Conway is the largest city in Faulkner County in the center of Arkansas. Nearly 60,000 residents live in work within Conway’s 60 square mile boundaries. Conway is bordered by Lake Conway on the east and the Arkansas River on the west. Most of the residents live in urban or suburban homes on the west side of town, while the downtown core and east Conway are a mix of commercial and industrial sectors. Conway’s average population is young, middle-class working professionals. Unemployment is low, and good jobs are a major draw for new residents. Additionally, Conway boasts a thriving arts and entertainment district and a historic downtown core.