North Little Rock is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 66,127 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, North Little Rock is the sixth largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Little Rock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Little Rock is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Little Rock who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), sales jobs (10.34%), and management occupations (9.72%).
Also of interest is that North Little Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about North Little Rock, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because North Little Rock is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes North Little Rock a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In terms of college education, North Little Rock is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.47% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Little Rock in 2010 was $24,639, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,556 for a family of four. However, North Little Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Little Rock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Little Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Little Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Little Rock include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in North Little Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.