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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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population66,042
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+28,260
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,936
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,019
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,038

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,527
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.2%
Median Gross Rent$792
Median House Value$119,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)57.8%
German7.5%
Irish7.1%
English6.6%
Scottish1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Italian1.1%
African0.8%
Polish0.7%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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North Little Rock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pulaski County
Standard Zip Codes72114, 72116, 72117, 72118, 72113, 72120
P.O. Box Zip Codes72115, 72119, 72124, 72190
Company Zip Codes72199
Phone Area Codes501
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.76
Approximate Longitude-92.26

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)

StationLITTLE ROCK ADAMS AP
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 75 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationCABOT 4 SW
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 49 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip50.5 inches
StationCONWAY
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp28 to 49 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cammack Village969$102,750
Jacksonville28,661$51,768
Little Rock197,640$62,335
Maumelle17,795$100,076
Sherwood30,251$71,875
Wrightsville1,246$38,750

North Little Rock Public Libraries

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

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North Little Rock Hospitals

Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center
(Government - Federal)
2200 Fort Roots Dr
Arkansas Surgical Hospital
(Proprietary)
5201 North Shore Drive
(501) 748-8000
The Bridgeway
(Proprietary)
21 Bridgeway Road
(501) 771-1500

North Little Rock Public Schools

Boone Park Elementary School
1400 Crutcher St
ZIP: 72114
Primary
Total Enrollment 396
North Little Rock High School
101 W 2nd St
ZIP: 72114
High
Total Enrollment 2468
Redwood Pre-school
401 Redwood St
ZIP: 72114
Primary
Total Enrollment 265
Seventh Street Elem. School
1200 E 7th St
ZIP: 72114
Primary
Total Enrollment 326
Arkansas Virtual Academy High School
4702 W Commercial Dr Ste B3
ZIP: 72116
Other
Total Enrollment 257
Crestwood Elementary School
1901 Crestwood Dr
ZIP: 72116
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
Indian Hills Elementary School
6800 Indian Hills Dr
ZIP: 72116
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Lakewood Elementary School
1800 Fairway Ave
ZIP: 72116
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Lakewood Middle School
2300 Lakeview Rd
ZIP: 72116
Middle
Total Enrollment 1149
Park Hill Elementary School
3801 Jfk Blvd
ZIP: 72116
Primary
Total Enrollment 344
Pike View Elementary School
441 Mccain Blvd
ZIP: 72116
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Ridgeroad Middle School
4601 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 72116
Middle
Total Enrollment 618
Glenview Elementary School
1901 Edmond St
ZIP: 72117
Primary
Total Enrollment 184
Harris Elementary School
4424 Hwy 161 N
ZIP: 72117
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
Lynch Drive Elementary School
5800 Alpha St
ZIP: 72117
Meadow Park Elementary School
400 Eureka Gardens Rd
ZIP: 72117
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
North Little Rock Academy
5500 Lynch Dr
ZIP: 72117
Other
Total Enrollment 154
Amboy Elementary School
2400 W 58th St
ZIP: 72118
Primary
Total Enrollment 397
Crystal Hill Elementary
5001 N Shore Dr
ZIP: 72118
Primary
Total Enrollment 680
No. Heights Elementary School
4901 N Allen St
ZIP: 72118
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Oak Grove Elementary School
5703 Oak Grove Rd
ZIP: 72118
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Cato Elementary School
9906 Cato Rd
ZIP: 72120
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
Northwood Middle School
10200 Bamboo Ln
ZIP: 72120
Middle
Total Enrollment 372

North Little Rock Private Schools

Central Arkansas Christian High School
1 Windsong Dr
ZIP: 72113
Secondary
Total Enrollment 470
North Little Rock Catholic Academy
1518 Parker St
ZIP: 72114
Elementary
Total Enrollment 166
Calvary Academy
1401 Calvary Rd
ZIP: 72116
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 253
Immaculate Conception School
7000 John F Kennedy Blvd
ZIP: 72116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 317
Cedar Heights Christian Academy
14502 Cedar Heights Rd
ZIP: 72118
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
Levy Christian Kindergarten
5124 Camp Robinson Rd
ZIP: 72118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
North Little Rock Montessori School
900 Mission Rd
ZIP: 72118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 89
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