Richest Neighborhoods In Little Rock, AR For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Little Rock are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Little Rock.
Richest Neighborhoods In Little Rock

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Little Rock has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.9x the national median and household incomes are 1.87x the national median.

But where exactly in Little Rock do the richest of the rich people live? That would be River Mountain where the median income is a cool $102,615.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Little Rock out of 28 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Little Rock for 2020? According to the most recent census data, River Mountain looks to be the richest Little Rock neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $643,585. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Little Rock. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Little Rock reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Little Rock and the worst neighborhoods in Little Rock. Or, for living around Little Rock, out the best Little Rock suburbs and the worst Little Rock suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Little Rock For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Little Rock by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, River Mountain, was named the richest neighborhood in Little Rock.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Medical Center.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Little Rock ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Little Rock For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 River Mountain $102,615
2 Rock Creek $86,290
3 Heights $78,491
4 Reservoir $63,381
5 Hillcrest $61,116
6 West Markham $58,258
7 Midtown $53,937
8 Otter Creek Crystal $50,648
9 Walnut Valley $45,419
10 Westwood-Pecan Lake $43,430
11 Briarwood $40,394
12 Capital View-Stiff $40,185
13 John Barrow $39,201
14 Chicot West $38,423
15 Boyle Park $37,311
16 South Geyer Springs $36,572
17 65th Street West $35,436
18 Cloverdale Watson $34,833
19 East Of I-30 $31,557
20 Downtown $30,291
21 Wakefield $30,114
22 Big Dickinson Lake $28,528
23 Oak Forest $28,045
24 South End $26,956
25 Upper Baseline $26,702
26 Central High $26,625
27 Stephens $26,543
28 Medical Center $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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