Walnut Ridge, AR


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Walnut Ridge is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,673 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walnut Ridge is the 66th largest community in Arkansas.

Walnut Ridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walnut Ridge is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut Ridge who work in office and administrative support (14.84%), sales jobs (13.75%), and teaching (11.62%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Walnut Ridge has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Walnut Ridge a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Walnut Ridge spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Walnut Ridge 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.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Walnut Ridge rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.73% of adults 25 and older in Walnut Ridge 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 Walnut Ridge in 2010 was $18,295, 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 $73,180 for a family of four. However, Walnut Ridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Walnut Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walnut Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walnut Ridge include German, English, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Walnut Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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