Little Rock, AR Population

By | June 4, 2019

Population: 183,133. Estimated population in July 2020: 184,564 (+0.8% change)
Males: 86,322 (47.1%), Females: 96,811 (52.9%)

The city of Little Rock is located in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Arkansas.

Zip codes: 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227.

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $37,572
Median house value: $89,300

Races in Little Rock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.0%)
  • Black (40.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (8.8%), German (8.6%), United States (7.8%), Irish (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), French (2.0%).

Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 116.2 square miles

Map of Little Rock, AR

Population

For population 25 years and over in Little Rock

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little Rock city

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

3.8% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,944 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Little Rock:

  • ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (800 MARSHALL STREET)
  • ARKANSAS HEART HOSPITAL (1701 SOUTH SHACKLEFORD ROAD)
  • ARKANSAS STATE HOSP PSYCHIATRIC DIV (4313 WEST MARKHAM STREET)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (9601 INTERSTATE 630, EXIT 7)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH REHABILITATION INSTITUT (9601 INTERSTATE 630 EXIT 7)
  • PINNACLE POINTE HOSPITAL (11501 FINANCIAL CENTRE PARKWAY)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (2 ST VINCENT CIRCLE, SIXTH FLOOR)
  • SEMPERCARE HOSPITAL OF LITTLE ROCK (9601 INTERSTATE 630 EXIT 7)
  • SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (11401 INTERSTATE 30)
  • ST VINCENT INFIRMARY MEDICAL CENTER (TWO ST VINCENT CIRCLE)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF ARKANSAS THE (4301 WEST MARKHAM STREET SLOT 728)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Little Rock:

  • ADAMS FIELD (about 9 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Abbreviation: LIT)
  • LITTLE ROCK AFB (about 18 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Abbreviation: LRF)
  • MEMORIAL FIELD (about 56 miles; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Abbreviation: HOT)

Other public-use airports nearest to Little Rock:

  • NORTH LITTLE ROCK MUNI (about 8 miles; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Abbreviation: 1M1)
  • SALINE COUNTY/WATTS FIELD (about 23 miles; BENTON, AR; Abbreviation: M99)
  • DENNIS F CANTRELL FIELD (about 24 miles; CONWAY, AR; Abbreviation: M03)
Amtrak station:
LITTLE ROCK (MARKHAM & VICTORY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Little Rock:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (Full-time enrollment: 8,024; Location: 2801 S UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.ualr.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES (Full-time enrollment: 1,634; Location: 4301 W MARKHAM SLOT 601; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 690; Location: 812 W 13TH; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.philander.edu)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH SCHOOLS OF NURSING AND ALLIED HLTH (Full-time enrollment: 567; Location: 11900 COL GLENN RD STE 1000; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baptisthealth.org)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE OF HEALTH VOCATIONS (Full-time enrollment: 292; Location: 6423 FORBING RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.echv.com)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 242; Location: 4520 S UNIVERSITY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ARKANSAS BAPTIST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 157; Location: 1600 BISHOP ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BEE JAYS ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 1907 HINSON LOOP; Private, for-profit)
  • ARKANSAS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 5108 BASELINE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • EATON BEAUTY STYLIST COLLEGE INC (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 814 W SEVENTH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • THELMAS BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 2501 STATE ST; Private, for-profit)
  • VELVATEX COLLEGE OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 1520 MARTIN LUTHER KING DR; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • CENTRAL FLYING SERVICES INC (Location: 1501 BOND ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MISSIONARY BAPTIST SEMINARY (Location: 5224 STAGECOACH RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CARTI SCHOOL OF RADIATION THERAPY TECHNOLOGY (Location: PO BOX 55050; Private, not-for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM OFFICE (Location: 2404 N UNIVERSITY; Public; Website: WWW.UASYS.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ACADEMIC WORLD OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 5300 W 65TH ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Little Rock:

  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 26 miles; CONWAY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 7,693)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 39 miles; BEEBE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,840)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 42 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,801)
  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; SEARCY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,959)
  • ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,450)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,109)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 87 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,048)

Biggest public high schools in Little Rock:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,111; Location: 1500 PARK ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HALL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,327; Location: 6700 H ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PARKVIEW MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,131; Location: 2501 BARROW RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J.A. FAIR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,023; Location: 5201 DAVID O DODD RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCCLELLAN MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,006; Location: 9417 GEYER SPRINGS RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILBUR D. MILLS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 957; Location: 1205 E. DIXON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOE T. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 681; Location: 21501 HWY. 10; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACCELERATED LEARNING PROGRAM (Students: 131; Location: 7701 SCOTT HAMILTON DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ARK. SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF H.S. (Students: 50; Location: 2400 W. MARKHAM; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • ARK. SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND H.S. (Students: 48; Location: 2600 W MARKHAM ST.; Grades: 07 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Little Rock:

  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 6300 LEE AVE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • WALNUT VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 701; Location: 17450; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MT. ST. MARY ACADEMY (Students: 590; Location: 3224 KAVANAUGH BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN ACA. (Students: 451; Location: 11301 GEYER SPRINGS RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 256; Location: 5705 WEST 65TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WORD OF OUTREACH CHRISTIAN ACA (Students: 191; Location: 3300 ASHER AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 4910 STAGECOACH ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 6111 W. 83RD STREET; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • HEBRON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 18715 KANIS ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CAPITAL CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 7800 1 30 SOUTH; Grades: 1 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Little Rock:

  • MANN MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 868; Location: 1000 E. ROOSEVELT RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLOVERDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 6300 HINKSON RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOREST HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 781; Location: 5901 EVERGREEN ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DUNBAR MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 1100 WRIGHT AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PULASKI HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 725; Location: 401 N. PINE ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FULLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 808 E. DIXON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HENDERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 663; Location: 401 BARROW RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BOOKER ARTS MAGNET ELEM. SCH. (Students: 606; Location: 2016 BARBER ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 14300 DINEEN DR.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • M.L. KING MAGNET ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 907 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Little Rock:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 719; Location: 4002 N RODNEY PARHAM RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 315 S HUGHES STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MISS SELMAS SCHOOLS (Students: 408; Location: 7814 T STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 7700 OHIO STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • THE CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 1616 S SPRING ST; Grades: KG – 5)
  • OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL SCHOO (Students: 204; Location: 1204 S JACKSON STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST EDWARDS (Students: 162; Location: 816 S FERRY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DAYSPRING CHR ACAD (Students: 130; Location: 6111 W 83RD ST; Grades: KG – 6)
  • CHRISTIAN KINDERGARTEN & NURSE (Students: 125; Location: 1500 NORTH MISSISSIPPI; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL DAY SCH. (Students: 121; Location: 1000 N MISSISSIPPI; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Little Rock:

  • CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $6,470,697; Location: 100 ROCK STREET; 619,308 books; 10,664 audio materials; 6,807 video materials; 1,501 serial subscriptions)