Ward, AR

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Ward Profile


Overview

Ward is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 5,358 people and just one neighborhood, Ward is the 81st largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Ward was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Ward economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Ward, where the median household income is $59,931.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Ward is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ward is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ward who work in management occupations (12.12%), teaching (11.76%), and sales jobs (9.04%).

Also of interest is that Ward has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Ward is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ward, the average commute to work is 36.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Ward 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.

Ward Demographics

The percentage of adults in Ward who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.37% of the adults in Ward have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ward in 2018 was $23,325, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,300 for a family of four. However, Ward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Ward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ward, AR HOMES

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TYPE OF Ward, AR HOMES

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SIZE OF Ward, AR HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Ward VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Ward Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cabot High School
401 N Lincoln St
Cabot, AR 72023
09-12
Eastside Elementary School
17 Bellamy St
Cabot, AR 72023
KG-04
Ward Central Elementary School
1570 Wilson Loop
Ward, AR 72176
PK-04
Cabot Junior High North School
38 Spirit Dr
Cabot, AR 72023
07-08
Cabot Middle School North
1900 N Lincoln St
Cabot, AR 72023
05-06
Northside Elementary School
814 W Locust St
Cabot, AR 72023
PK-04
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CABOT SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.3% 65.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.8% 57.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 7.5%

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