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See what Gentry, AR has to offer.

All About

Living in Gentry, AR

Gentry, Arkansas is a small town with approximately 4,000 residents. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 36, are decidedly younger than most cities in Arkansas. Renters tend to be in the minority in Gentry, and 63% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $759 per month is roughly equal to the state average.

Compared to the national average, Gentry has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (25%). Further, 10% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Gentry residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries make up 22% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of just under $58K, Gentry workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Arkansas. Gentry, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.

Gentry residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 41% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Relatively few residents walk to work.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Gentry

Probably shopping n going out too eat n hanging out at each other's house doing mike up n talking n kids hanging out

Great atmosphere great people great locations good places to have family time and friendly neighborhoods

Who Lives Here

Gentry Demographics

Education

High School

36%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

9%

Master's

2%

Doctorate

33%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

17%

4 people

22%

5 people

3%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

48%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

34%

45-65

23%

65+

16%

Getting Around Gentry

Gentry Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

48%

15-30 Mins

20%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

17%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4040

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Percentage: 4040

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Art, Restaurant

Things To Do In Gentry

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 25% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of restaurants here may leave a bad taste in your mouth.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 100% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 100% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The gas stations here are few and far between.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Gentry Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Gentry Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Gentry

6/10

Gentry Intermediate School

Grades 3-5 • Public

NRNo Rating

Gentry Primary School

Grades K-2 • Public

NRNo Rating

Allen Elementary School

Grades 1-2 • Public

6/10
NRNo Rating

Northside Elementary School

Grades PK-K • Public

4/10

Southside Elementary School

Grades 3-4 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in Gentry, AR

Gentry, Arkansas is a small town with approximately 4,000 residents. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 36, are decidedly younger than most cities in Arkansas. Renters tend to be in the minority in Gentry, and 63% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $759 per month is roughly equal to the state average.

Compared to the national average, Gentry has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (25%). Further, 10% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Gentry residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries make up 22% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of just under $58K, Gentry workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Arkansas. Gentry, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.

Gentry residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 41% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Relatively few residents walk to work.