Rogers is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 66,430 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Rogers is the eighth largest community in Arkansas.
Rogers real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Rogers 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, Rogers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rogers is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rogers who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (12.51%), and management occupations (10.81%).
Also of interest is that Rogers has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Rogers is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.42 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Rogers citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.56% of adults in Rogers have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rogers in 2010 was $31,085, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,340 for a family of four. However, Rogers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rogers is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rogers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rogers residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rogers also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rogers include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Rogers also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.40%.
The most common language spoken in Rogers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.