Living in Conway, AR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Conway SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Conway, AR Crime Report

2,590
Total Crimes
3,881.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
51.14%
Above National Average

Conway, AR Cost Of Living

84
Conway's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Conway, Arkansas Info Snack

Conway is a city in the American state of Arkansas and the county seat of Faulkner County, located in the state's most populous Metropolitan Statistical Area, Central Arkansas. Although sometimes considered a suburb of Little Rock, Conway is unique in that the majority of its residents do not commute out of the city to work. The city also serves as a regional shopping, educational, work, healthcare, sports, and cultural hub for Faulkner County and surrounding areas. Conway's growth can be attributed to its jobs in technology and higher education with its largest employers being Acxiom, the University of Central Arkansas, Hewlett Packard, Hendrix College, Insight Enterprises, and many technology start up companies. Conway is home to three post-secondary educational institutions, earning it the nickname "The City of Colleges".
Population
65,069
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$167,000
Median Income
$46,972
Median Rent
$788

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Rankings for Conway in Arkansas

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Map Of Conway, AR

Population over time in Conway

Year Population % Change
2017 65,069 0.9%
2016 64,481 0.5%
2015 64,184 1.0%
2014 63,555 1.8%
2013 62,455 2.1%
2012 61,172 2.5%
2011 59,664 3.4%
2010 57,681 2.5%
2009 56,255 -
Crime/100k Conway AR USA
Violent Crime 541.1 543.6 368.9
Murder 7.5 7.2 5.0
Robbery 83.9 52.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 374.7 410.7 246.8
Property Crime 3340.8 2913.0 2199.5
Burglary 371.7 636.8 376.0
Larceny 2819.2 2040.2 1594.6
Car Theft 149.9 236.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Conway

White
72.6% (47,258)
African American
16.8% (10,938)
American Indian
0.2% (143)
Asian
2.2% (1,434)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (407)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,715)
Hispanic
4.9% (3,174)
Race Conway AR USA
White 72.6% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 16.8% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.9% 7.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Conway, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.6% (623,709)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (402,243)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (678,325)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (809,402)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (879,037)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (1,071,830)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (682,421)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (830,156)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (303,389)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (226,381)
Income Conway AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 8.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 6.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 12.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 11.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 15.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 10.8% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 3.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 3.3% 7.0%

Gender in Conway

Female
52.1% (33,896)
Male
47.9% (31,173)
Gender Conway AR USA
Female 52.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Conway for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,301)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,602)
High School / GED
25.0% (16,267)
Some College
22.0% (14,315)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,205)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (14,965)
Master's Degree
11.0% (7,157)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,301)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,952)
Education Conway AR USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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