Mayflower is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,431 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mayflower is the 129th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mayflower is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mayflower is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mayflower who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), sales jobs (10.83%), and healthcare (10.15%).
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!) Mayflower 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. Mayflower has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mayflower than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mayflower may be for you.
Mayflower is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Mayflower, just 11.69% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mayflower in 2010 was $29,712, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,848 for a family of four. However, Mayflower contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mayflower home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mayflower residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mayflower include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mayflower is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.