10 Largest Cities in Arkansas

  • Little Rock (197,371)
  • Fayetteville (90,757)
  • Fort Smith (88,373)
  • Springdale (83,249)
  • Jonesboro (79,192)
  • Rogers (70,278)
  • Conway (67,828)
  • North Little Rock (65,591)
  • Bentonville (55,539)
  • Pine Bluff (40,779)
The largest city in Arkansas is Little Rock with a population of 197,371. Lonsdale is the fastest growing city in Arkansas over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Little Rock197,371193,9281.78%635
2Fayetteville90,75773,95522.72%649
3Fort Smith88,37386,2972.41%539
4Springdale83,24971,13917.02%686
5Jonesboro79,19267,54217.25%381
6Rogers70,27856,27524.88%701
7Conway67,82859,58813.83%569
8North Little Rock65,59162,4535.02%484
9Bentonville55,53935,82855.02%635
10Pine Bluff40,77948,938-16.67%360
11Benton37,73530,88222.19%641
12Hot Springs37,14536,4241.98%383
13Sherwood31,73329,7016.84%588
14Texarkana30,00229,9800.07%277
15Paragould29,33226,38111.19%356
16Bella Vista28,99926,5939.05%247
17Russellville28,95328,3812.02%395
18Jacksonville27,99328,402-1.44%378
19Cabot27,14724,28211.80%505
20Van Buren24,22722,8376.09%608
21West Memphis23,99626,253-8.60%321
22Searcy23,55622,9492.64%497
23Bryant21,68316,78429.19%409
24Maumelle18,12517,2415.13%580
25Centerton17,7329,61284.48%504
26Siloam Springs17,70115,16216.75%601
27El Dorado17,60018,854-6.65%419
28Hot Springs Village14,46612,80712.95%98
29Forrest City13,63215,364-11.27%260
30Harrison13,18112,9311.93%454
31Blytheville13,11015,582-15.86%244
32Mountain Home12,53112,4540.62%407
33Marion12,12412,527-3.22%231
34Magnolia11,22111,776-4.71%328
35Malvern11,03410,5514.58%432
36Batesville10,96410,3525.91%365
37Camden10,68112,138-12.00%250
38Clarksville10,0399,1999.13%209
39Arkadelphia10,00910,673-6.22%523
40Lowell9,9687,33035.99%400
41Helena West Helena9,87212,419-20.51%291
42Hope9,54110,117-5.69%345
43Greenwood9,4999,0924.48%339
44Monticello9,1779,597-4.38%325
45Stuttgart8,4059,335-9.96%433
46Beebe8,3117,34613.14%314
47Wynne7,7118,360-7.76%330
48Farmington7,4465,99924.12%293
49Newport7,2957,949-8.23%208
50Trumann7,1017,279-2.45%472
51Prairie Grove7,0534,46158.10%293
52East End7,0196,9980.30%135
53Heber Springs6,8357,250-5.72%308
54Pocahontas6,8186,6242.93%343
55Pea Ridge6,7254,75641.40%365
56De Queen6,7156,6131.54%432
57Morrilton6,6326,748-1.72%290
58Osceola6,4687,726-16.28%265
59Cave Springs6,2561,979216.12%306
60Alma6,0205,5049.38%405
61Greenbrier5,7454,73521.33%279
62Berryville5,6495,3036.52%359
63Ward5,6384,11636.98%504
64Warren5,5475,977-7.19%303
65Mena5,5105,744-4.07%309
66Barling5,1514,6899.85%194
67Walnut Ridge5,0945,418-5.98%120
68Gibson4,9723,54340.33%404
69Sheridan4,9564,6416.79%161
70White Hall4,9045,544-11.54%271
71Crossett4,7755,488-12.99%318
72Vilonia4,7703,84324.12%231
73Haskell4,7264,08415.72%371
74Cherokee Village4,7024,6930.19%89
75Dardanelle4,6254,740-2.43%490
76Rockwell4,6073,78021.88%566
77Tontitown4,4452,44182.10%96
78Austin4,4332,063114.88%562
79Nashville4,4214,603-3.95%312
80Ashdown4,4004,705-6.48%238
81Piney4,3804,699-6.79%260
82Lonoke4,3184,2671.20%342
83Southside4,0293,9103.04%158
84Dumas4,0224,682-14.10%483
85Shannon Hills3,9813,14326.66%583
86Brookland3,9131,97398.33%194
87Gentry3,9003,44713.14%294
88Booneville3,8373,972-3.40%375
89Johnson3,7943,39411.79%405
90Fordyce3,7494,279-12.39%212
91Ozark3,6393,704-1.75%181
92Mcgehee3,6164,183-13.55%210
93Piggott3,5323,856-8.40%255
94Alexander3,5222,92020.62%603
95Gravette3,4163,1618.07%86
96Waldron3,3983,632-6.44%230
97Pottsville3,3982,79821.44%96
98Paris3,3973,533-3.85%288
99Elkins3,3152,69323.10%316
100Marianna3,2854,182-21.45%351
101Landmark3,2793,555-7.76%137
102Manila3,2463,444-5.75%336
103North Crossett3,1843,1192.08%119
104Bethel Heights3,1702,33235.93%552
105Corning3,0573,415-10.48%368
106Gosnell3,0563,607-15.28%707
107Atkins2,9993,020-0.70%189
108Prescott2,9683,298-10.01%178
109Dewitt2,9553,281-9.94%381
110Bald Knob2,8682,906-1.31%223
111Mountain View2,8552,7553.63%151
112Little Flock2,8012,53310.58%144
113Green Forest2,7732,6564.41%482
114England2,7392,833-3.32%489
115West Fork2,6992,35414.66%282
116Huntsville2,6602,41710.05%191
117Lake City2,6462,09026.60%324
118Hamburg2,6022,884-9.78%292
119Elm Springs2,5871,88837.02%174
120Hoxie2,5692,784-7.72%149
121Brinkley2,5543,186-19.84%173
122Mayflower2,5102,16016.20%246
123Charleston2,5092,5010.32%232
124Marked Tree2,4912,560-2.70%167
125Lincoln2,4902,2789.31%336
126Bono2,4752,19912.55%359
127Clinton2,4692,597-4.93%70
128Lavaca2,4522,2986.70%426
129Dermott2,4292,824-13.99%274
130Danville2,4052,410-0.21%217
131Prairie Creek2,4042,06616.36%213
132Harrisburg2,3952,3063.86%382
133Carlisle2,2142,223-0.40%176
134Horseshoe Bend2,1832,1820.05%63
135Fairfield Bay2,1822,335-6.55%56
136Lake Village2,1642,579-16.09%330
137Gassville2,1532,0753.76%242
138Earle2,1412,424-11.67%255
139Lake Hamilton2,1282,135-0.33%422
140Holiday Island2,1082,373-11.17%76
141Eureka Springs2,1072,0821.20%120
142Goshen2,0951,06596.71%71
143Glenwood2,0672,228-7.23%90
144Salem2,0472,607-21.48%253
145Mcalmont2,0171,8737.69%501
146Gurdon2,0082,230-9.96%320
147Star City1,9972,273-12.14%161
148Bull Shoals1,9791,9541.28%156
149Judsonia1,9732,020-2.33%264
150Augusta1,9532,207-11.51%361
151Cave City1,9511,9032.52%295
152Eudora1,8632,271-17.97%233
153Melbourne1,8551,875-1.07%102
154Lepanto1,8271,891-3.38%451
155Decatur1,8201,6967.31%157
156Wrightsville1,7992,089-13.88%328
157Lamar1,7761,6169.90%149
158Bay1,7761,800-1.33%222
159Rector1,7361,963-11.56%492
160Calico Rock1,7271,53712.36%142
161Leachville1,6671,977-15.68%145
162Mulberry1,6561,6460.61%83
163Tuckerman1,6431,861-11.71%213
164Salem1,6391,6340.31%171
165Smackover1,6341,860-12.15%145
166Kensett1,6081,658-3.02%339
167Des Arc1,5871,717-7.57%291
168Redfield1,5841,30121.75%198
169Monette1,5671,5362.02%107
170Mccrory1,5231,726-11.76%249
171Murfreesboro1,5131,641-7.80%155
172Perryville1,4661,473-0.48%133
173Greenland1,4561,30911.23%143
174Stamps1,4441,679-14.00%183
175Dover1,4441,3814.56%197
176Cedarville1,4351,3942.94%62
177Hazen1,3521,465-7.71%149
178Flippin1,3411,349-0.59%275
179Clarendon1,3381,676-20.17%282
180Hamn1,3191,320-0.08%168
181Marshall1,2911,349-4.30%122
182Avilla1,27389642.08%84
183Marmaduke1,2621,13011.68%348
184Caraway1,2371,276-3.06%207
185Ola1,2201,265-3.56%277
186Waldo1,2151,390-12.59%201
187Newark1,2041,1772.29%269
188Hughes1,2011,443-16.77%205
189Rison1,1981,339-10.53%141
190Diaz1,1821,321-10.52%76
191West Crossett1,1811,256-5.97%38
192Yellville1,1721,200-2.33%182
193Mineral Springs1,1481,207-4.89%198
194Wooster1,14086731.49%153
195Highland1,1261,0507.24%50
196Oak Grove Heights1,11589125.14%144
197Ash Flat1,1141,0852.67%68
198Lewisville1,1051,280-13.67%199
199Mansfield1,1021,150-4.17%185
200Dierks1,0971,129-2.83%221
201Horatio1,0531,0490.38%228
202London1,0451,0420.29%127
203Coal Hill1,0431,0083.47%137
204Kibler1,0291,0121.68%84
205Mount Ida9931,074-7.54%244
206Luxora9851,182-16.67%446
207Parkin9751,101-11.44%147
208Midway9651,084-10.98%67
209Cotter952955-0.31%153
210Mammoth Spring939968-3.00%281
211Dyer9118971.56%120
212Foreman9081,008-9.92%177
213Marvell8791,176-25.26%236
214Fouke8798730.69%250
215Tumbling Shoals876978-10.43%35
216Bearden853969-11.97%204
217Greers Ferry847890-4.83%45
218Kirby8467867.63%23
219Magazine829856-3.15%176
220Hackett8167804.62%219
221East Camden815927-12.08%457
222Diamond City8107813.71%111
223Wilson807910-11.32%298
224Guy7927505.60%45
225Altheimer791976-18.95%149
226Sulphur Springs7901,101-28.25%55
227Stephens784884-11.31%110
228Knoxville7817336.55%95
229Mountain Pine7787582.64%181
230Rockport7727601.58%95
231Plumerville771806-4.34%277
232Hardy7707680.26%58
233Norphlet769847-9.21%145
234Hermitage768823-6.68%275
235Oppelo749777-3.60%119
236Altus746756-1.32%154
237Tyronza745760-1.97%186
238Wickes740758-2.37%123
239Lockesburg7377350.27%82
240Bradford734751-2.26%327
241Lakeview717731-1.92%266
242Swifton715803-10.96%500
243Sweet Home714849-15.90%71
244Cammack Village710779-8.86%969
245Gould709837-15.29%177
246Quitman706757-6.74%141
247Oxford7026990.43%40
248Weiner685716-4.33%194
249Gillett679681-0.29%263
250Madison678793-14.50%150
251Higginson6736247.85%205
252Amity660718-8.08%80
253Keiser657795-17.36%683
254Mcrae655678-3.39%376
255Highfill64758211.17%14
256Hartford629646-2.63%129
257Huntington620632-1.90%358
258Mountainburg6196140.81%157
259Imboden610675-9.63%245
260College Station6016000.17%222
261Black Rock601664-9.49%71
262Summit600604-0.66%192
263Garfield58452012.31%73
264Plainview582610-4.59%154
265Cotton Plant580649-10.63%216
266Pangburn579589-1.70%410
267Caddo Valley574625-8.16%72
268Magnet Cove573107
269Palestine571676-15.53%70
270Cherry Valley570651-12.44%253
271Grannis5685670.18%28
272Subiaco564574-1.74%115
273Bonanza5645640.00%77
274Holland5625364.85%32
275Bauxite5615286.25%71
276Traskwood5605197.90%38
277De Valls Bluff557604-7.78%211
278Hartman5465214.80%133
279Norfork5435331.88%92
280Turrell542611-11.29%39
281Roland537746-28.02%26
282Fountain Lake5375095.50%42
283Avoca5304859.28%109
284Sulphur Springs5285201.54%202
285Huttig520594-12.46%67
286Bradley514621-17.23%217
287Holly Grove513607-15.49%196
288Junction City512585-12.48%174
289Strong502554-9.39%174
290Leola501502-0.20%226
291Central City499501-0.40%87
292Taylor498564-11.70%194
293Bergman49344311.29%146
294Wilmot491549-10.56%107
295Joiner489572-14.51%307
296Wilmar487508-4.13%123
297Gateway48442813.08%28
298Rose Bud482491-1.83%31
299Salesville4774545.07%41
300Bellefonte4774398.66%296
301Elaine474634-25.24%358
302Lafe4714563.29%89
303Sulphur Rock4704563.07%145
304Humphrey470552-14.86%139
305Cushman4674533.09%44
306Hector4654640.22%79
307Reyno4644551.98%177
308Tull4624600.43%44
309Mcneil461511-9.78%140
310Emmet460507-9.27%123
311Caldwell451525-14.10%55
312Crawfordsville445502-11.35%307
313Ravenden444471-5.73%81
314Calion444497-10.66%156
315Evening Shade4414341.61%102
316Natural Steps4394263.05%61
317Mount Pleasant4314241.65%48
318Yarborough Landing430487-11.70%75
319Winslow4273938.65%90
320Jasper425459-7.41%174
321Maynard4244113.16%140
322Belleville423440-3.86%87
323Leslie417430-3.02%212
324Thornton4023951.77%81
325Alpena4023922.55%117
326Oak Grove3983911.79%53
327Patterson395453-12.80%135
328Kingsland395443-10.84%136
329Portia393438-10.27%117
330Midway3883831.31%43
331Portland385432-10.88%138
332Hatfield385409-5.87%116
333Edmondson383426-10.09%47
334Sparkman381430-11.40%114
335Grady380455-16.48%79
336Center Ridge378388-2.58%16
337Cove375386-2.85%91
338Damascus374388-3.61%77
339New Edinburg370127191.34%46
340Pleasant Plains3683534.25%140
341Dennard363530-31.51%6
342Havana362374-3.21%233
343Western Grove359382-6.02%129
344Enola3583395.60%51
345Norman357387-7.75%123
346Wilton352373-5.63%106
347Dyess352413-14.77%141
348Lost Bridge Village351434-19.12%42
349Clarkedale350381-8.14%12
350Fredonia Biscoe347372-6.72%139
351Biggers3473470.00%134
352Grubbs345386-10.62%235
353Branch345348-0.86%43
354Viola344346-0.58%85
355Cash3443401.18%362
356Lake View343442-22.40%26
357Twin Groves3353224.04%28
358Midland335338-0.89%374
359Bigelow333334-0.30%135
360Menifee3263018.31%56
361Emerson326367-11.17%127
362Colt326374-12.83%100
363Denning3173140.96%114
364Etowah311358-13.13%20
365Arkansas City308363-15.15%242
366Maysville307130136.15%51
367Donaldson3073002.33%201
368Prattsville3063040.66%73
369Mitchellville305357-14.57%977
370Montrose304346-12.14%310
371Blevins304315-3.49%118
372Carthage299340-12.06%117
373Wheatley294350-16.00%37
374Perry2862725.15%157
375Poyen285289-1.38%359
376Strawberry281303-7.26%47
377Garner281285-1.40%172
378Humnoke279291-4.12%343
379Oil Trough2782751.09%469
380Shirley273291-6.19%44
381Lead Hill2722671.87%165
382Woodson267403-33.75%24
383Lynn267283-5.65%45
384Almyra265283-6.36%264
385Knobel264282-6.38%242
386Horseshoe Lake263296-11.15%663
387Harrell2592551.57%160
388Keo258259-0.39%21
389Chidester258288-10.42%19
390Black Oak258266-3.01%238
391Delight254278-8.63%218
392Parkdale250276-9.42%95
393Tollette249253-1.58%100
394Perrytown249256-2.73%69
395Perla2472450.82%99
396Garland2432420.41%107
397Letona240253-5.14%238
398Gilmore240265-9.43%7
399Hickory Ridge238272-12.50%142
400Buckner238273-12.82%78
401Widener237276-14.13%168
402Concord236244-3.28%32
403Pyatt235236-0.42%72
404Scranton2342244.46%178
405Rosston233253-7.91%20
406Briarcliff2332310.87%41
407Pineville2302280.88%49
408St. Francis229251-8.76%240
409Lexa227289-21.45%214
410Campbell Station227255-10.98%51
411Griffithville221229-3.49%156
412Fisher220222-0.90%281
413Russell217221-1.81%403
414Tillar214229-6.55%105
415Wabbaseka213258-17.44%239
416Oden212232-8.62%100
417Magness2112081.44%133
418Caulksville209216-3.24%60
419Adona206209-1.44%84
420Jacksonport203215-5.58%208
421St. Charles202229-11.79%87
422Pollard201227-11.45%262
423O'kean1981942.06%75
424Franklin1971960.51%36
425Reader19432
426Friendship1941883.19%105
427Fulton190202-5.94%421
428Greenway189208-9.13%280
429Ratcliff188196-4.08%40
430Sidney1871832.19%35
431Woodlawn186209-11.00%31
432Dell183221-17.19%48
433Rye18114623.97%16
434Winthrop180191-5.76%67
435Sunset179200-10.50%264
436West Point178181-1.66%160
437Omaha1781732.89%176
438Houston1751740.57%67
439Fifty Six175177-1.13%33
440Watson174210-17.14%361
441Valley Springs1741692.96%131
442Mcdougal174192-9.38%181
443Casa1731711.17%61
444Moro171220-22.27%68
445Chester1681680.00%127
446Sedgwick166175-5.14%244
447Washington165178-7.30%63
448Rudy1651575.10%47
449Winchester163164-0.61%127
450Rondo161201-19.90%62
451Tupelo160180-11.11%197
452Ogden160169-5.33%161
453Burdette160190-15.79%84
454Gillham1581561.28%66
455Mount Vernon1561457.59%60
456Fountain Hill156171-8.77%106
457Hagarville15412919.38%14
458Ulm154172-10.47%228
459Bassett152178-14.61%240
460Ben Lomond1481461.37%15
461Louann146164-10.98%237
462Reed145171-15.20%277
463Staves14211622.41%23
464Felsenthal140150-6.67%37
465Anthonyville140155-9.68%705
466Willisville138151-8.61%33
467Moorefield1371351.48%47
468Georgetown1361332.26%182
469Everton1361332.26%111
470Aubrey136170-20.00%158
471Success134149-10.07%232
472Okolona131146-10.27%64
473Bodcaw127138-7.97%16
474New Blaine126174-27.59%30
475Ravenden Springs1251231.63%41
476Peach Orchard123135-8.89%46
477St. Joe122129-5.43%38
478Blue Mountain122124-1.61%44
479Haynes117150-22.00%129
480Higden116123-5.69%89
481Allport116118-1.69%215
482Alicia116124-6.45%104
483Bluff City114127-10.24%19
484Delaplaine1131120.89%39
485Jennette112123-8.94%19
486Banks112123-8.94%115
487Egypt109112-2.68%125
488Antoine109117-6.84%83
489St. Paul1089316.13%92
490Gum Springs108120-10.00%107
491Daisy107115-6.96%36
492Pindall106110-3.64%14
493Jericho105113-7.08%88
494Zinc103994.04%53
495Big Flat103105-1.90%37
496Springtown1008714.94%71
497South Lead Hill100102-1.96%309
498Minturn100107-6.54%68
499Beaver99972.06%121
500Lonsdale98944.26%94

Top 500 Cities in Arkansas by Population

Arkansas has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 38 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Arkansas is Little Rock, with a population of 197,626 people.

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.

Map of Cities in Arkansas

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates