This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Little Rock has a very low population density. Little Rock is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 5/10, there are many things to love about Little Rock, AR, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Little Rock, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Little Rock has a population density of 1,621, with 188,366 current residents.
Out of the 188,366 current residents, 47% are male and 52% are female. 52% of the residents are married and 47% are single.
- 59% Sun
- 51% Rain
- 1% Snow
62°F average temperature
- 34 years Median home age
- $152,360 Median home price
- -2.09% Home appreciation rate
- 9.26% Annual property tax
As for living in Little Rock, the air quality is 15% and the weather, on average, is 59% sunny, 51% rainy, and 1% snowy. The average temperature is 62°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Little Rock, you should know that 51.8% of homes are owned while 37.4% of homes are rented, and 10.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $152,360, the median age of homes is 34 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.09% and the annual property tax is 9.26%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)9
When looking at the community of Little Rock, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Little Rock’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Little Rock is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 55.07% Democratic, 43.52% Republican, and 1.41% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
86%High school diploma
4%Some college or associates degree
14%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Little Rock, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.10% of residents are unemployed in Little Rock (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Little Rock residents: 15.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 27.16% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.4% are in the customer service field, 28.9% are in the sales field, 0.12% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 5.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.41%, 4.41% of residents have an associate’s degree, 22.55% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 13.68% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Little Rock, you should be aware that the average commute time is 21 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Little Rock have a few different options. 81% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.