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Cities and Towns

State of Arkansas

Arkansas, abbreviated "AR", is in the West South Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Little Rock. There were 2,958,208 people in Arkansas as per 2016 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Little Rock 17 18,737
2 North Little Rock 5 8,260
3 Conway 5 14,053
4 Pine Bluff 4 4,304
5 Fayetteville 4 27,176
6 Springdale 3 717
7 Arkadelphia 3 5,086
8 Fort Smith 3 6,820
9 Russellville 3 12,091
10 Rogers 2 68
11 Mountain Home 2 1,394
12 Forrest City 2 1,405
13 El Dorado 2 1,599
14 Batesville 2 2,102
15 Hot Springs 2 3,052
16 Monticello 2 3,681
17 Searcy 2 6,061
18 Texarkana 1 0
19 Crossett 1 16
20 North Little Rock 1 22

Largest Arkansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Adona 132
Alexander 2,809
Alicia 142
Allport 228
Alma 5,537
Almyra 345
Alpena 443
Altheimer 957
Altus 861
Amagon 88
Amity 768
Antoine 92
Arkadelphia 10,721
Arkansas City 534
Ashdown 4,565
Ash Flat 1,087
Atkins 3,042
Aubrey 175
Augusta 2,420
Austin 2,823

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 2,958,208
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,236,999
Age of the Population 37.7

Families

% of people married 50.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.1%
Median Earnings25+ $30,731
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,585
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,767

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,782
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $677
Median House Value $111,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Arkansas Post (Monument/Memorial)
Arkansas Post National Memorial
Gillett, Arkansas 72055
870-548-2207

Buffalo (Recreation Area)
402 N Walnut
Harrison, Arkansas 72601
870-439-2502

Central High School (Historic Site)
2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
501-374-1957

Fort Smith (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 1406
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72902
479-783-3961

Hot Springs (Park)
Hot Springs National Park
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71902
501-624-2701

Pea Ridge (Battlefield)
15930 Highway 62
Garfield, Arkansas 72732
479-451-8122

Arkansas flag
Arkansas State Flag

Arkansas seal
Arkansas State Seal

Arkansas quarter
Arkansas State Quarter

Info for Arkansas Government Officials

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