StatisticLittle RockArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,6645891
Median age35.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English90%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Little Rock is 2768% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Little Rock is 5% lower than Arkansas
  • In Little Rock 51.01% of the population is White
  • In Little Rock 41.89% of the population is Black
  • In Little Rock 2.95% of the population is Asian

Compare Little Rock, AR Demographics


      Little Rock population breakdown by race

      RaceLittle RockArkansasNational
      American Indian0.25%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race2.25%2.23%3.06%
      Other race1.62%2.28%4.75%
      In Little Rock, 6.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Little Rock age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Little Rock, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).