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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Conway is a town in Arkansas with a population of 64,481. Conway is in Faulkner County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Conway offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Conway there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Conway and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Conway are highly rated.
About Conway...
Population
64,481

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$773
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Conway 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
    374.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    74.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    83.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    371.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,819.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    149.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Conway

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,741
National
$55,322
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I love Conway! I was born her, grew up here, am going to college, and plan on starting a family here. It is a growing town,but in it is such a strong community that will come together at any time to help each other out. All of our 1st responders here are amazing and care so much about the community. The teachers and schools in this town are amazing and so united. We have so many events here where people from the smaller cities around will come in and join the festivities, but most importantly the whole town shows up. We all know each others face and all support each others business and jobs. The teenagers here never have to worry about finding a job because we have so many opportunities and so many families need babysitters. We have 3 colleges in town so we also are very diverse.
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I currently live in Conway, Arkansas and I go to the college right in the middle of town called UCA! Conway is beautiful, clean, and has all you could ever want in less than a 5 mile radius. No matter what you need, the commute is short and traffic is light. My favorite part about this town is the long biking/walking trail that runs right through town and that they care so much for their biking residents. This town is absolutely perfect for any nature lover that also has a taste for convenient city life.
With Conway being one of the fastest growing cities in America, there is one thing that really helps Conway stand out on the map. It’s greatest city staple has to be it’s authentic downtown, where everything is quaint and easy-going. It is the perfect place to grab a quick lunch, while scoping out the fully loaded antique stores and local boutiques, each with their own fun, unique qualities. Just around either corners, there are two high-quality coffee shops available for an afternoon pick-me-up, as well as a couple of bar/venues for an unforgettable night-time experience. Conway’s downtown is sure to leave you with day and night full of food and fun!