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Overview

Introduction to Maumelle, Arkansas

Maumelle, Arkansas, in Pulaski county, is 10 miles NW of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center) and 134 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is included in the Little Rock - North Little Rock metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 10,557 people lived in Maumelle.

Maumelle History

Maumelle was named after the Maumelle Mountain. The area was originally inhabited by the Osage Indians. Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto was the first white man who visited the area. It was founded in 1974 by Jess Odom, insurance executive and Arkansas businessman. In fact, the Urban Growth and New Community Development Act assisted him with establishing the community. It is a well planned and affluent community. On June 21, 1985, it was declared a first-class, incorporated city with an aldermanic/mayor form of government.

Maumelle and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Discovery
  • Historic Arkansas Museum
  • Toltec Mounds State Park

Things To Do In Maumelle

While in Maumelle, one can visit the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Plantation Agriculture Museum, Aerospace Education Center, one of the local public libraries or churches. There are many parks that offer recreational facilities including Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Hot Springs National Park, and Lake Catherine State Park.

Maumelle Transportation

The Adams Field Airport provides air transportation.

Maumelle Higher Education

Those living in Maumelle can avail higher education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas State University-Beebe Branch, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and Harding University.

People

Total Population 17,695
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 8,901
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 59.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $99,492
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $911
Median House Value $222,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.4%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 9.2%

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

Maumelle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pulaski
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72113, 72118
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.866
Longitude -92.404

Maumelle 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 NORTH LITTLE ROCK AP
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 53 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station LITTLE ROCK ADAMS AP
Distance 12.6 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 GREENBRIER
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Maumelle, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blue Hill (72118)

Crystal Hill (72118)

Jeffery (72118)

West Marche (72118)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bigelow 325 $40,000
Cammack Village 1,036 $101,111
Little Rock 196,943 $61,635
Mayflower 1,975 $56,250
North Little Rock 65,538 $49,767
Sherwood 30,210 $70,601

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

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