Bay Craighead County, Arkansas

Bay: City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States

About

Bay is a city located in the county of Craighead in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,801. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,816 inhabitants.

Bay Quick Facts

Population : 1,816 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Craighead County
Postal code : 72411
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0.27%
Land as percent of area : 99.73%
Altitude : 230 feet / 70 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:32:53 (18th May 2022)
Population growth : 0.83% (2010-2020)
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Location of Bay on Arkansas map.
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Geography

Bay is located at 35°44'32"N 90°33'44"W (35.7423000, -90.5623300).

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Demographics

The population of Bay increased by 0.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2009 2,058 - census
2010 1,801 -14.27% census
2011 1,818 0.94% estimation process
2012 1,829 0.6% estimation process
2013 1,814 -0.83% estimation process
2014 1,805 -0.5% estimation process
2015 1,817 0.66% estimation process
2016 1,826 0.49% estimation process
2017 1,813 -0.72% estimation process
2018 1,813 0% estimation process
2019 1,821 0.44% estimation process
2020 1,816 -0.28% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,878
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,244
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,191
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,248
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 83.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 621
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.7%

Bay zip code is 72411. County name: Craighead, County fips: 05031

Bay, Big Bay, Big Bay Siding Station

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,082
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $392
2015-2019 median gross rent : $598
2015-2019 Households : 3,985
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 41,873
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 271,863
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 619,923
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 300,070
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,778
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,202
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,503
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,105
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 689
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 257
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 154
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 866
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 179
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 796
2010 population per square mile : 933.3
2010 land area in square miles : 10.98

People born in Bay (1)

American baseball player and coach Wally Moon was born in Bay

Schools in Bay

College & universities near Bay, AR

Code Name City ZIP
489830 Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Jonesboro (AR) 72401

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bay, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Bay

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bay Post Office Bay (AR) 72411

Other cities in Craighead County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Craighead County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
City of Jonesboro 70,187 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Brookland 3,863 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lake City 2,650 City in Arkansas, USA
Bono 2,595 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Monette 1,629 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Caraway 1,288 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cash 359 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Lake View 349 City of Arkansas, USA
Black Oak 259 Town in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Fisher 212 Human settlement in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States of America
Egypt 111 Town in Arkansas

Distance to Other Cities

Bay distances to largest Arkansas cities