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Overview

Introduction to North Little Rock, Arkansas

North Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski county, is 128 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The people of the city are in the Little Rock - North Little Rock metropolitan area. North Little Rock has a population of 60,433.

North Little Rock History

North Little Rock was established in 1866. It was incorporated on July 17, 1901. Prior to that, it was known as Argenta. In 1890, Little rock annexed Argenta and by 1901 the area was incorporated as North little Rock. By October 1917, the city adopted its current name. The City Hall of North Little Rock was constructed in 1914. It is located in Pulaski County, which was founded on December 15, 1818 and named in honor of Count Casimir Pulaski.

North Little Rock and nearby Attractions

  • Arkansas National Guard Museum
  • Old Mill
  • Aerospace Education Center
  • Old State House
  • Toltec Mounds State Park

Things To Do In North Little Rock

You can visit the Arkansas National Guard Museum, Aerospace Education Center, Arkansas Arts Center, and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History during your stay in North Little Rock. The Rose City Park, Riverview Park, Cooks Landing Park, and a number of other parks also offer recreational facilities. One can also visit the Lynch Waterproofing and Aladdin's Castle during their leisure time. There are many churches in the city such as the Lakeview United Methodist Church, Berean Church, and the Bethany Baptist Church.

North little Rock Transportation

Adams Field Airport is nearby.

North Little Rock Education

Pulaski Technical College, Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design, New Tyler Barber College Inc, Lees School of Cosmetology, Mid South Aviation, and others institutes provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 65,538
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 27,540
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 39.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,527
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,435

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,767
% Above Poverty Level 73.9%
% Below Poverty Level 26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $118,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 8%

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

North Little Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 128 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pulaski
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72113, 72114, 72116, 72117, 72118, 72120, 72198
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72115, 72119, 72124, 72190, 72231
Company Zip Codes 72199
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.769
Longitude -92.266

North Little Rock 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 LITTLE ROCK ADAMS AP
Distance 2.3 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 CABOT 4 SW
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baucum (72117)

Blue Hill (72118)

Booker (72117)

Cato (72116)

Crystal Hill (72118)

Galloway (72117)

Indianhead Lake Estates (72116)

Jeffery (72118)

Marche (72117)

Rixey (72117)

Sylvan Hills (72116)

Veterans Admin Fac (72114)

Veterans Admin. Fac. (72114)

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
Cammack Village 1,036 $101,111
Jacksonville 28,726 $47,109
Little Rock 196,943 $61,635
Maumelle 17,695 $99,492
Sherwood 30,210 $70,601
Wrightsville 1,204 $34,777

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

North Little Rock Public Libraries

Library
William F. Laman Public Library
2801 ORANGE STREET
North Little Rock, Arkansas
(501) 758-1720
Library Web Site

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North Little Rock Hospitals

ARKANSAS SURGICAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
5201 NORTH SHORE DRIVE
(501) 748-8000
Emergency Service: Yes

BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER NORTH LITTLE ROCK
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
3333 SPRINGHILL DRIVE
(501) 202-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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North Little Rock High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

NLR HIGH SCHOOL-WEST CAMPUS
101 WEST 22ND
501-771-8100
Serves 1,271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

OAK GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
10025 OAKLAND DR.
501-851-5350
Serves 815 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5703 OAK GROVE RD
501-851-5370
A Title I School.
Serves 385 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

SALINE COUNTY CAREER CENTER
3000 WEST SCENIC DRIVE
501-812-2214
A Vocational School

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