St. Francis - Greenway is a very small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,843 people and just one neighborhood, St. Francis - Greenway is the 166th largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in St. Francis - Greenway, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.42% of St. Francis - Greenway’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, St. Francis - Greenway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Francis - Greenway who work in management occupations (13.56%), office and administrative support (10.64%), and teaching (10.35%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) St. Francis - Greenway has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. St. Francis - Greenway has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in St. Francis - Greenway than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, St. Francis - Greenway may be for you.
St. Francis - Greenway is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of St. Francis - Greenway rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.69% of adults 25 and older in St. Francis - Greenway have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in St. Francis - Greenway in 2018 was $22,631, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,524 for a family of four. However, St. Francis - Greenway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call St. Francis - Greenway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Francis - Greenway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Francis - Greenway include Irish, English, German, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in St. Francis - Greenway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in St. Francis - Greenway is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in AR, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 89.9% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas. If you are considering retiring to Arkansas, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
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 St. Francis - Greenway are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 84.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.7%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.8% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.9%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in St. Francis - Greenway, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report German roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.1%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
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 (30.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.