Population of Cities in Arkansas (2019)

Arkansas’ population of just over 3 million is spread across various cities and towns throughout the state. The state’s largest city by population is Little Rock, which boasts a population of almost 200,000 residents and also serves as the state’s capital. Little Rock is the state’s only city with a population that exceeds 100,000 residents. Fort Smith is the second most populous city in the state, but falls far behing Little Rock with just over 88,000 residents. Thirty-seven Arkansas cities have populations of at least 10,000. The state has a total of 502 incorporated municipalities that are spread across 75 counties.

The municipalities are broken up into three different categories based on population. First Class cities have over 2,500 residents, Second Class cities must have a population of at least 500 but no more than 2,499, while Incorporated Towns have populations of less than 500. The smallest town in Arkansas is Sherill, which has just 84 residents according to data from the 2010 U.S. Census. Another city, Amagon, had a population of less than 100 residents.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

Arkansas has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 36 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Arkansas is Little Rock, with a population of 199,579 people.

Little Rock

State capital and Arkansas' most popular state Little Rock is the headquarters for many corporations, including Dillard's and Windstream Communications.

199,579

Fort Smith

This city is home to the Marshals Service National Museum.

88,418

Fayetteville

Fayetteville is located within the Boston Mountains.

87,936

Springdale

This city's schools, corporations, and history have contributed to explosive growth between the 1990 and 2010 U.S. Census.

81,782

Jonesboro

Jonesboro is the largest city in the northeastern region of the state.

78,132

North Little Rock

Burns Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the U.S., is located in North Little Rock.

65,594

Conway

Most of Conway's residents work within the city and do not commute to work.

66,761

Rogers

Rogers is most known for being the location of the first Walmart store.

69,947

Pine Bluff

This city is the county seat of Jefferson County.

40,421

Bentonville

This city was originally named Osage, but the name was changed to Bentonville in 1906.

54,374

Name 2019 Population Location
Little Rock199,579Map
Fort Smith88,418Map
Fayetteville87,936Map
Springdale81,782Map
Jonesboro78,132Map
Rogers69,947Map
Conway66,761Map
North Little Rock65,594Map
Bentonville54,374Map
Benton40,659Map
Pine Bluff40,421Map
Hot Springs37,275Map
Sherwood31,353Map
Texarkana30,097Map
Russellville30,069Map
Paragould29,321Map
Bella Vista29,282Map
Jacksonville28,275Map
Cabot26,373Map
West Memphis25,926Map
Searcy24,660Map
Van Buren23,967Map
Bryant20,116Map
Maumelle18,821Map
El Dorado18,186Map
Siloam Springs17,213Map
Centerton15,297Map
Forrest City13,925Map
Blytheville13,454Map
Harrison13,260Map
Marion12,566Map
Mountain Home12,444Map
Magnolia11,256Map
Batesville10,959Map
Malvern10,833Map
Camden10,826Map
Arkadelphia10,817Map
Lowell9,963Map
Helena-West Helena9,960Map
Hope9,958Map
Monticello9,750Map
Clarksville9,740Map
Greenwood9,503Map
Stuttgart8,702Map
Beebe8,297Map
Wynne7,748Map
Newport7,711Map
Farmington7,233Map
Trumann7,096Map
Heber Springs6,900Map
Morrilton6,692Map
Osceola6,666Map
Pocahontas6,580Map
De Queen6,214Map
Prairie Grove5,923Map
Pea Ridge5,821Map
Alma5,804Map
Greenbrier5,682Map
Warren5,673Map
Tontitown5,603Map
Mena5,588Map
Berryville5,374Map
Ward5,343Map
Cave Springs5,239Map
Barling5,041Map
Sheridan4,902Map
Crossett4,873Map
White Hall4,785Map
Cherokee Village4,778Map
Austin4,700Map
Walnut Ridge4,686Map
Vilonia4,655Map
Nashville4,522Map
Dardanelle4,496Map
Ashdown4,481Map
Haskell4,385Map
Lonoke4,189Map
Dumas4,139Map
Shannon Hills4,000Map
Booneville3,886Map
Gentry3,843Map
Fordyce3,772Map
McGehee3,759Map
Johnson3,717Map
Ozark3,516Map
Piggott3,509Map
Brookland3,464Map
Paris3,448Map
Gravette3,316Map
Pottsville3,248Map
Waldron3,141Map
Manila3,115Map
Marianna3,101Map
Elkins3,082Map
Atkins3,080Map
DeWitt3,053Map
Corning3,016Map
Gosnell2,991Map
Mountain View2,944Map
Bald Knob2,925Map
Prescott2,899Map
Little Flock2,899Map
Green Forest2,809Map
Dermott2,801Map
Danville2,759Map
Alexander2,745Map
England2,711Map
Hoxie2,678Map
Bethel Heights2,661Map
Lake City2,645Map
West Fork2,616Map
Hamburg2,608Map
Elm Springs2,585Map
Huntsville2,562Map
Marked Tree2,520Map
Mayflower2,505Map
Brinkley2,504Map
Clinton2,455Map
Lincoln2,452Map
Wrightsville2,440Map
Charleston2,424Map
Lavaca2,418Map
Bono2,405Map
Harrisburg2,345Map
Lake Village2,324Map
Southside2,258Map
Earle2,252Map
Fairfield Bay2,181Map
Carlisle2,136Map
Gurdon2,131Map
Gassville2,128Map
Glenwood2,126Map
Horseshoe Bend2,057Map
Star City2,051Map
Eureka Springs2,041Map
Eudora2,033Map
Judsonia2,005Map
Bull Shoals1,969Map
Cave City1,962Map
Augusta1,939Map
Goshen1,937Map
Bay1,841Map
Decatur1,821Map
Lepanto1,813Map
Calico Rock1,787Map
Melbourne1,760Map
Rector1,754Map
Smackover1,706Map
Leachville1,706Map
Tuckerman1,684Map
Lamar1,682Map
Monette1,664Map
Mulberry1,661Map
Kensett1,643Map
Des Arc1,613Map
Salem1,599Map
Murfreesboro1,571Map
McCrory1,518Map
Stamps1,432Map
Greenland1,423Map
Redfield1,417Map
Dover1,404Map
Perryville1,395Map
Hazen1,390Map
Cedarville1,386Map
Marshall1,367Map
Flippin1,346Map
Clarendon1,299Map
Caraway1,291Map
Rison1,240Map
Marmaduke1,236Map
Waldo1,235Map
Hughes1,230Map
Hamn1,204Map
Ola1,200Map
Newark1,182Map
Diaz1,181Map
Yellville1,177Map
Mineral Springs1,169Map
Ash Flat1,109Map
Dierks1,108Map
Highland1,103Map
Wooster1,096Map
Lewisville1,088Map
Oak Grove Heights1,066Map
Mansfield1,059Map
London1,055Map
Kibler1,029Map
Parkin1,008Map
Coal Hill1,004Map
Luxora997Map
Mount Ida986Map
Horatio967Map
Foreman944Map
Mammoth Spring940Map
Cotter936Map
Marvell910Map
Dyer878Map
Fouke861Map
Bearden853Map