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Searcy
  • Town in Arkansas

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

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Searcy is a town in Arkansas with a population of 23,767. Searcy is in White County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in Searcy offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Searcy and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Searcy are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$714
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    666
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    16.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    88
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    963.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,166.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    234.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    23%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Searcy

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,014
National
$62,843

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