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Little Rock
  • City in Arkansas

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Little Rock is a city in Arkansas with a population of 197,958. Little Rock is in Pulaski County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Little Rock offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Little Rock there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Little Rock and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Little Rock are above average.

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About Little Rock...
Population
197,958

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$872
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,195.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    105.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    197.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    887.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,696
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    538.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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