These days, Springdale, Arkansas, is on everyone's radar. Twice the city won acclaim as the best place in Arkansas to raise children. The Council for Community and Economic Research named Springdale one of America's 10 most affordable cities. The business magazine, Forbes, ranks Springdale as 28th in the nation for business and careers. Among mid-size cities, NewGeography.com named Springdale the third best for job growth. The city, first named Shiloh, was founded in 1838. The town then incorporated in 1878 as Springdale. Today it is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Arkansas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has more than 73,000 residents, and its schools, health care, and local economy are excellent.
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Housing Statistics There are 17,033 housing units in Springdale, Arkansas. Of them, owners or renters occupy 16,218. Renters lease 6,368 housing units and owners occupy 8,615 homes. The average median rent for 2011 was $505. The average median value of a home in Springdale as reported in 2011 is $123,700. In 2000, that value was $86,500. There are 78 homes listed as rent to own properties in Springdale.
Weather and ClimateSpringdale has a moderate climate and enjoys all four seasons. It is a little wetter than the average city as it gets 45 inches of rain per year. Cities in the United States average 37 inches. Springdale only gets 9 inches of snow per year, while the average city gets about 25 inches. There are 97 days with measurable precipitation per year. Springdale averages 215 sun-filled days per year. In July, the high is about 90 degrees F. The low temperature averages 26 degrees F in January. According to the US Weather Service Comfort Index, Springdale scores 33 on a scale to 100. The higher the score is the more comfortable the climate. The US average on the comfort scale is 44.
Ozark Center Point Place5320 W Sunset Ave, Springdale, AR 72762
Downtown SpringdaleDowntown Springdale is Springdale's Historic Business District. Store and restaurants line downtown Emma Avenue. Stores here have wonderful goods, many of which are locally made. Boutique shops sell apparel and fine clothing for women, men, and children. There are a number of antique shops as well as some of the city's finest restaurants.
Northwest Arkansas MallThis is the newest mall to open in Springdale and it is on the southern edge of the city on U.S. 71B. The mall has many familiar stores and is climate controlled.
Springdale NeighborhoodsSpringdale has several neighborhoods that you should know about:
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