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Highway Guides

Population Statistics

State Population
2,915,918
Metropolitan Populations
Memphis (West Memphis) 1,337,779 Little Rock – North Little Rock – Conway 748,031 Fayetteville – Springdale – Rogers 546,725
Fort Smith 244,310 Texarkana 147,519 Jonesboro 134,196
Pine Bluff 100,258 Hot Springs 96,024
Top County Populations
Pulaski 399,125 Benton 284,333 Washington 245,871
Sebastian 127,799 Faulkner 123,498 Saline 123,416
Top City Populations
Little Rock 197,866 Fayetteville 89,576 Fort Smith 87,764
Springdale 81,115 Jonesboro 79,859 Bentonville 57,537
Source: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About Arkansas

  • Capital: Little Rock
  • Nickname: The Natural State
  • Statehood: 25th state; June 15, 1836
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 747.121
  • Highest Point: Magazine Mountain 2,753 feet

Major League Sports Franchises

None

Updated December 18, 2021.