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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Garland County is located in Arkansas with a population of 97,994. Living in Garland County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Garland County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Garland County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$131,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$721
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Garland County 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
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    354.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    21.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    54.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    159.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    2,267.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,096.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    449.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

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Garland County Reviews

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Garland County is a great place for those who love nature and outdoor activities. There are plenty of things to do as a family or as a solo trip. A popular destination is the Garland Woodland Gardens. Beautiful flowers and plants year round according to their seasons. The mountains offer camping sites and there are plenty of lakes to take a swim in or to fish. Downtown Hot Springs, a city in Garland County, has many attractions such as, Bathhouse Row, The Wax Museum, art galleries, the Walk of Fame, Mountain Tower, and boutiques, antique stores, and even the alligator farm. No matter when or with who you decide to visit, you will surely enjoy the trip.
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