SperlingViews - Searcy, Arkansas
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86.79% of people are white, 7.49% are black, 1.26% are asian, 0.50% are native american, and 3.96% claim 'Other'. 91.43% of the people in Searcy, AR, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 8.57% are non-hispanic).
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good, bad, and the ugly - 7/19/2008
Good- Searcy is a nice town with small town appeal and larger city ammenities coupled with bigger city accessibility.
Bad- The city is not planned well for the growth. This is a problem in the infrastructures ie. roads, drainage, subdivisions, et al.
Ugly- There is a great deal of discrimination and closed-mindedness in this community.[read more...]
excellent enviromental rating - 6/24/2008
Cleaner than most cities ,also reasonable housing,small town feel ,growing. We are in the foothills to the Ozarks--very nice place to live--accessibilty to the Ozarks and also Little Rock AR.[read more...]
Searcy is a Great Place to Live - 5/17/2008
Approximately two years ago I moved back to Searcy. I lived here for 11 years previously. After living in the Kansas City metropolitan area for 23 years, I was concerned about moving back to a city of approximately 20,000. It has been a very good experience. Searcy has a lot of growth going on now. There are new stores and restaurants going up regularly. Main Street has a beautification plan that is going strong. The campus of Harding University is now undergoing a facelift as well. There are homes in virually every price category that are available. The schools are excellent as are the healthcare facilities. The slower pace has been a difficult adjustment, at times, but the slower pace of life is less stressful. I have found people very friendly, helpful and kind. A total stranger once gave me a ride when I knocked on her door to ask to use her telephone to call for a locksmith. (I had locked my keys and phone in my car.) Now, that is what I call a great neighnorhood![read more...]