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Clay County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 15,324 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 17,609 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,356
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,605
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,556
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,884 (it was 1,861 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 639 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay County: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.1%), Wholesale trade (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clay County, AR (2017)
    • 14,54082.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3031.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2041.2%Two or more races
    • 1030.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 710.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 7,512  (49.0%)
Females: 7,812  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Clay County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,730 ($25,345 in 1999)
This county:

$33,730
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $385 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $446)
This county:

$385
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,907 (it was $40,100 in 2000)
Clay:

$75,907
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,226 - $123,974

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $105,129
Here:

$105,129
State:

$171,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $90,450
Here:

$90,450
State:

$172,587

Mobile homes: $46,925
Here:

$46,925
State:

$74,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $767
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $302

Institutionalized population: 125

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Clay, AR residents
Average permit cost in Clay, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $462 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $428 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Clay, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clay, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clay, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
Clay County:

20.1%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.7% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.6 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 45.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 2.0 years old, American Indian residents: 63.0 years old, Asian residents: 63.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.8 years old, Other race residents: 28.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clay County is $369 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.

Cities in this county include: Piggott, Corning, Rector, Knobel, St. Francis, Greenway, Pollard, Peach Orchard, McDougal, Success.

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clay County: Jim Johnson Landing (A), Apostolic Faith Campground (B), Robinson Broiler Farm (C), Bibb Farms (D), Keller T Farms (E), Richardson Ferry (F), Living Farm Museum (G), Warm Springs Volunteer Fire Station (H), Water Valley Volunteer Fire Department (I), Dalton Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay County include: Walnut Grove Church (A), Yadkin Church (B), Blackwell Den Church (C), Stokes Church of Christ (D), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (E), Noland Church of Christ (F), Mount Pleasant Church (G), Hamil Church (H), Dalton Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lawnbird Cemetery (1), Legate Cemetery (2), Barnett Cemetery (3), Bellah Cemetery (4), Rickman Cemetery (5), Roach Cemetery (6), Scott Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dishpan Lake (A), Bull Pizzle Lake (B), Shakybog Lake (C), Brown Lake (D), Schnabaum Lake (E), Round Lake (F), Peachtree Lake (G), Old River Island Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Murray Creek (A), Mud Creek (B), Mint Spring Branch (C), Midway Creek (D), McIlroy Creek (E), McAfee Creek (F), Mansker Creek (G), Lewis Creek (H), Lemmons Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clay County: Old Davidsonville State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Boone County , Avery County, North Carolina , Marion County , Mecklenburg County, Virginia , Monroe County, Kentucky , Unicoi County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Clay, AR
County total employment by year in Clay, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Clay, AR

Current college students: 402
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (75.9% naturalized citizens)

Clay County:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 751990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.3%

Clay County marital status for males Clay County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,430
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 239
  • 3 or 4: 260
  • 5 to 9: 246
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 to 49: 104
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 786
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Clay County with a mortgage: 1,752 (9 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,758

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,35548
Mainline Protestant7746
Catholic301
Other-2
None8,924-
Clay County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Clay County:

Average size of farms: 488 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $93,523
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $222.71
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,278
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.49%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $113,282
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.80
Corn for grain: 18005 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 21037 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 30394 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 131629 harvested acres
Vegetables: 757 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 82 acres

Tornado activity:

Clay County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 3176194.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 234 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/2/2006, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 177 people and caused $86 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clay County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Clay County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from Clay County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2014 to April 28, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4174: April 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to January 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1872: February 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1872, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Tropical Storm Ike, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to September 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1804: October 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1804, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 03, 2002 to December 04, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1450: January 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1450, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,931 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 324 (7.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 53 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 186 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 137 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Bulgaria (8%)
  • Nicaragua (7%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clay County


  • American (43%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Clay County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 144 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other group homes
71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,849.

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($15,814 average AGI)
2.84% relocated from other states ($15,423 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.84%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greene County, AR  1.36% ($32,597 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.87% ($28,791)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.43% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($23,671 average AGI)
2.55% relocated to other states ($13,014 average AGI)
Clay County:

2.55%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greene County, AR  1.46% ($36,111 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.65% ($58,281)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.45% ($29,409)
to Butler County, MO  0.41% ($29,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Clay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Clay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clay County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,066 (3,182 aged, 884 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 251 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Clay County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (554)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (300)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (290)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (168)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (145)
  • Congestive heart failure (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (116)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (101)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (89)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (72)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,324
  • In family households: 12,324 (1,981 male householders, 2,011 female householders)
    2,852 spouses, 4,124 children (3,691 natural, 198 adopted, 236 stepchildren), 511 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 103 other relatives, 348 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,867 (1,128 male householders (909 living alone)), 1,348 female householders (1,285 living alone)), 392 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 137

Size of family households: 2,043 2-persons, 914 3-persons, 599 4-persons, 276 5-persons, 109 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,196 1-person, 278 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

1,732 married couples with children.
1,197 single-parent households (394 men, 803 women).

98.4% of residents of Clay speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $151,458,000 ($9,037 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,622,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,793,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,313,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,806,000
Federal grants: $36,341,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,090,000 ($212,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,115,000 ($540,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $551,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $16,407,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,269,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 995
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,304
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -694
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.83 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Clay County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Clay County, Arkansas
  • 572014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 4052000 to 2009
  • 1,0171990 to 1999
  • 9731980 to 1989
  • 1,8721970 to 1979
  • 1,4601960 to 1969
  • 1,1391950 to 1959
  • 3921940 to 1949
  • 5561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Arkansas
  • 91 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 5394 rooms
  • 9715 rooms
  • 1,3356 rooms
  • 7087 rooms
  • 3938 rooms
  • 3909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
  • 1851 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 3193 rooms
  • 3564 rooms
  • 3985 rooms
  • 4236 rooms
  • 1147 rooms
  • 858 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clay County, Arkansas
  • 11no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 1,3012 bedrooms
  • 2,4123 bedrooms
  • 5524 bedrooms
  • 975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clay County, Arkansas
  • 182no bedroom
  • 3401 bedroom
  • 6892 bedrooms
  • 6003 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 184no vehicle
  • 1,3771 vehicle
  • 1,8402 vehicles
  • 6663 vehicles
  • 3214 vehicles
  • 1165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 343no vehicle
  • 9651 vehicle
  • 5412 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

84.7% of Clay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Arkansas.

Clay County:

84.7%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,851
  • Other state: 6,357
  • Northeast: 89
  • Midwest: 4,579
  • South: 1,250
  • West: 412
Year householders moved into unit in Clay County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 21.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

3.8%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

2.6%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

20.7%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Clay County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $501,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Correctional Institutions: $790,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    Central Staff Services: $308,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000
    General Public Buildings: $133,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $355,000
    Other - General - Other: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $373,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $877,000
    General Local Government Support: $521,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,786,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $648,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $142,000

Clay County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $501,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Correctional Institutions: $790,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    Central Staff Services: $308,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000
    General Public Buildings: $133,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $355,000
    Other - General - Other: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $373,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $877,000
    General Local Government Support: $521,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,786,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $648,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $142,000

Clay County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $501,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Correctional Institutions: $790,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    Central Staff Services: $308,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000
    General Public Buildings: $133,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $355,000
    Other - General - Other: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $373,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $877,000
    General Local Government Support: $521,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,786,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $648,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $142,000

Clay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $501,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Correctional Institutions: $790,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    Central Staff Services: $308,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000
    General Public Buildings: $133,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $355,000
    Other - General - Other: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $373,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $877,000
    General Local Government Support: $521,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,786,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $648,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $142,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 714
  • Number of aged recipients: 109
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 605
  • Number of recipients under 18: 85
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 403
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 226
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 355
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 296
Most common first names in Clay County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24274.6 years
William23876.6 years
John17375.1 years
Mary15978.9 years
Charles12073.1 years
George10176.0 years
Robert8974.4 years
Thomas6675.7 years
Henry5676.6 years
Ruth5678.8 years
Most common last names in Clay County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11576.6 years
Johnson8677.8 years
Williams8677.2 years
Davis6776.0 years
Jones6272.5 years
Cox5278.9 years
Holifield4677.6 years
Moore4676.0 years
Miller4576.2 years
Brown4278.2 years
Businesses in Clay County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block2SONIC Drive-In3
Hardee's1Subway3
Jones New York1Walmart1

Clay County on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"