Conway is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 67,638 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conway is the seventh largest community in Arkansas.
Conway real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Conway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Conway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conway is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Conway who work in sales jobs (13.50%), office and administrative support (10.68%), and management occupations (10.03%).
Also of interest is that Conway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Conway is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Conway enrolled in college, Conway has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Not only is Conway a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Conway a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The citizens of Conway are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.71% of adults in Conway have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Conway in 2018 was $27,813, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,252 for a family of four. However, Conway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Conway is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Conway include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Conway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.