Searcy is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 24,196 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Searcy is the 21st largest community in Arkansas.
Searcy real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Searcy house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Searcy isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Searcy are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Searcy is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Searcy who work in office and administrative support (14.58%), sales jobs (11.37%), and teaching (9.45%).
Searcy is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Searcy enrolled in college, Searcy has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Searcy is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.22 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.
Searcy is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Searcy citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.89% of adults in Searcy have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Searcy in 2010 was $23,244, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,976 for a family of four. However, Searcy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Searcy is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Searcy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Searcy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Searcy include Irish, English, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Searcy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.