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 2,977,944 people in Arkansas as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Little Rock1417,298
2North Little Rock56,695
3Springdale4576
4Pine Bluff43,998
5Fort Smith46,899
6Conway413,407
7Russellville311,872
8Fayetteville327,892
9Rogers2120
10Forrest City21,209
11Mountain Home21,431
12El Dorado21,509
13Batesville21,918
14Hot Springs22,806
15Arkadelphia24,879
16Searcy25,608
17Jonesboro213,995
18Crossett10
19Jacksonville159
20Ft Smith167

Largest Arkansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Adona211
Alexander2,881
Alicia129
Allport171
Almyra310
Alpena390
Amagon68
Amity646
Antoine63
Arkansas City503
Atkins3,037
Aubrey142
Austin2,789
Batesville10,568
Bay1,887
Bearden902
Benton34,034
Black Rock703
Bluff117
Blytheville14,588

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,977,944
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+1,258,851
Age of the Population37.9

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$32,004
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,169
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,941

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,923
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

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$709
Median House Value$118,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.4%
German10.4%
Irish10.4%
English8.6%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1.6%
Polish0.8%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
African0.4%
Danishn0.2%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
Russian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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