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Monette - Caraway, AR

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Overview


Monette - Caraway is a very small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,034 people and just one neighborhood, Monette - Caraway is the 94th largest community in Arkansas.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Monette - Caraway, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.50% of Monette - Caraway’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Monette - Caraway is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monette - Caraway who work in management occupations (11.84%), farm management occupations (8.21%), and office and administrative support (7.14%).

Another important characteristic of Monette - Caraway is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Monette - Caraway is worth considering.

Monette - Caraway is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Monette - Caraway with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Monette - Caraway in 2018 was $25,506, 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 $102,024 for a family of four. However, Monette - Caraway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Monette - Caraway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monette - Caraway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monette - Caraway include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Monette - Caraway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Monette - Caraway, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (24.1%) than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 93.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Monette - Caraway are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 40.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.4%), and 8.2% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Monette - Caraway, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.0%), and residents who report English roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (69.6%) 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 (24.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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