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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  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
    A
Residential Downtown is a neighborhood in Little Rock, Arkansas with a population of 6,238. Residential Downtown is in Pulaski County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Residential Downtown offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Residential Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Residential Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Residential Downtown are highly rated.
About Residential Downtown...
Population
6,238

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$152,190
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$548
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    69%
  • Own
    31%
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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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,878
National
$55,322
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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With the little rock area you are going to see many different shops. From Mom and pops to local coffee shops featuring crazy hip furniture and awesome vintage record players. you'll find more hip coffee shops and bakery's in little rock than you'll find starbucks. and we have plenty of starbucks! Little rock features around 10-20 new restaurants a year, so its not easy to keep up with them all! Jacksonville, sherwood, NLR, Little rock, The heights, southside, West little rock, and Chanel(little rocks Beverly hills) all cities located under 30 minutes of each other are constantly building new restaurants, department stores, shopping centers, and suburbs.
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Little rock may sound like a small agricultural state, but our growing metropolis is creating more and more jobs. such as The Outlets of Little rock, located 12 minutes from down town, and right next to a major(highly traveled) interstate, and right next to little rocks first Bass Pro shop. Opening in Summer of '15 The Outlets will bring 75 new Brand stores to little, and creating over 1,000 new jobs. Little Rocks community is dying for anything new. BJ's a popular chain brewhouse opened a little under a year ago, profiting anywhere from 10-25 thousand dollars a night, the new brewhouse is already building a second restaurant in little rocks twin city across our beautiful river, North Little Rock(NLR). NLR located 8 minutes from down town is a growing city of only 65K. NLR is a growing city located just next to the beautiful, quite suburb Sherwood. NLR amenities feature a newly renovated mall, with a beautiful and highly diverse food court featuring a brand new added movie theater. drive up a newly paved path from the mall to Lakewood village equipped with over 15 higher end restaurants and a brand new state of the art LA fitness, a beautiful new hotel, and many other shopping centers. Located right across Lakewood village is a quiet neighborhood that is being renovated by local home owners, Lakewood, Sherwood, and NLR all located within 5 minutes of each other and is a growing suburb-city know for its tight police force, friendly faces, great shopping, plenty of growing restaurants and low traffic levels. within in my 6 months of working in Sherwood I have seen 8 new constructions for hotels, gyms, restaurants. Little rocks metropolitan area is a great growing city to start any new business.
Quiet neighborhood. Streets always seem empty.