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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Searcy County is located in Arkansas with a population of 7,925. Living in Searcy County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Searcy County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Searcy County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$500
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Searcy 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Searcy County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,716
National
$55,322

Searcy County Reviews

1 review
It is very beautiful up here, friendly people, great country. I would recommend that anyone come up here and drink up the wonderful sights that are to be found in the amazing Ozarks. Great place to raise a family.
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