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Featured Apartments in Arkansas
Washer and dryer in every unit...On-site management 7 Days a week...convenient to Northwest Arkansas
Rogers AR, 72756
Great location! Playground! Community luandry room!
Jacksonville AR, 72076
Just a short journey from Beaver Lake or the Bella Vista golf courses, Stoneleigh Centerton is close to everything you love about picturesque Arkansas!
Centerton AR, 72719
An affordable luxury apartment community. Built on a beautiful 18 hole golf course. Washer & Dryer in every unit.
Marion AR, 72364
Washer and dryer in every apartment...On-site management 7 days a week...Convenient to I-540 and the University of Arkansas...
Fayetteville AR, 72703
Convenient to U of A..On-site Management 7 Days a Week..On Bus Route
Fayetteville AR, 72703
An Affordable Luxury Apartment Community..Washer & Dryer in Every Unit..Membership to The Links at Jonesboro Golf & Athletic Club
Paragould AR, 72450
Great West Little Rock location! Close to shopping, great restaurants, and major highways! Great place to call home!
Little Rock AR, 72212
Washer & Dryer in Every Apartment...On Site Management 7 days a week...Convenient to I-540
Fayetteville AR, 72703
All That You Need and Want... We Have
Conway AR, 72034
"I believe in Arkansas as a land of opportunity and promise," says the Arkansas Creed. The scenic beauty, thriving economy and low cost of living may translate into a good opportunity for you if you're considering moving to the Natural State.
With three national forests, Hot Springs National Park, Buffalo National River, 45 state parks, 13 major lakes, 2 mountain ranges and 9,000 miles of streams and rivers, it's no wonder how Arkansas earned its nickname. The beauty of the scenery is enhanced by the four distance seasons that grace the landscape.
What to Expect
Living in Arkansas is cheaper than in most of the neighboring states. Rent and utilities are lower than most other major cities, and the overall cost of living is rated below the national average. Average apartments for rent go for only $475, the lowest in the entire country, according to one study (by comparison, Washington, D.C., and New York apartment rentals topped the list at more than $1,600, and the next lowest was Memphis at $540).
For those who are relocating to Arkansas apartments without a job, there's good news: Arkansas is a great place to find work, the unemployment rate is consistently below the national average. In the past, Arkansas was primarily an agricultural state, and it is still the number one producer of rice and poultry. However, industry has surpassed agriculture as the main economic force, and Arkansas is currently ranked eighth in the nation for industry. The state houses the home offices of such major companies as Jacuzzi, Tyson Foods, TCBY, Riceland Foods, Sam Walton's Wal-Mart, Maybelline, Dillards Department Stores and J.B. Hunt Transport Company. Other major manufacturers in the state include Whirlpool Corporation, International Paper, American Greetings and Georgia Pacific.
Where to Explore
The principal cities of Arkansas include Little Rock (population 183,133), the state capital and chief commercial center, located on the Arkansas River; Fort Smith (80,268), an industrial center; North Little Rock (60,433), on the opposite bank of the river; Pine Bluff (55,085), a center of the state's wood-processing industry; Jonesboro (55,515), a commercial and farm-goods processing center; Fayetteville (58,047), an industrial city and distribution center for rich agricultural region; and Hot Springs (35,750), a resort and spa in the Ouachita Mountains.
Little Rock Apartments Little Rock, the capital city of Arkansas, is located near the center of the state. Its claims to fame include being President Bill Clinton's first capital city and the cradle of the civil rights movement. Little Rock offers exciting nightlife, excellent restaurants and interesting destinations like the new Clinton Presidential Center and Park. The weather is comfortable much of the year, with highs reaching into the low 80s in the summer and dipping down into the 30s in winter. Perhaps the most popular spot in town, the historic, downtown River Market District has been part of a revitalization of the riverfront over the past decade. Housing in general is limited, but there are some gorgeous new apartments for rent in this exciting, up-and-coming neighborhood.
Fayetteville Arkansas's third largest city, Fayetteville provides residents with many cultural and educational opportunities. Shopping, nightlife and sports events (Fayetteville is home to the Razorbacks) are high on the list of Fayetteville's amenities, not to mention the natural world that surrounds the area with mountains, trails, lakes and rivers. Fayetteville's public and private schools are some of the state's best, providing young people a great start in education and extracurricular activities. A rich culture, exciting urban lifestyle, hometown character and reasonably priced housing, including homes and apartments, makes Fayetteville a wonderful place to live.
Fort Smith Fort Smith is "Where life's worth living," according to the town motto. This energetic city—the second largest in the state—is known for welcoming newcomers with a blen of Southern hospitality and Western openness. An ambitious downtown redevelopment program is a sign of the city's energy and desire to improve its future. Look for apartment rentals in this burgeoning area to get in on the ground floor of its renaissance.
What to Evaluate
With a population of 2.6 million and growing, Arkansas is a dynamic state full of bright prospects. If your employment options lead you to Little rock or one of the other major cities, you'll find plentiful options for apartments for rent. Consider moving in to one of the downtown areas currently under restoration; the urban lifestyle, reasonable rents on apartments and dynamic atmosphere may be just the opportunity you were looking for.