Craighead county is located in northeast Arkansas. Craighead county has 707.21 square miles of land area and 5.47 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Craighead county population is 96,443, which has grown 17.40% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 9.07% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Craighead county median household income is $39,233 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 21.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 19.03% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Craighead county median house value is $107,300 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 35.48% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 46.02% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Craighead county is better than the state average in quality. The Craighead county area code is 870.
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