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Compare city quality of life facts and figures for two of the best places to retire in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Cities
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, College Town, Mountains Lakes & Rivers, Golf na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 83,826 12,807 78,040
Population (1990) 42,099 6,391 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 54 54 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,552 237 2,151
Home Prices
2018 $252,549 $166,460 $419,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '18) 66.9% -0.1% 76.0%
Annual Appreciation ('17 to '18) 12.7% -3.8% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '18) 3.5% -0.0% 3.8%
Big City Prices ('18) $167,000 $147,000 $340,000
Bargain Index 122% 92% 101%
Big City Tulsa Little Rock na
Monthly Rent $1,039 $967 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 16.3 11.6 19.0
Cost of Living (2018)
Cost of Living 79% 69% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Good Days 236 78 72%
Moderate Days 44 39 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 1 0 3%
Unhealthy Days 0 0 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0 0 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 48% 72% 36%
Threatened 2% 1% 2%
Impaired 50% 27% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 32 9 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 116 miles 193 miles 72 miles
City Tulsa Memphis na
Recreation
National Parks 6 4 7
National Campgrounds 64 50 26
State Parks 5 3 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 9 0 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 481 45 346
2015 378 59 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 27% -24% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 27 67 37
White 83.8% 97.0% 80.7%
Black or African American 0.6% 1.1% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1% 0.2% 0.8%
Asian 3.1% 0.4% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other Race 2.8% 0.4% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.1% 0.8% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 1.5% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $54,105 $56,513 $69,596
Occupied Housing 85% 83% 83%
Vacant Housing 15% 17% 17%
Home Ownership 41% 91% 55%
Persons Per Family 2.90 2.20 2.90
Taxes (2018)
Local and State 9.4% 9.4% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 97 days 97 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Cool & Wet Warm & Humid Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 24 F 30 F 27 F
July High Temp 89 F 94 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 46 in 58 in 35 in
Elevation 1,270 ft 680 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .1% .5% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 10
Flood High High Very High
Tornado High Moderate Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High High Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 2 2 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Violent Crimes 46 na 40
Property Crimes 436 na 397
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,166 3,133 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,439 1,993 1,253
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