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Easy Access to I30 and I40! Energy Efficient Apartment Homes!
Little Rock AR, 72209
Convenient to I-430 and Shopping...Unbeatable Space Value...Very Spacious Floorplans...
Little Rock AR, 72211
Live how you have always imagined... Located in the heart of West Little Rock, Pleasant Pointe Apartments welcomes you with an apartment you can truly call home. Oversized floorplans, four fantastic swimming pools, tennis court, superior fitness center, minutes from a huge selection of fine dining and exceptional shopping make it easy to get more out of where you live. Choose Pleasant Pointe Apartments as your new home and finally live the way you have always wanted
Little Rock AR, 72211
Walk To UALR...Flexible Lease Terms...Roommates Welcome Here...
Little Rock AR, 72204
Great West Little Rock location! Close to shopping, great restaurants, and major highways! Great place to call home!
Little Rock AR, 72212
Little Rock, AR
Overview of Little Rock
Arkansas' capital city, Little Rock, sits in the middle of this southern state along the banks of the Arkansas River, which flows southward through the state's farmlands before joining the Mississippi River. With deep historical roots and sites that are an outdoor lover's paradise, this area has something to offer people of all sorts who are looking to live in Little Rock.
Little Rock apartments for rent put diverse worlds at residents' and visitors' fingertips alike, blending the country's intricate past from the days of the Civil War and sprawling outdoor landscapes in the Arkansas River Trail System. A large military presence, stretching farms, the flowing river and the bustling downtown and river market districts all combine to make Little Rock a town that has something to offer everyone.
Living In Little Rock, AR
The state of Arkansas was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 when the United States made its largest land purchase from France. Arkansas was created in 1819 and the territorial capital of Little Rock was founded and incorporated in 1831. Little Rock sprung up from the river banks, an ideal place for the capital city, located in the center of the Arkansas territory, protected from flooding of the Arkansas River and a stop on the Southwest Trail from Louisiana and Texas.
Little Rock is Arkansas' most populous city with an estimated 195,314 people according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. This Arkansas city has its roots firmly in history and has a colorful history spanning back to the 19th century pioneer days. Little Rock apartments give residents the opportunity to explore the past as the city was a significant setting and backdrop for the Civil War and the civil rights movement.
Little Rock Work and Study
Little Rock is the center of economic activity in Arkansas, with much of the state rooted in the rural and agriculture industries. According to data from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, major employers in Little Rock have historically been the local, state and federal government, and a dynamic industry is aviation. The city has additionally long been a center for trade due to the Arkansas River.
Apartments for rent in Little Rock are particularly attractive options for students taking advantage of the 12 colleges in the area. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the city's largest institution, with a student body of more than 12,000 students, according to City Town Info. The university is the only metropolitan institution in the state, and established in 1927, it offers students more than 90 degree programs.
The U.S. military has a strong presence in this city as it is home to the Little Rock Air Force Base, which encompasses 6,000 acres and includes one runway. Here is where some of the world's top C-130 Combat Airlifters receive their training.
Rentals in Little Rock, AR and Cost of Living
According to City-Data.com, the median gross rent in Little Rock was $699 in 2010. The cost of living in the city falls far below the average, with a March 2012 cost of living index in Little Rock valued at 86.5, well below the U.S. average of 100.
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that roughly 43 percent of the population choose to live in a Little Rock apartment and that the 2010 census showed that the majority of renters lie in the 25 to 44 years old range. Further research shows that the majority of rental units fall in the range of $500 to $999.
Little Rock Attractions and Special Events
Little Rock attractions are wide-ranging, with a thriving restaurant district of more than 900 eateries, rich historical sites, beautiful outdoor recreation havens and much more.
The Arkansas River Trail System is diverse in its own right, stretching for more than 15 miles along the riverfront and home to one of America's longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges.
History buffs can explore the country's political past and present at the renowned Clinton Presidential Center, investigate the country's military and dive into Little Rock Civil War history at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History and visit Heifer Village which is a hands-on global education facility designed to educate visitors about the potential of a hunger and poverty free world.
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