Located just over the Arkansas River from Little Rock, North Little Rock, Ark., is a bustling city of approximately 62,800 people. Families and retirees alike will love this growing city and its strong sense of community. More than 24 percent of North Little Rock's population is under the age of 18, while approximately 13 percent is over the age of 65. A diverse community in many ways, North Little Rock offers the perfect place to settle into a Southern lifestyle, and North Little Rock apartments for rent are the perfect place to call home.
While people have lived in this area for centuries, the town of North Little Rock was organized on July 1, 1901. North Little Rock saw one of its largest periods of growth after World War II, when the city's construction became a booming industry.
As the state's sixth largest city, North Little Rock has more than its fair share of employment and school opportunities. Pulaski Community College is located in town and provides residents of North Little Rock apartments and houses with access to associate degrees in a variety of fields. The University of Arkansas, Little Rock and the University of Central Arkansas, both located in Little Rock, are only a short drive away. Healthcare is a growing field for the region, with several major hospitals and health insurance companies employing thousands of local residents. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Baptist Health are a few of the largest. Education, telecommunication and industry are some of the other largest job providers in the area.
Temperatures can rise pretty high in the south, but residents of North Little Rock have the heat beat with one of Arkansas' largest water parks located (nearly) in their backyard. Wild River Country provides a number of high-speed water slides, tubing options and, of course, the always popular wave pool.
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