Boomtown: Hot Springs by The Numbers
Hot Springs keeps getting hotter as it cements its place among the region’s top vacation towns. It helps that there are endless lures for a diverse mix of travelers. See for yourself how the temperature is rising in the Spa City.
overnight visitors annually
county for tourism in the state
full-time residents in the city of Hot Springs
The cost of living in Hot Springs is 18% lower than the national average. Hint: That means it’s a much more affordable city to vacation and own a vacation home.
homes sold in this booming housing market during 2020 (up 20% over 2019); 33% sold above list.
new businesses have opened in downtown Hot Springs since 2014; 32 of those in 2019 alone!
Increase in Hot Springs’ home values from November 2019 to November 2020. Zillow predicts home values will rise another 10.9% by November 2021.
Lake Hamilton | Lake Ouachita | Lake Catherine
Nearby, Hot Springs Village has 11 more lakes, and it’s only a 40-minute drive to beautiful DeGray Lake.
Located in the heart of the U.S.
There’s no wonder why Hot Springs is fast becoming the top lake town in the region. Its central location in the U.S. and close proximity to expanding North Texas.
annual visitors to Oaklawn
years of racing history at Oaklawn
2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Hot Springs National Park being admitted to the national park system in 1921. The park is notable for being the oldest maintained by the National Park Service.
users of the Northwoods Trails in 2020 — mountain bikers, trail runners and hikers!