North Little Rock, AR

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2022 Population
64,454
0.0155% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.7
3.67% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.2%
2.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,166
7.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$165,600
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
30,654
1.44% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Little Rock, AR had a population of 64.5k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $49,166. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Little Rock, AR grew from 64,444 to 64,454, a 0.0155% increase and its median household income grew from $45,590 to $49,166, a 7.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Little Rock, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (45%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.92%), Other (Hispanic) (2.14%), and White (Hispanic) (2.14%).

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.

97.6% 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 (1,914 degrees awarded in 2022), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (162 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy (460987) (103 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in North Little Rock, AR was $165,600, and the homeownership rate was 47.6%.

Most people in North Little Rock, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 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.

Population & Diversity

North Little Rock, AR is home to a population of 64.5k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.75% of North Little Rock, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.42k people).

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29k people) in North Little Rock, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.53k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of North Little Rock, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Little Rock, AR was 97.7%, 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)
    29k ± 1.3k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.7k ± 1.64k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.53k ± 746
6.25%
Hispanic Population
4.03k people

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29k people) in North Little Rock, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.53k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.25% of the people in North Little Rock, AR are hispanic (4.03k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in North Little Rock, AR as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.75%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.42k people
3.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people

As of 2022, 3.75% of North Little Rock, AR residents (2.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Little Rock, AR was 3.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,659 ± 364
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    958 ± 284
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    569 ± 248

North Little Rock, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Little Rock, AR employs 30.7k people. The largest industries in North Little Rock, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,313 people), Retail Trade (2,969 people), and Educational Services (2,949 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,601), Information ($70,149), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,800).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30.7k
2022 Value
± 1,775
1.44%
1 Year growth
± 8.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Little Rock, AR grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 30.2k employees to 30.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Little Rock, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,672 people), Management Occupations (3,400 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,439 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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Employment by Industries

30.7k
2022 Value
± 1,775
1.44%
1 Year growth
± 8.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Little Rock, AR grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 30.2k employees to 30.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Little Rock, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,313 people), Retail Trade (2,969 people), and Educational Services (2,949 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

$41,505
Median earning men ± $1,971
$34,241
Median earning women ± $1,757

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($70,259), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,125), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($57,538).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($57,000), Construction ($56,021), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,276).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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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Education

In 2022, universities in North Little Rock, AR awarded 2,237 degrees. The student population of North Little Rock, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,623 male students and 3,508 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Little Rock, AR are White (1,053 and 47.3%), followed by Black or African American (806 and 36.2%), Hispanic or Latino (139 and 6.24%), and Two or More Races (99 and 4.45%).

The largest universities in North Little Rock, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (1,914 and 85.6%), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (162 and 7.24%), and The Salon Professional Academy (460987) (103 and 4.6%).

The most popular majors in North Little Rock, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (572 and 25.6%), General Health Services (289 and 12.9%), and Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (143 and 6.39%).

The median tuition cost in North Little Rock, AR for private four year colleges is $6,000.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,131 students enrolled in North Little Rock, AR, 31.6% men and 68.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,085 records, of which 73% were women and 27% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 143 degrees awarded
  2. 143 degrees awarded
  3. 182 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in North Little Rock, AR was Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts with 143 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. 1,914 degrees awarded
  2. 162 degrees awarded
  3. 103 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College with 1,914 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 626 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Little Rock, AR, which is 0.389 times less than the 1,611 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,053 degrees mean that there were 1.31 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 806 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($686) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Little Rock, AR was $165,600 in 2022, which is 0.587 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,200 to $165,600, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in North Little Rock, AR is 47.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Little Rock, AR have an average commute time of 20.4 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 $49,166. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in North Little Rock, AR was Census Tract 37.03 with a value of $102,331, followed by Census Tract 37.12 and Census Tract 37.13, with respective values of $101,460 and $86,154.

Property

$165,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,307
$13,864
Median Property Taxes
±$982

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.

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Rent vs Own

47.6%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 47.6% of the housing units in North Little Rock, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 37.03
  2. Census Tract 37.12
  3. Census Tract 37.13

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Little Rock, AR was Census Tract 37.03 with a value of $102,331, followed by Census Tract 37.12 and Census Tract 37.13, with respective values of $101,460 and $86,154.

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.
$49,166
Median Household Income
± $3,661
29.1k
Number of Households
± 1,650

In 2022, the median household income of the 29.1k households in North Little Rock, AR grew to $49,166 from the previous year's value of $45,590.

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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for North Little Rock, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.67%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.94%)

In 2022, 80.5% of workers in North Little Rock, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.67%) and those who worked at home (5.94%).

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Little Rock, AR have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.35% 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

21.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Little Rock, AR (13.5k out of 63.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Health

88.8% of the population of North Little Rock, AR has health coverage, with 38.2% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 2.96% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pulaski County, AR see 829 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.956% decrease from the previous year (837 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1293 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 206 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Pulaski County, AR see an average of 829 patients per year. This represents a 0.956% decrease from the previous year (837 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.2%
Uninsured
38.2%
Employer Coverage
25.3%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
2.96%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Little Rock, AR grew by 8.77% from 10.3% to 11.2%.

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