dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Rogers, Arkansas

Rogers, Arkansas, in Benton county, is 18 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 105 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is in the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers area.

Rogers History

Rogers was named after C. W. Rogers, vice president and general manager of the Frisco Railroad. It was founded as a stop on the Frisco and St. Louis Railroad. It grew as a trade center for the surrounding rural area. The city was incorporated on June 6, 1881. Agriculture was important to Rogers even after World War II. It now has many retail centers and important plants.

Rogers and nearby Attractions

  • Rogers Historical Museum
  • Daisy Airgun Museum
  • Pea Ridge National Military Park

Things To Do In Rogers

The Eureka Springs is one of the city's major attractions. The Eureka Springs and North Arkansas Railway provides a ride through the hills of Ozark. One can visit the Walmart Visitors Center while in the city. The city also has many amusement and theme parks and many churches including Baptist, Episcopal and Methodist churches. The city of Rogers hosts the Civil War Ozark Heritage Festival, Frisco Festival, and Pinnacle Hills Promenade Art Festival every year.

Rogers Transportation

Rogers Municipal-Carter Field Airport provides air transportation.

Rogers Higher Education

Higher education facilities are offered at Northwest Arkansas Community College, University of Arkansas-Main Campus, Missouri Southern State College, and Northeastern State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population61,979
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens10.3%
Employed Population 16+30,124
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married56%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.6%
Median Earnings25+$32,911
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,469
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,527

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,949
% Above Poverty Level86.6%
% Below Poverty Level13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone23.3%
Median Gross Rent$821
Median House Value$153,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.9%
German9.1%
Irish6.9%
English5.5%
Italian2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish1%
Scottish0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Swedish0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Russian0.1%
+ Show More

Rogers Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes72758, 72756
P.O. Box Zip Codes72757
Phone Area Codes479
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.33
Approximate Longitude-94.13

Rogers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationSELIGMAN
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationGRAVETTE
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avoca525$63,558
Bentonville42,499$88,145
Cave Springs2,803$92,885
Centerton11,403$70,392
Lowell8,322$62,197
Pea Ridge5,177$60,011

Rogers Public Libraries

Rogers Public Library
711 S. DIXIELAND ROAD
Rogers, Arkansas
(479) 621-1152

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Rogers Hospitals

Mercy Hospital Rogers
2710 Rife Medical Lane
(479) 338-8000

Rogers Public Schools

Arkansas Arts Academy High School
506 Popular St
ZIP: 72756
High
Total Enrollment 238
Oakdale Middle School
511 N Dixieland Rd
ZIP: 72756
Middle
Total Enrollment 802
Eastside Elementary School
505 E New Hope Rd
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Old Wire Elementary School
3001 S Old Wire Rd
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Lingle Middle School
901 N 13th St
ZIP: 72756
Middle
Total Enrollment 899
Grace Hill Elementary School
901 N Dixieland Rd
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Bonnie Grimes Elem. School
1801 S 13th St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Westside Elementary School
2200 W Oak St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Joe Mathias Elementary School
1609 N 24th St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 571
Elmwood Middle School
1600 S 13th St
ZIP: 72756
Middle
Total Enrollment 798
Rogers Heritage High School
1114 S Fifth St
ZIP: 72756
High
Total Enrollment 2013
Jones Elementary School
2926 S First St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 544
Reagan Elementary School
3904 W Olive St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Frank Tillery Elem. School
621 W Elm St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
Kirksey Middle School
2930 S First St
ZIP: 72756
Middle
Total Enrollment 1023
Bellview Elementary
5400 Bellview Rd
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 450
Northside Elementary School
807 N Sixth St
ZIP: 72756
Primary
Total Enrollment 562
Arkansas Arts Academy Elementary/middle School
2005 S 12th St
ZIP: 72758
Primary
Total Enrollment 520
Rogers High School
2300 S Dixieland Rd
ZIP: 72758
High
Total Enrollment 2015
Rogers New Technology High School
2922 South First Street
ZIP: 72758
Other
Total Enrollment 385
Janie Darr Elementary School
6505 S Mt Hebron Rd
ZIP: 72758
Primary
Total Enrollment 487

Rogers Private Schools

St Vincent De Paul School
1315 W Cypress St
ZIP: 72758
Elementary
Total Enrollment 293
First Baptist Christian School
3364 W Pleasant Grove Rd
ZIP: 72758
Elementary
Total Enrollment 117
Providence Classical Christian Academy
4911 W Pleasant Grove Rd
ZIP: 72758
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 248
Sources :
Additional Details
Rogers Colleges
Rogers colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Rogers
Additional Resources
Info for Rogers Government Officials


Are you an official in the Rogers government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.