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Conway, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Conway is the 8th largest city in Arkansas with a population of 64,906 as of July 1, 2018. Conway ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Conway is located at latitude 35.0743 and longitude -92.4671 in Faulkner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Conway (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Faulkner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The City of Conway (GNIS ID: 2404119) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Conway is located within Township of Cadron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Faulkner County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Conway: Conway Station.

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Conway, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 64,906
Population in Households 60,532
Population in Familes 43,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,374
Population Density2 1,425
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $50,006
Average Household Income $69,680
Per Capita Income $27,465


Total Housing Units 27,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,567 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,121 (48.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,434 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $169,007
Average Home Value $201,022


Total Households 24,687
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 14,536
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 0.98%
Households 1.19% 1.05%
Families 0.91% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Conway, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Conway to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 99th
Population Density # 20 96th
Diversity Index # 166 69th
Median Household Income # 97 82nd
Per Capita Income # 52 91st

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