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A+ Rogers Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Rogers Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Arkansas
Rogers
8911% less expensive than the US average
Arkansas
8416% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rogers cost of living
D Rogers Crime Total crime is 6% lower than Arkansas
Total crime
3,26226% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3126% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-18%Year over year crime is down
Rogers crime
C Rogers Employment Household income is 27% higher than Arkansas
Median household income
$53,6383% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$29,6521% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%52% lower than the US average
Rogers employment
A- Rogers Housing Home value is 34% higher than Arkansas
Median home value
$153,90017% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$82113% lower than the US average
Home ownership
59%8% lower than the US average
Rogers real estate or Rogers rentals
F Rogers Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Arkansas
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
40%19% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:19% higher than the US average
Rogers K-12 schools or Rogers colleges

Living in Rogers, AR

Located in the state of Arkansas, Rogers is a medium-sized city with a population of 61,979 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Rogers is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Rogers are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 22% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 33 years old, Rogers could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. 78% of the people in Rogers (over the age of 15) are married and 49% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Rogers, Arkansas could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. The best areas in Rogers and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, weather, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Arkansas and national averages.

Rogers, AR receives 73/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #25 in Arkansas and #6,992 in the USA. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Rogers ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and housing (A-). The bad news for Rogers, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (F) and education (F).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Rogers has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: War Eagle Mill, War Eagle Cavern, and Beaver Lake State Park.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Rogers can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

Rogers real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Rogers. Median real estate prices in Rogers come in at $153,900, which is 34.2% higher than the Arkansas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rogers, the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 7.4% higher than the Arkansas average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Rogers will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Rogers, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 6.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.9%.

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To be a great city, the city needs to have fine weather, good schools, transportation and other facilities for the residents and Rogers AR is no exception. This small suburb has been able to attract business travelers and visitors from around the United States as well as outside the country, and many people have succeeded in their venture. I'm in Rogers since a few months and can't wait to explore this place. I have many friends and a few relatives in the area, so I'd be going against their wishes if I didn't put in my two sent' worth of suggestions.

The people that keep me company in a nearby coffee shop that I visit daily are mostly are my neighbors. The store next to this coffee shop has some wonderful pizzas and burgers to go, although it doesn't look like a fast-food place. You will find amazing steaks and seafood cuisines here, not to mention the aura and customer service they offer. What a difference do they make by providing all these foods for a price that is affordable to anyone! Rogers also has some blend of traditional food places where meals are made from homegrown products using traditional way of cooking. There are varieties, from custom made pastries to BBQ meat. Overall, there is something for everyone.

This place is wonderful; there are lots of things you can do on any given day. It probably is the best day for me to be here because right now I got an opportunity to watch a free movie at a nearby theater. For families, this city is a safe place and the right one to call home. Everything here is neat and clean from streets to neighborhoods and offices.
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Source: The Rogers, AR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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