Little Rock, AR Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Little Rock?

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There are 202,218 residents in Little Rock, with a median age of 36.6. Of this, 47.2% are males and 52.8% are females. US-born citizens make up 92.63% of the resident pool in Little Rock, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.26%. Additionally, 4.11% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 171,835 people in Little Rock currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 202,218 0.2%
Male Population 95,444 -0.4%
Female Population 106,774 0.6%
Male population 47.2%
Female population 52.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.6 -0.3%
Citizen US Born 187,318 0.7%
Citizen not US Born 6,593 -5.1%
Not Citizen 8,307 -7.8%
Citizen US Born 92.63%
Citizen not US Born 3.26%
Not Citizen 4.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 547 -22.7%
Moved from Same County 16,342 0.9%
Moved from Same State 5,562 -9.1%
Moved from Different State 5,191 11.4%
Same House as Last Year 171,835 0.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.27%
Moved from Same County 8.19%
Moved from Same State 2.79%
Moved from Different State 2.6%
Same House as Last Year 86.14%

What are the employment statistics in Little Rock?

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White-collar workers make up 84.86% of the working population in Little Rock, while blue-collar employees account for 15.14%. There are also 9,318 entrepreneurs in Little Rock (9.45% of the workforce); 59,122 workers employed in private companies (59.96%); and 19,545 people working in governmental institutions (19.82%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 83,669 -1.1%
Blue Collar 14,926 0.8%
White Collar 84.86%
Blue Collar 15.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 9,318 5.0%
Private Companies 59,122 -2.5%
Governmental Workers 19,545 4.2%
Not for Profit Companies 10,610 -5.0%
Self Employees 9.45%
Private Companies 59.96%
Governmental Workers 19.82%
Not for Profit Companies 10.76%

How many households are there in Little Rock?

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There are a total of 86,365 households in Little Rock, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.7% of these Little Rock households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.3%. Additionally, 27.54% of households have children and 72.46% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 86,365 1.3%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.7%
Family Households 47,240 -1.0%
Non-family Households 39,125 4.2%
Family Households 54.7%
Non-family Households 45.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 23,786 -1.0%
Households without Children 62,579 2.2%
Households with Children 27.54%
Households without Children 72.46%

What are the median and average incomes in Little Rock?

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The average annual household income in Little Rock is $96,841, while the median household income sits at $58,697 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $58,770, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $71,812. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,145 and $52,683, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $96,841 7.9%
Median Household Income $58,697 3.1%
People below Poverty Level 32,096 6.3%
People above Poverty Level 163,512 -1.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Little Rock?

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There are 99,244 housing units in Little Rock, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1978. Of the 86,365 occupied housing units in Little Rock, 54.42% are owner-occupied, while 45.58% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.26% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $220,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,049 per month in Little Rock.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 99,244 0.5%
Median Year Built 1978 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 7,457 -3.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,055 1.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8,957 -3.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 14,273 4.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 17,636 -3.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 12,863 -5.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 12,521 3.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 11,323 0.4%
Built between 2010 and 2019 9,095 15.3%
Built in 2020 or Later 64 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 86,365 1.3%
Owner Occupied 46,999 0.6%
Renter Occupied 39,366 2.2%
Owner Occupied 54.42%
Renter Occupied 45.58%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 30,203 -1.0%
Without Mortgage 16,796 3.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $220,300 17.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $177,500 6.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,049 6.9%
With Mortgage 64.26%
Without Mortgage 35.74%

What is the level of education in Little Rock?

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Approximately 28.45% of the population in Little Rock holds a high school degree (that's 44,023 residents), while 21.96% have attained a college certificate (36,644 locals) and 23.91% have a bachelor's degree (36,988 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,921 -12.1%
Some High School 44,023 -0.3%
Some College 36,644 3.7%
Associate Degree 9,708 5.0%
Bachelor's Degree 36,988 -0.6%
Graduate Degree 26,102 0.6%
No High School 2.53%
Some High School 28.45%
Some College 21.96%
Associate Degree 6.27%
Bachelor's Degree 23.91%
Graduate Degree 16.87%

What is the marital status of Little Rock residents?

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A total of 63,623 people in Little Rock have never been married (which represents 39.25% of the total population), while 67,165 of them are wedded (41.43%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,517 (1.55%) and 22,066 (13.61%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 63,623 3.5%
Married 67,165 -1.0%
Separated 2,517 -11.1%
Widowed 9,258 2.1%
Divorced 22,066 -2.6%
Never Married 39.25%
Married 41.43%
Separated 1.55%
Widowed 5.71%
Divorced 13.61%

What are the most common means of transportation in Little Rock?

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The top three means of transportation people in Little Rock use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 85,265 residents commute by car, 1,510 prefer going to work by walking and 795 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 85,265 -1.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 795 21.8%
Bicycle 187 10.7%
Motorcycle 133 16.7%
TaxiCab 134 -58.8%
Walk 1,510 -13.4%

What is the median and average household income in Little Rock by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
72201 733 471 $83,839.00 $131,743.00
72202 9,597 5,374 $46,162.00 $71,036.00
72204 30,348 12,370 $38,581.00 $51,275.00
72205 21,794 10,263 $61,959.00 $98,009.00
72206 22,725 8,340 $48,588.00 $70,535.00
72207 12,100 5,558 $89,666.00 $164,817.00
72209 32,095 12,089 $40,161.00 $51,407.00
72210 14,382 6,278 $59,618.00 $78,105.00
72211 23,832 10,876 $76,503.00 $109,335.00
72212 13,556 5,321 $111,735.00 $154,398.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 72201 72202 72204 72205 72206 72207 72209 72210 72211 72212 72223 72227

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