Interesting Facts & Statistics
- Little Rock covers a total area of 116.8 square miles, with 116.2 square miles being covered by land, and 0.6 square miles being covered by water.
- Little Rock consists of 55.1% Whites, 40.4% African Americans, 1.7% Asian Americans, and 2.8% other races
- Major corporations headquartered in Little Rock include Dillard’s Department Stores, Bank of the Ozarks, Windstream Communications, Acxiom and other notable companies.
- Little Rock public schools serve 25,685 students in grades K-12. The city has 8 middle schools, 5 high schools, and 31 elementary schools.
- Little Rock has 3 nicknames that include The Rock, LR, and Rock Town
Current Events & Attractions in Little Rock
- Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
- Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
- Arkansas National Guard Museum
- Clinton Presidential Library
- Burns Park Funland
- Little Rock Zoo and the Mark Twain Riverboat
- MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
- The Old Mill
- The Verizon Arena
- Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza
- Burns Park Victory Lake
- North Shore Riverwalk Park
- Bid Damn Bridge-Connects More Than 15 Miles of Riverside Trails for Biking Enthusiasts
Little Rock Community Statistics
- Little Rock has a population of 665,780, with 264,823 households
- 54.3% of residents in Little Rock are childless, whereas 45.7% have children that are 18 and under
- There are 33% renters in Little Rock, compared to 67% of those who own their homes.
- Rental vacancy rates in Little Rock are 9%.
- The median age is 36.1 years old
- Median household income is $46,592 in Little Rock, compared to $52,175 for all adult U.S. Residents
- Per capita income is $25,558 locally, compared to $27,466 for all adult U.S. Residents
- The median home value in Little Rock is $124,700
- 9.8% of all housing in Little Rock is valued at $300,000 or more
- 87% of Little Rock residents have a high school diploma, and 27% of residents have a 4 year college degree.
Little Rock Rental Statistics
- In 2014, the average monthly rent amount in Little Rock was $733 per month for a single family home, and $639 for a 1 bedroom apartment.
- 19% of Little Rock residents pay 30% or more of their annual household income in rent.
- As of 2013, 33% of Little Rock residents were renters, compared to 36.98% of renters in the U.S.
- Owner average household size is 2.53 people, compared to 2.29 for renters
- The rent to price ratio in Little Rock is 0.6%.
We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. See Equal Housing Opportunity Statement for more information.