Arkansas December 22, 2017
This Might Just Be The Most Peaceful Town In All Of Arkansas
We all know life is worth living in Arkansas, no question. Deciding which city to live in takes a bit more thought. We’ve covered the
happiest city, an up-and-coming city, as well as underrated towns, but if you’re still roaming around to find the best place then let’s turn to the most peaceful town in the state.
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Welcome to Greenbrier!
Based on multiple city data analyses, Greenbrier has been deemed the most peaceful town in Arkansas.
If you're a citizen of Greenbrier, you already know the city is pretty great.
For the rest of us, the top rank was determined predominately by safety ratings. Criteria such as education, health wellness, and income were also observed.
What makes Greenbrier the safest city is the low crime rate.
The crime index is 17 times lower than the national average. They've also won the Safewise Safest City Award for three consecutive years.
Greenbrier also stays stress free because the citizens are generally healthy.
At events like the Moustache Dash, it's easy to see why Greenbrier ranks higher than the state average. Citizens general health condition and lower consumption of alcohol outdid Arkansas' average.
Keeping education a high priority keeps petty crime rates low.
91% of citizens aged 25+ have a high school diploma (the state average is 85%) and Greenbrier is 1.5 times higher than the state average for folks with one year or more of college.
Probably the most ruckus happens at the Brierfest.
This community bonding event is a fun-filled carnival with rides, live music, and delicious food. You can join them for the 2018 celebration from May 25th-27th.
The best way to enjoy Greenbrier's peacefulness is at Woolly Hollow State Park.
You don't have to be a citizen to reap the benefits of a day out on Lake Bennett. The park is favored for fishing, boating, and camping. The 9.4-mile Enders Fault at the park is also a mountain biking destination.
Even if you’ve decided your town is the best place in the state, Greenbrier is definitely worth a visit.
What’s your favorite peaceful spot in your city? Share your zen with us in the comments below!
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