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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 2,968,472 people in Arkansas as per 2017 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Little Rock1717,628
2Fort Smith56,696
3North Little Rock57,226
4Pine Bluff44,307
5Conway413,706
6Fayetteville427,562
7Springdale3743
8Arkadelphia35,044
9Russellville311,926
10Rogers2184
11Forrest City21,332
12Mountain Home21,382
13El Dorado21,561
14Batesville22,052
15Hot Springs22,942
16Monticello23,924
17Searcy25,974
18Jonesboro214,156
19Ft. Smith10
20Crossett18

Largest Arkansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Adona143
Alexander2,794
Alicia168
Allport189
Alma5,599
Almyra307
Alpena416
Altheimer1,028
Altus754
Amagon69
Amity633
Antoine88
Arkadelphia10,728
Arkansas City548
Ashdown4,533
Ash Flat1,067
Atkins3,038
Aubrey141
Augusta2,387
Austin3,108

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

Demographics

People

Total Population2,968,472
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+1,247,999
Age of the Population37.7

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,114
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,300
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,198

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,123
% Above Poverty Level81.2%
% Below Poverty Level18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$689
Median House Value$114,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.3%
German10.7%
Irish10.6%
English9.2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1.6%
Polish0.8%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
African0.3%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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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

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