Craighead County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas, AR with an estimated population of 108,558 as of July 1, 2018 and is thus ranked 202 in the United States.
In contrast to the 2010 census, the population of Craighead County was still 96,443. This means that the 2018 population percent change from 2010 population of Craighead County has risen by 12.6%.
Craighead County is formed in 1859 and covers an total area of 712.67 square miles. This area is divided into 707.21 square miles land area and 5.47 square miles water area. Density per square kilometre of land area are 136.4 of population in 57.3 housing units.
There were 40,515 housing units in the whole of Craighead County for the 2010 census with 37.291 total households, 24.884 of them family households. At the 1990 census, the population of Craighead County was still 68,956. 2011 population percent change from 1990 population of Craighead County was still 39,86 %, or expressed in detail 27.487 inhabitants. 2017 ACS Population - High School Diploma or more as a percent of 2017 ACS Population - Population 25 and over was 88.3% (percent) and is ranked number 1418 of all counties in the United States.
Labor Force 2018 in Craighead County was 54,12 and is ranked number 552, with a Unemployment Rate 2018 of 3.1 % (percent), which is ranked on number 2336 of all counties in the United States. Median Household Income 2017 was $49,355 (percent), which is ranked on number 1526 of all counties in the United States. To the area of Craighead County also includes Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area and Jonesboro-Paragould, AR Combined Statistical Area.