Latest Data (2018)
Population 197,881
Nationwide Rank 121

Quick Facts

Little Rock, Arkansas is the 121st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Little Rock, Arkansas is a city.

Little Rock, Arkansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Little Rock had its largest population ever.

Little Rock, Arkansas's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Little Rock, Arkansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
111 Rochester, New York 206,284 -6.0%
112 Glendale, California 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach, California 200,641 5.5%
114 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,591 10.3%
115 Grand Rapids, Michigan 200,217 1.1%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,924 14.8%
117 Yonkers, New York 199,663 1.7%
118 Aurora, Illinois 199,602 38.1%
119 Montgomery, Alabama 198,218 -1.7%
120 Akron, Ohio 198,006 -8.6%
121 Little Rock, Arkansas 197,881 7.9%
122 Huntsville, Alabama 197,318 23.2%
123 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 196,939 0.9%
124 Port St. Lucie, Florida 195,248 118.9%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 194,614 51.9%
126 Columbus, Georgia 194,160 4.1%
127 Tallahassee, Florida 193,551 26.5%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 192,536 26.9%
129 Tempe, Arizona 192,364 21.0%
130 McKinney, Texas 191,645 242.2%
131 Mobile, Alabama 189,572 -4.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 197,881 121
2017 198,606 120
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