Barling, Arkansas 

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Population

4,740

16% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$34,694

Avg. Home Price

$96,600

Best Places to Live in Barling, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area

Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Arkansas
County: Sebastian County
Metro Area: Fort Smith Metro Area
City: Barling
Zip Codes: 72923
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Barling is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Barling jobs have increased by 2.15%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Barling's cost of living is 19.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Barling's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Barling's population is 4,740 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.23%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Barling is $96,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.99%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Barling public schools spend $10,233 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Barling. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Barling

It's a good time to buy in Barling. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Barling Real Estate.

The median home price in Barling is $96,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Barling   1 Reviews
The Police - 11/4/2009
Barling is a nice quiet city to live in, the police however seem to think everyone is a criminal. I have lived in Barling for 2 years now. I have been pulled over 13... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN BARLING, ARKANSAS
72923