Heber Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 7,156 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Heber Springs is the 53rd largest community in Arkansas.
Heber Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Heber Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Heber Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Heber Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Heber Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Heber Springs who work in office and administrative support (13.36%), sales jobs (12.61%), and food service (5.89%).
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!) Heber Springs 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. Heber Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Heber Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Heber Springs may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Heber Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.43 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Heber Springs overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Heber Springs, 22.22% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Heber Springs in 2010 was $21,222, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,888 for a family of four. However, Heber Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Heber Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Heber Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Heber Springs include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Heber Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.