Latest Data (2016)
Population 198,541
Nationwide Rank 117

Quick Facts

Little Rock, Arkansas is the 117th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Little Rock, Arkansas is a city.

Little Rock, Arkansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Little Rock had its largest population ever.

Little Rock, Arkansas's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Little Rock, Arkansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,582 14.6%
117 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,541 8.2%
118 Akron, Ohio 197,633 -8.8%
119 Columbus, Georgia 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,081 1.0%
121 Grand Rapids, Michigan 196,445 -0.7%
122 Shreveport, Louisiana 194,920 -2.8%
123 Salt Lake City, Utah 193,744 6.5%
124 Huntsville, Alabama 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 198,541 117
2015 197,992 118
2014 197,706 119
2013 197,357 118
2012 196,537 118
2011 195,257 117
2010 193,524 117
2009 191,933 119
2008 189,971 119
2007 188,156 119
2006 187,052 120
2005 185,868 117
2004 185,021 117
2003 184,483 116
2002 184,051 117
2001 183,595 116
2000 183,374 113
1990 177,086 99
1980 158,461 99
1940 88,039 100
1900 38,307 100