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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 19,162
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 10,533
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28%
Median Earnings25+ $41,708
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,707
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,437

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,185
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $869
Median House Value $145,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.7%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 12.4%

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

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station LITTLE ROCK ADAMS AP
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
Station MALVERN
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander 2,809 $37,409
Bauxite 546 $40,313
Benton 32,725 $66,241
Haskell 4,323 $61,833
Shannon Hills 3,497 $61,833
Tull 631 $67,917

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

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Bryant High Schools

BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL
200 N.W. FOURTH ST.
501-847-5605
Serves 1,742 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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