Statewide Claims to Fame

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 53 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 60 other cities in Retail sales

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 60 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Households

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Housing units

Little Rock is 1st in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Size in square miles

Little Rock is 2nd in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Little Rock is 4th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Little Rock is 5th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Current population (2012) 196,537 1st 2,949,131 313,914,040
Size in square miles 119.2 1st 52,035.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,623.5 2nd 56 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 41st 6.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.1% 41st 24.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.3% 45th 15.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.2% 15th 82.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 38.2% 4th 19.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Race - White 48.9% 52nd 80.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 42.3% 10th 15.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 42nd 0.9% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.7% 6th 1.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 23rd 0.3% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 35th 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.8% 17th 6.8% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 46.7% 51st 73.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Female residents 52.3% 30th 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.5% 15th 4.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Housing units 91,288 1st 1,324,369 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 32.0% 5th 15.2% 25.9%
Households 79,284 1st 1,121,386 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.2% 34th 67.5% 66.1%
Home median value $149,300 8th $105,100 $186,200
People per household 2.4 44th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Income per capita $29,575 5th $21,833 $27,915
Income per household $44,392 17th $40,149 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.8% 39th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Little Rock Rank Arkansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 19,586 1st 238,994 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,359,172 1st $32,974,282 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,853 34th $11,602 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $532,668 1st $3,559,795 $613,795,732

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