Conway, AR


Conway profile

Living in Conway

Conway is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 65,300 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conway is the seventh largest community in Arkansas.

Conway real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Conway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Conway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Conway is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Conway who work in office and administrative support (13.22%), sales jobs (13.19%), and teaching (8.68%).

Also of interest is that Conway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Conway is a college town. There are a lot of students in Conway attending college, and as a result Conway provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Conway is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Conway, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Conway are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.05% of adults in Conway have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Conway in 2010 was $24,752, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,008 for a family of four. However, Conway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conway is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Conway include Irish, English, European, and French .

The most common language spoken in Conway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.