Searcy, Arkansas, in White county, is 44 miles NE of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center) and 95 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. As of the year 2000 census, 18,928 people lived in Searcy.
In Searcy, about 46% of adults are married.
In 2000, Searcy had a median family income of $41,334. Many people in Searcy make a good living. Significantly, more adults in the city have earned college degrees than have people in most other cities in Arkansas.
Searcy residents donated more money ($6,600) to George W. Bush than to the other candidates in the 2004 Presidential race. Across all electoral races, the Republican party attracted the most donations from the city.
An estimated 58% of living spaces in Searcy are occupied by their owners, not by renters. The housing stock in the city is younger than in most places. Optimists try to see the higher property taxes in Searcy as a sign of wealth and desirability.
In Searcy, 91% of commuters drive to work. More so than most places, the city is a decent place to commute to work on foot (or bicycle saddle). You might spend less time in the car if you live in Searcy; people report shorter commutes than most.
Searcy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):
|College Educated Adults |
|Walking and Biking to Work |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
|Affordability of Property Taxes |
|Short Commute Times |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
|Median Family Income |
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