Little Rock Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Little Rock Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
197,312

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
16.6%
18 - 24:
9.1%
25 - 34:
15.2%
35 - 54:
25.4%
55 - 64:
12.8%
Over 65 Years:
14.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.5%
4.5%
High School Graduates
91.3%
91.3%
College Graduated
41.8%
41.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Little Rock
$35,966
$35,966
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Little Rock
$51,485
$51,485
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.6%

Employment Industries in Little Rock

 
Healthcare
20.3%
20.3%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Education
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
6.9%
6.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.9%
6.9%
Manufacturing
6.2%
6.2%
Public Service
5.9%
5.9%
Finance
5.8%
5.8%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Construction
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
4.5%
4.5%
Transportation
3.9%
3.9%
Information Technology
3.1%
3.1%
Wholesale
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
45.1%
45.1%
Black Or African American
42.0%
42.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
3.3%
3.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.0%
2.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.4%
7.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
7.5%
7.5%
German
7.1%
7.1%
Irish
6.8%
6.8%
African
2.5%
2.5%
French
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
1.6%
1.6%
Italian
1.6%
1.6%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian
0.2%
0.2%
Swiss
0.2%
0.2%
Danish
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.9%
88.9%
Spanish
6.5%
6.5%
Langs. of India
0.9%
0.9%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Little Rock Residents:
7.7%