Pea Ridge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 7,140 people and just one neighborhood, Pea Ridge is the 57th largest community in Arkansas.
Pea Ridge real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Pea Ridge 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, Pea Ridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pea Ridge is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pea Ridge who work in sales jobs (20.24%), office and administrative support (17.91%), and management occupations (9.95%).
A relatively large number of people in Pea Ridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The population of Pea Ridge 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 Pea Ridge, 21.68% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pea Ridge in 2018 was $31,239, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,956 for a family of four. However, Pea Ridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pea Ridge is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pea Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pea Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pea Ridge include German, Trinidadian and Tobagonian, Irish, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pea Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Arkansas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry.
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 Pea Ridge are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.3% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 31.3% 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 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.0%), and 16.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Pea Ridge, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (6.7%), and residents who report English roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
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 between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (70.6%) 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 (14.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.