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 2,990,671 people in Arkansas as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Little Rock1516,191
2Pine Bluff53,829
3North Little Rock45,079
4Fort Smith46,959
5Conway413,172
6Springdale3666
7Hot Springs32,132
8Russellville312,129
9Fayetteville328,070
10Jacksonville251
11Rogers2133
12Forrest City21,319
13Mountain Home21,360
14El Dorado21,503
15Batesville21,974
16Searcy25,196
17Arkadelphia25,621
18Jonesboro213,766
19Wynne145
20Ft Smith178

Largest Arkansas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alpena438
Arkadelphia10,611
Ash Flat1,168
Atkins3,034
Banks128
Barling4,844
Bassett233
Berryville5,421
Bigelow282
Blytheville14,298
Branch330
Bryant19,944
Bull Shoals2,097
Burdette175
Camden11,152
Cave City2,412
Cave Springs3,881
Central602
Clarendon1,759
Clinton2,534

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,990,671
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+1,274,750
Age of the Population37.9

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,155
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,391
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,826

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,065
% Above Poverty Level82.4%
% Below Poverty Level17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$729
Median House Value$123,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.5%
Irish10.1%
German9.9%
English7.9%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Italian1.6%
Polish0.8%
Norwegian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
African0.5%
Welsh0.4%
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, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://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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