Introduction to Bryant, Arkansas

Bryant, Arkansas, in Saline county, is 15 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center) and 143 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is part of the surrounding Little Rock - North Little Rock metro area; it is not an isolated city. About 9,764 people live in Bryant.

Bryant History

Bryant city is in Saline County, which was formed in the year 1835 from parts of Pulaski and Hempstead Counties. It was named Saline because of the salt works that were founded a few years before its formation. This city has Arkansas fourth highest median household income.

Bryant and nearby Attractions

  • Bryant Stadium
  • Wilbur Mills Park
  • Indian Springs Lake
  • Bryant Branch Saline County Public Library
  • Ashley Park

Things To Do In Bryant

While in Bryant city, one can visit the Bryant Branch Saline County Public Library and Bryant City Hall. Visitors will also enjoy Caldwell Lake and Indian Springs Lake. Tourists will enjoy Logan's Run which is located in the amusement park. There are several churches including Bryant Church of Christ and the First United Methodist Church.

Bryant Transportation

Adams Field is the nearest airport to the city of Bryant.

Bryant Higher Education

Institutes of higher education that can be accessed from this city include the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, University of Central Arkansas, and Arkansas State University-Beebe Branch.


Total Population 18,497
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 9,939
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 50.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.2%
Median Earnings25+ $42,570
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,336
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,309


Median Family Income $73,553
% Above Poverty Level 96.2%
% Below Poverty Level 3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $864
Median House Value $145,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 13.2%

Bryant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Saline
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72022
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72089
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.595
Longitude -92.488

Bryant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BENTON
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches

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Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander 2,880 $34,300
Bauxite 511 $38,750
Benton 32,208 $65,050
Haskell 4,259 $58,029
Shannon Hills 3,356 $54,898
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