An Arkansas Cheat Sheet
State Gem: Diamond
State Tree: Pine
State Nickname: The Natural State
State Flower: Apple Blossom
Population: 2.67 Million - (33rd in the Nation)
Square miles: 53,187 (27th in nation)
Mountain Ranges: 3
State parks: 52
National forests: 3
Acres of forests: 17.2 million
National Park Service sites: 7
Acres of lakes: 600,000
Miles of streams & rivers: 9,700
Major lakes: 13
Arkansas Air Quality (on a scale of 1-100): 91.9
Average work commute: 21 minutes
Cost of living: 15% lower than the rest of the country
Median home cost: $109,100
Highest peak: 2,753' at the height of Mount Magazine
Average annual rainfall: 49.6"
Average annual temperature: 61.4 degrees
Average annual snowfall in the northern regions of Arkansas: 10.4"
Average annual snowfall in the southern regions of Arkansas: 2.8"