)
Lepanto, AR (10.43 mi.)
Manila, AR (12.16 mi.)
Dyess, AR (12.63 mi.)
Leachville, AR (12.63 mi.)
Bay, AR (13.48 mi.)
Trumann, AR (13.76 mi.)
Marked Tree, AR (16.52 mi.)
Brookland, AR (17.63 mi.)
Tyronza, AR (19.00 mi.)
Joiner, AR (19.51 mi.)
Osceola, AR (19.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 72419
Latitude : 35.758003
Longitude : -90.310228
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 225 ft.
Area Code(s) : 870

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.43
Male Population Estimate : 48.23%
Female Population Estimate : 51.77%
Median Age : 40.9
Male Median Age : 38.3
Female Median Age : 43.0

White Population Estimate : 99.03%
Black Population Estimate : 0.29%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.75%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.63%
Other Population Estimate : 0.69%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Caraway specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Craighead County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Craighead County: About 431 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Craighead County is about 42% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.