Barling is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,720 people and just one neighborhood, Barling is the 73rd largest community in Arkansas.
Real Estate Prices
Barling real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Barling house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Barling is a blue-collar town, with 41.29% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Barling is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Barling who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), teaching (8.37%) and sales jobs (7.44%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Barling has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Barling has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Barling than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Barling may be for you.
Being a small city, Barling does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.