Conway Statistics

See Why Conway is the Place to Grow

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Workforce Facts

As the secondary job market in the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Area, Conway has a lot to offer. 

Unlike most suburban areas, the majority of Conway residents work within Faulkner County. Combined with surrounding areas, that includes a workforce of over 354,000 within a 45-minute commute. And, with three four year universities, new talent is always pouring in. 

Quick Statistics

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Six (6) Additional Higher-Ed Institutions

All within a 50-mile radius

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Four (4) Technical Colleges

All within a 30-mile radius

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Median Age of Population


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A Young and Educated Workforce

94.3% with a high school degree; 41.3% with bachelor’s degree or higher

Median Household Income (2022)


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Cost of Living Index

85.6. This includes transportation, utilities, housing, healthcare and groceries (For reference, Dallas is a 95) 

A Diversity of Industries

A diversity of jobs in education, health care, manufacturing, technology, energy, government, and an emerging startup community combine to provide Conway residents and business owners with nearly endless opportunities.

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Interested in More Stats?

Check out Pulse of Conway for more statistical information about Conway and surrounding areas!