The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Little Rock, AR For 2024

The richest Little Rock neighborhoods are River Mountain and Heights for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Little Rock
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Little Rock has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.85x the national median and household incomes are 1.76x the national median.

But where exactly in Little Rock do the richest of the rich people live? That would be River Mountain where the median income is a cool $96,832.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Little Rock out of 27 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Little Rock for 2024? According to the most recent census data, River Mountain looks to be the richest Little Rock neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $679,678. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Little Rock.

For more Little Rock reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Little Rock and the worst neighborhoods in Little Rock.

Or, for living around Little Rock, out the best Little Rock suburbs and the worst Little Rock suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Little Rock For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 River Mountain $96,832
2 Heights $81,906
3 Rock Creek $79,200
4 Reservoir $78,665
5 Hillcrest $73,968
6 Midtown $67,187
7 Otter Creek Crystal $51,613
8 Walnut Valley $50,886
9 South Geyer Springs $50,150
10 West Markham $49,271
11 Briarwood $48,726
12 Westwood-Pecan Lake $45,068
13 Cloverdale Watson $41,717
14 Capital View-Stiff $40,185
15 John Barrow $40,153
16 Boyle Park $40,050
17 Big Dickinson Lake $38,607
18 Chicot West $38,423
19 Stephens $36,465
20 65th Street West $35,436
21 Upper Baseline $35,028
22 Central High $34,319
23 Wakefield $33,180
24 East Of I-30 $32,768
25 South End $31,969
26 Oak Forest $30,444
27 Downtown $30,291

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Little Rock For 2024

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Little Rock.

We ranked every neighborhood in Little Rock by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, River Mountain, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Little Rock.

The richest neighborhoods in Little Rock are River Mountain, Heights, Rock Creek, Reservoir, Hillcrest, Midtown, Otter Creek Crystal, Walnut Valley, South Geyer Springs, and West Markham.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Downtown.

The poorest neighborhoods in Little Rock are Downtown, Oak Forest, South End, East Of I-30, and Wakefield.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Little Rock.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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