Rogers, AR

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Living in Rogers

Rogers is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 65,021 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, Rogers isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rogers are a mix 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 sales jobs (13.79%), office and administrative support (13.19%), and management occupations (10.35%).

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.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.51 minutes getting to work every day.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Rogers is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Rogers, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

In terms of college education, Rogers is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.63% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rogers in 2010 was $29,652, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,608 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 32.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rogers include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Rogers also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.32%.

The most common language spoken in Rogers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.