North Little Rock, AR

Census Place

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2020 Population
66,079
0.00605% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35
2.34% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
23.9%
5.33% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$43,831
0.293% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$144,100
6.58% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
30,043
4.33% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, North Little Rock, AR had a population of 66.1k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $43,831. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of North Little Rock, AR grew from 66,075 to 66,079, a 0.00605% increase and its median household income grew from $43,703 to $43,831, a 0.293% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Little Rock, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), White (Hispanic) (2.49%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.21%).

None of the households in North Little Rock, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in North Little Rock, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Little Rock, AR are University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (1,656 degrees awarded in 2020), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (163 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock (460987) (83 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in North Little Rock, AR was $144,100, and the homeownership rate was 47.6%.

Most people in North Little Rock, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in North Little Rock, AR was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: T. R. Pugh Memorial Park (or The Old Mill) is a re-creation of an 1880s era water-powered grist mill located in North Little Rock, Arkansas. It was used in the opening scenes of the movie classic Gone With The Wind. In 2010, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

North Little Rock, AR is home to a population of 66.1k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.15% of North Little Rock, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.08k people).

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in North Little Rock, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2020 Citizenship
98.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.9% of North Little Rock, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in North Little Rock, AR was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Little Rock, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.1k ± 1.64k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    28.7k ± 1.49k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.42k ± 741
6.15%
Hispanic Population
4.07k people

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in North Little Rock, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.15% of the people in North Little Rock, AR are hispanic (4.07k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,610 ± 6,079 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,219 ± 2,921 people
  3. India
    8,923 ± 2,316 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,610 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,219 and India with 8,923.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.15%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.08k people
3.21%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.12k people

As of 2020, 3.15% of North Little Rock, AR residents (2.08k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Little Rock, AR was 3.21%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,601 ± 261
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,317 ± 330
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    435 ± 136

North Little Rock, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of North Little Rock, AR employs 30k people. The largest industries in North Little Rock, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,776 people), Educational Services (2,870 people), and Retail Trade (2,793 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,762), Information ($59,538), and Finance & Insurance ($53,935).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,744. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30k
2020 Value
± 1,692
4.33%
1 Year growth
± 7.35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in North Little Rock, AR grew at a rate of 4.33%, from 28.8k employees to 30k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Little Rock, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,655 people), Management Occupations (3,309 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,724 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Little Rock, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Arkansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

30k
2020 Value
± 1,692
4.33%
1 Year growth
± 7.35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in North Little Rock, AR grew at a rate of 4.33%, from 28.8k employees to 30k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Little Rock, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,776 people), Educational Services (2,870 people), and Retail Trade (2,793 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Little Rock, AR, though some of these residents may live in North Little Rock, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,941
Median earning men ± $2,510
$31,019
Median earning women ± $1,899

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,016), Public Administration ($51,138), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,472).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($76,467), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,996), and Construction ($50,949).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $14.2B
  2. $13.7B
  3. $9.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $14.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($13.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arkansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$144B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
87.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $144B. This is expected to increase 87.8% to $271B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arkansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.8B
  2. $6.92B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.8B, followed by Mississippi with $6.92B and Oklahoma and $5.91B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arkansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arkansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in North Little Rock, AR awarded 1,965 degrees. The student population of North Little Rock, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,871 male students and 3,812 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Little Rock, AR are White (973 and 49.8%), followed by Black or African American (738 and 37.7%), Hispanic or Latino (95 and 4.86%), and Two or More Races (61 and 3.12%).

The largest universities in North Little Rock, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (1,656 and 84.3%), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (163 and 8.3%), and The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock (460987) (83 and 4.22%).

The most popular majors in North Little Rock, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (617 and 31.4%), Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (149 and 7.58%), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (116 and 5.9%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,683 students enrolled in North Little Rock, AR, 32.9% men and 67.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,436 records, of which 65.5% were women and 34.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 248 degree-majors awarded
  2. 149 degree-majors awarded
  3. 46 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in North Little Rock, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 248 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in North Little Rock, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,656 degrees awarded
  2. 163 degrees awarded
  3. 83 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College with 1,656 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 684 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Little Rock, AR, which is 0.534 times less than the 1,281 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 973 degrees mean that there were 1.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 738 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($4,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,650) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($772) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (800k), Some college (553k), and Secondary Education (375k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in North Little Rock, AR was $144,100 in 2020, which is 0.627 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $135,200 to $144,100, a 6.58% increase. The homeownership rate in North Little Rock, AR is 47.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in North Little Rock, AR have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Little Rock, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Little Rock, AR is $43,831. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in North Little Rock, AR was Census Tract 37.12 with a value of $92,459, followed by Census Tract 37.03 and Census Tract 33.03, with respective values of $79,071 and $72,181.

Property

$144,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,566
$13,491
Median Property Taxes
±$945

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Little Rock, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in North Little Rock, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

47.6%
Homeownership
2020
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 47.6% of the housing units in North Little Rock, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 37.12
  2. Census Tract 37.03
  3. Census Tract 33.03

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Little Rock, AR was Census Tract 37.12 with a value of $92,459, followed by Census Tract 37.03 and Census Tract 33.03, with respective values of $79,071 and $72,181.

The following map shows all of the places in North Little Rock, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$43,831
Median Household Income
± $2,864
28.4k
Number of Households
± 1,607

In 2020, the median household income of the 28.4k households in North Little Rock, AR grew to $43,831 from the previous year's value of $43,703.

The following chart displays the households in North Little Rock, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for North Little Rock, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.33%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.64%)

In 2020, 82.5% of workers in North Little Rock, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.33%) and those who worked at home (2.64%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Little Rock, AR have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.872% of the workforce in North Little Rock, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in North Little Rock, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Little Rock, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Little Rock, AR (15.6k out of 65.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Little Rock, AR is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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91.1% of the population of North Little Rock, AR has health coverage, with 37.1% on employee plans, 28.2% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 2.76% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arkansas was $7,408 in 2014. This is a 6.91% increase from the previous year ($6,929).

Primary care physicians in Pulaski County, AR see 837 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.22% decrease from the previous year (856 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1289 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 223 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arkansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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837 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pulaski County, AR

Primary care physicians in Pulaski County, AR see an average of 837 patients per year. This represents a 2.22% decrease from the previous year (856 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pulaski County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arkansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 34.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.91%
Uninsured
37.1%
Employer Coverage
28.2%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
2.76%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Little Rock, AR declined by 9.31% from 9.82% to 8.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in North Little Rock, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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