Gravette is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 3,647 people and just one neighborhood, Gravette is the 106th largest community in Arkansas.
Gravette real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Gravette house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gravette is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.73% of the Gravette workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gravette is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gravette who work in sales jobs (17.54%), management occupations (14.17%), and office and administrative support (12.04%).
As is often the case in a small city, Gravette doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Gravette are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.64% of adults in Gravette have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Gravette in 2018 was $22,636, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,544 for a family of four. However, Gravette contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gravette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gravette residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gravette include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Gravette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Arkansas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Gravette are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 41.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 12.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Gravette, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (86.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.