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  1. Public Schools
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  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Austin is a suburb of Little Rock with a population of 2,789. Austin is in Lonoke County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Austin offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Austin and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Austin are highly rated.
About Austin...
Population
2,789

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$137,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,045
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Austin Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    122.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    73.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    122.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    366.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    4%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    48%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Austin

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,000
National
$55,322
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Austin Reviews

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Austin/Cabot has a small town feel, but is very close to the larger metropolitan area of Little Rock-providing multiple opportunities.
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