is a city located in Clay County, Arkansas
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 3,679.
Geography\nCorning is located at 36°24'36" North, 90°35'22" West (36.410057, -90.589364)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 8.4 km²
). 8.3 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.93% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 3,679 people, 1,553 households, and 1,018 families residing in the city. The population density
is 443.9/km² (1,150.0/mi²). There are 1,722 housing units at an average density of 207.8/km² (538.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.77% White
, 0.33% Black
or African American
, 0.60% Native American
, 0.24% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.11% from other races
, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,553 households out of which 27.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% are married couples living together, 10.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% are non-families. 30.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.88.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $21,200, and the median income for a family is $29,485. Males have a median income of $22,095 versus $16,383 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,953. 23.2% of the population and 18.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 29.0% are under the age of 18 and 29.6% are 65 or older.