Little Rock is a relatively large city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 197,881 people and 51 constituent neighborhoods, Little Rock is the largest community in Arkansas.
Little Rock real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Little Rock house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Little Rock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Little Rock is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Rock who work in office and administrative support (11.87%), sales jobs (11.41%), and healthcare (9.33%).
Also of interest is that Little Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Little Rock is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Little Rock a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Little Rock is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.28% of adults in Little Rock have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Little Rock in 2010 was $34,546, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,184 for a family of four. However, Little Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Little Rock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Little Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Little Rock include English, Irish, German, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Little Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.