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Pearcy, AR

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Overview


Pearcy is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 306 people and just one neighborhood, Pearcy is the 272nd largest community in Arkansas.

Pearcy real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Pearcy house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pearcy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pearcy is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearcy who work in food service (25.13%), law enforcement and fire fighting (15.23%), and sales jobs (13.96%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Pearcy is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

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, Pearcy is worth considering.

Being a small town, Pearcy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The citizens of Pearcy are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.62% of adults in Pearcy have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Pearcy in 2018 was $20,566, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,264 for a family of four.

The people who call Pearcy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pearcy residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Pearcy include English, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.

The most common language spoken in Pearcy is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pearcy are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 12.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.7% of U.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, 33.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.2%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households.

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 Pearcy, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report German roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (4.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.6%), 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 between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (11.5%) . 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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