Springdale’s central location makes it the perfect spot for families to live, particularly if one parent commutes north to Bentonville or Rogers for work and the other stays in Springdale or heads south to Fayetteville.

Springdale 2018 Population: 81,029

Known for: Tyson Foods World Headquarters, The Jones Center, Shiloh Museum, Northwest Arkansas Naturals

Median Home Sale Price: $177,500

The city is the corporate headquarters of Tyson Foods, a Fortune 100 company. The Jones Center, located in Springdale, boasts a year-round ice arena and a 2.75 acre state-of-the-art outdoor bicycle park that includes the largest asphalt pump track in North America. Baseball enthusiasts will appreciate the Arvest Ballpark, home to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.