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State of Arkansas

Arkansas, abbreviated "AR", is in the West South Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Little Rock. There were 2,947,036 people in Arkansas as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on June 15, 1836.

Please explore the cities and towns of Arkansas, below.

Top Arkansas College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

1 Little Rock 15 18,536
2 North Little Rock 5 9,986
3 Conway 5 14,019
4 Pine Bluff 4 4,018
5 Fayetteville 4 26,814
6 Springdale 3 775
7 Arkadelphia 3 5,166
8 Fort Smith 3 6,978
9 Forrest City 2 1,480
10 El Dorado 2 1,740
11 Batesville 2 2,027
12 Hot Springs 2 3,044
13 Monticello 2 3,899
14 Searcy 2 6,118
15 Russellville 2 12,035
16 Jonesboro 2 13,144
17 Crossett 1 18
18 North Little Rock 1 28
19 Ft Smith 1 50
20 Jacksonville 1 56

Largest Arkansas Cities and Towns

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Adona 114
Alexander 2,880
Alicia 153
Allport 228
Alma 5,514
Almyra 336
Alpena 436
Altheimer 1,012
Altus 843
Amagon 91
Amity 774
Antoine 144
Arkadelphia 10,703
Arkansas City 543
Ashdown 4,611
Ash Flat 1,230
Atkins 3,044
Aubrey 168
Augusta 2,385
Austin 2,584

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Total Population 2,947,036
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 1,251,717
Age of the Population 37.6


% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $30,512
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,285
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,509


Median Family Income $51,464
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $108,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 11.3%

Notable Places

Arkansas Post (Monument/Memorial)
Arkansas Post National Memorial
Gillett, Arkansas 72055

Buffalo (Recreation Area)
402 N Walnut
Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Central High School (Historic Site)
2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

Fort Smith (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 1406
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72902

Hot Springs (Park)
Hot Springs National Park
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71902

Pea Ridge (Battlefield)
15930 Highway 62
Garfield, Arkansas 72732

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