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Tontitown, AR

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Overview


Tontitown is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 6,529 people and just one neighborhood, Tontitown is the 83rd largest community in Arkansas.

Tontitown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arkansas, but Tontitown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Tontitown is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tontitown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tontitown who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), teaching (14.38%), and sales jobs (12.62%).

A relatively large number of people in Tontitown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.12% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Tontitown is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Tontitown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Demographics

The education level of Tontitown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.49% of adults in Tontitown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tontitown in 2018 was $41,096, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,384 for a family of four.

Tontitown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tontitown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tontitown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Tontitown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tontitown include German, Italian, European, Irish, and English.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Tontitown, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Arkansas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Tontitown are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.3% of America'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, 42.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.1%), and 16.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Tontitown, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report English roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (51.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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