The average cost of Living in the United States is said to be 100. A number below 100 means a city's cost of living is less than an average U.S. city.
Little Rock's cost of living is 90.80, which is slightly below average. The unemployment rate on 5/2012 was reported as 7.3% (vs the national average of 8.2%).
In 2010, the population of Little Rock was 193,524, according to the US Census Bureau. There are 877,091 residents in the Greater Little Rock Metropolitan area according to the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Median household income (adjusted for cost of living): $50,012
Bachelor's degree or higher (25 years and over): 38.1% (compared to 19.1% in all of Arkansas)
Median Household Income: $44,068
Median Property Value: $145,300
Property crime rate per 1,000 residents (burglary and auto thefts): 29.31
Percentage Below the Poverty Level: 17.4%