Prairie Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 7,434 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Prairie Grove is the 53rd largest community in Arkansas. Prairie Grove has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Prairie Grove, where the median household income is $50,625.00.
Prairie Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Prairie Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
A relatively large number of people in Prairie Grove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.58% 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Prairie Grove doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Prairie Grove citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.86% of adults 25 and older in Prairie Grove have a college degree.
The per capita income in Prairie Grove in 2018 was $25,799, 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 $103,196 for a family of four. However, Prairie Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prairie Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Prairie Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prairie Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Prairie Grove include English, Irish, German, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Prairie Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.