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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Conway is a town in Arkansas with a population of 64,184. Conway is in Faulkner County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Conway offers residents a 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
64,184

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$742
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Conway Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    317
    283
  • Murder
    2
    6
  • Rape
    62
    41
  • Robbery
    95
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    499
    500
  • Theft
    2,768
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    223
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$47,190
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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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!
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I love this beautiful college town! It is a great size community and not far from Little Rock. Plenty of shopping to do in Conway and it is growing like wildfire. The city is continuing to expand outward, as far as nightlife activities go you might as well jump into your car and drive to Little Rock for a night out. There are a few spots downtown Conway that are decent to go out and listen to live music at but if you’re looking to “club” it’s not going to happen here. Since it’s a college town it’s also a dry county, which I can understand trying to keep the 5 different colleges dry but in all honesty they can make a 20 min drive to the closest liquor store. Plenty of new shopping areas are being built nearly every month and new restaurants are going up monthly.
Conway has expanded since my first year of college in 2005. This city is very dear to me because of all the accomplishments as well as hardships I have endured while being here. I became here straight out of high school and into adulthood. This is the place where I started college, bought my first place, had my first boyfriend, as well as my first job. I even bought my first car here! My children are were born and are currently being raise here! Outside of the good things, Conway is where I had my first break up, my first termination from a job, my first hardship in life. Through all those things good and bad, Conway is home and full of opportunities for my family and I.