Clay County Information

Clay in Arkansas occupies 641 square miles and has a 2006 population of 16,497, a change from a 2000 population of 17,611 and 18,107 in 1990. 11.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.8% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 7 acts of violent crime reported in Clay in 2004, a change from 23 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 594 people: 8.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.3%.

Read more about Clay, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyClay 
StateArkansas 
Land Area641 sq. milesRanked 1,601 of 3,140
Population 200616,497Ranked 2,007 of 3,140
Population 200516,598 
Population 200017,611Ranked 1,923 of 3,140
Population 199018,107Ranked 1,785 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion98.2% 
African American.3% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.5% 
Population 5 to 1412.5% 
Population 15 to 2411.9% 
Population 25 to 3410.8% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.7% 
Population 55 to 6412.9% 
Population 65 to 749.8% 
Population 75 and up9.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes723
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults6 
Total Property Crimes57298
Burglaries22 
Larceny Thefts33 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,9758,074
Unemployed Population594431
Unemployment Rate8.5%5.3%

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