10 Largest Cities in Arkansas

The largest city in Arkansas is Little Rock, with a population of 196,968. Maysville is the fastest growing city in Arkansas over the past 10 years, having grown 259.23% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Little Rock196,968193,9721.54%1,642119.99
2Fayetteville89,54073,96221.06%1,65754.03
3Fort Smith88,23386,2912.25%1,39463.29
4Springdale81,56171,12914.67%1,74046.89
5Jonesboro80,71467,54819.49%1,00780.17
6Rogers70,73756,36125.51%1,82838.69
7Conway68,85059,59215.54%1,49646.03
8North Little Rock65,66562,4365.17%1,25552.34
9Bentonville62,52135,85974.35%1,85133.77
10Pine Bluff39,80448,947-18.68%90943.77
11Hot Springs39,11137,9493.06%1,04537.44
12Benton37,60430,92721.59%1,65422.73
13Sherwood32,00829,6937.80%1,53620.84
14Russellville29,58928,3734.29%1,04528.31
15Texarkana29,47329,976-1.68%70441.89
16Bella Vista29,27426,59110.09%64645.31
17Paragould29,14826,40610.38%91531.84
18Jacksonville28,17328,401-0.80%98628.56
19Cabot26,11224,2917.50%1,25820.76
20West Memphis23,89626,252-8.97%82828.86
21Searcy23,88022,9414.09%1,30418.32
22Van Buren23,66522,8343.64%1,53715.39
23Bryant21,74816,78429.58%1,06120.49
24Maumelle18,39717,2616.58%1,52412.07
25Centerton17,6509,62983.30%1,30013.58
26Siloam Springs17,49515,16215.39%1,53811.38
27El Dorado17,15518,851-9.00%1,05916.20
28Hot Springs Village14,77912,80715.40%26056.94
29Forrest City13,30015,387-13.56%65720.25
30Harrison13,12612,9371.46%1,17211.20
31Blytheville12,98115,569-16.62%62620.74
32Mountain Home12,77112,4542.55%1,07311.90
33Marion12,19012,538-2.78%60120.29
34Magnolia11,35111,772-3.58%85913.21
35Malvern10,95310,6273.07%1,1109.87
36Batesville10,95010,3525.78%94411.60
37Arkadelphia10,79410,6751.11%1,4617.39
38Camden10,49112,138-13.57%63516.53
39Helena-West Helena10,02112,427-19.36%76513.09
40Lowell9,7707,35732.80%1,0159.62
41Clarksville9,7649,2006.13%52718.53
42Greenwood9,4569,1073.83%87410.82
43Hope9,42510,117-6.84%88210.68
44Monticello9,2409,592-3.67%84810.90
45Beebe8,3007,32813.26%81310.21
46Stuttgart8,2329,331-11.78%1,0997.49
47Farmington7,7985,99730.03%7949.83
48Prairie Grove7,6404,46171.26%8239.29
49Wynne7,5298,383-10.19%8359.01
50Newport7,4247,949-6.60%54813.55
51Heber Springs6,8567,248-5.41%7998.58
52Trumann6,7937,288-6.79%1,1705.81
53Morrilton6,6756,768-1.37%7568.83
54Pocahontas6,6536,6300.35%8687.67
55Pea Ridge6,5314,76137.18%9177.12
56De Queen6,4966,609-1.71%1,0826.00
57Osceola6,4167,730-17.00%6819.42
58East End6,3846,998-8.77%31820.06
59Cave Springs5,9041,979198.33%7477.90
60Alma5,8725,5186.42%1,0245.73
61Greenbrier5,8334,73223.27%7357.94
62Berryville5,6525,3106.44%9316.07
63Ward5,6244,11636.64%1,3014.32
64Warren5,4995,974-7.95%7787.07
65Mena5,4265,756-5.73%7886.89
66Barling5,1664,69410.06%50410.24
67Walnut Ridge5,0605,424-6.71%30816.44
68Tontitown5,0582,441107.21%28217.91
69Sheridan5,0414,6348.78%42411.89
70Gibson4,9853,54340.70%1,0494.75
71Austin4,8632,065135.50%1,5983.04
72White Hall4,8055,532-13.14%6896.97
73Vilonia4,7653,84423.96%5987.97
74Rockwell4,7443,78025.50%1,5103.14
75Cherokee Village4,7294,6990.64%23220.43
76Haskell4,6714,08214.43%9504.92
77Crossett4,5905,488-16.36%7925.79
78Piney4,5214,699-3.79%6966.50
79Dardanelle4,4994,738-5.04%1,2353.64
80Ashdown4,3804,706-6.93%6147.14
81Nashville4,3024,626-7.00%7875.47
82Gentry4,2493,49621.54%8305.12
83Shannon Hills4,1823,14133.14%1,5852.64
84Elkins4,0892,70251.33%1,0094.05
85Lonoke4,0794,271-4.50%8384.87
86Brookland4,0481,988103.62%5197.80
87Southside3,9953,9112.15%4059.86
88Dumas3,9364,645-15.26%1,2253.21
89Alexander3,8732,92032.64%1,7182.25
90Johnson3,7323,4109.44%1,0333.61
91Gravette3,7323,16317.99%24315.33
92Booneville3,6933,970-6.98%9363.95
93McGehee3,5794,189-14.56%5386.66
94Ozark3,5733,705-3.56%4607.77
95Fordyce3,5534,280-16.99%5216.82
96Pottsville3,4472,81322.54%25213.69
97Landmark3,4353,555-3.38%3739.21
98Piggott3,4233,861-11.34%6395.36
99Manila3,3853,478-2.67%9073.73
100Waldron3,3303,660-9.02%5845.70
101Paris3,2793,547-7.56%7194.56
102Marianna3,2744,182-21.71%9063.61
103Atkins3,0653,0111.79%5006.13
104Gosnell3,0183,606-16.31%1,8081.67
105Corning2,9603,417-13.37%9233.21
106Prescott2,9393,297-10.86%4556.46
107DeWitt2,9173,282-11.12%9752.99
108Bald Knob2,9002,906-0.21%5854.96
109Mountain View2,8952,7555.08%3977.30
110Lake City2,8602,09336.65%9083.15
111Bethel Heights2,8412,32921.98%1,2832.21
112Little Flock2,8322,53311.80%3777.51
113Green Forest2,8052,6565.61%1,2622.22
114North Crossett2,8023,119-10.16%27110.33
115West Fork2,6532,37811.56%7183.70
116Huntsville2,6352,4288.53%4905.38
117Elm Springs2,6201,88538.99%4565.74
118England2,5992,837-8.39%1,2032.16
119Hoxie2,5872,784-7.08%3886.67
120Bono2,5842,20617.14%9702.66
121Hamburg2,5092,881-12.91%7303.44
122Lincoln2,4872,2918.56%8702.86
123Clinton2,4762,660-6.92%18313.53
124Charleston2,4412,511-2.79%5864.17
125Brinkley2,4383,186-23.48%4295.69
126Lavaca2,4292,3045.43%1,0932.22
127Prairie Creek2,4212,06617.18%5564.35
128Mayflower2,4072,16111.38%6113.94
129Danville2,3552,410-2.28%5504.28
130Holiday Island2,3532,373-0.84%21810.77
131Dermott2,3492,821-16.73%6873.42
132Marked Tree2,3302,557-8.88%4045.77
133Lake Hamilton2,2402,1354.92%1,1521.95
134Harrisburg2,2332,310-3.33%9232.42
135Gassville2,1882,0755.45%6383.43
136Eureka Springs2,1722,0744.73%3216.76
137Fairfield Bay2,1572,337-7.70%14315.13
138Glenwood2,1502,232-3.67%2438.87
139Wrightsville2,1332,0882.16%1,0082.12
140Horseshoe Bend2,1292,181-2.38%16013.30
141Earle2,1292,401-11.33%6563.25
142Carlisle2,1062,219-5.09%4354.84
143Goshen2,0931,05897.83%18411.38
144Gurdon2,0672,231-7.35%8522.42
145Lake Village2,0422,579-20.82%8072.53
146Judsonia2,0042,021-0.84%6942.89
147Salem1,9932,607-23.55%6393.12
148Star City1,9662,270-13.39%4104.80
149Cave City1,9551,9032.73%7652.56
150Bull Shoals1,9321,954-1.13%3944.90
151McAlmont1,8941,8731.12%1,2181.55
152Melbourne1,8741,945-3.65%2686.99
153Augusta1,8512,238-17.29%8862.09
154Bay1,8371,8051.77%5953.09
155Leachville1,8082,145-15.71%4074.44
156Decatur1,7841,6965.19%3994.47
157Mulberry1,7721,6497.46%2317.68
158Eudora1,7692,271-22.10%5723.09
159Calico Rock1,7501,53713.86%3734.70
160Lepanto1,7311,939-10.73%1,1071.56
161Lamar1,7261,6176.74%3744.62
162Salem1,7191,6404.82%4653.70
163Tuckerman1,6781,867-10.12%5632.98
164Rector1,6741,959-14.55%1,2281.36
165Smackover1,6521,860-11.18%3804.35
166Kensett1,6191,654-2.12%8851.83
167Monette1,6031,5364.36%2835.67
168Murfreesboro1,5981,677-4.71%4253.76
169Des Arc1,5741,716-8.28%7492.10
170Redfield1,4841,30313.89%4803.09
171Perryville1,4821,4671.02%3474.27
172Dover1,4701,3836.29%5202.83
173Stamps1,4411,690-14.73%4723.05
174McCrory1,4181,720-17.56%6022.36
175Cedarville1,4021,3940.57%1588.89
176Greenland1,3991,2888.62%3563.93
177Hazen1,3381,463-8.54%3813.51
178Marshall1,3181,391-5.25%3244.07
179Flippin1,3041,352-3.55%6931.88
180Caraway1,3041,2762.19%5662.30
181Clarendon1,2811,676-23.57%7001.83
182Waldo1,2451,390-10.43%5342.33
183Hampton1,2361,321-6.43%4083.03
184Marmaduke1,2291,1348.38%8791.40
185Diaz1,2101,322-8.47%2035.97
186Newark1,2011,1772.04%6961.73
187Avilla1,20089633.93%2055.86
188Rison1,1981,345-10.93%3663.27
189Ola1,1931,267-5.84%7011.70
190Sulphur Springs1,1891,1017.99%2145.56
191Wooster1,16786734.60%4062.87
192West Crossett1,1601,256-7.64%9811.89
193Hughes1,1541,443-20.03%5102.26
194Yellville1,1441,200-4.67%4612.48
195Highland1,1331,0527.70%1308.74
196Mineral Springs1,1321,203-5.90%5042.24
197Midway1,1291,0844.15%2045.53
198Ash Flat1,1161,0852.86%1776.32
199Lewisville1,0981,279-14.15%5112.15
200London1,0871,0424.32%3433.17
201Mansfield1,0841,150-5.74%4712.30
202Oak Grove Heights1,07888921.26%3603.00
203Dierks1,0681,128-5.32%5571.92
204Sweet Home1,03784922.14%2673.89
205Kibler1,0201,0190.10%2164.72
206Mount Ida1,0171,070-4.95%6481.57
207Horatio1,0161,049-3.15%5701.78
208Luxora9931,186-16.27%1,1650.85
209Coal Hill9931,008-1.49%3392.93
210Tumbling Shoals9859780.72%1019.78
211Mammoth Spring9829671.55%7611.29
212Cotter9709551.57%4042.40
213Parkin9621,097-12.31%3762.56
214Foreman9101,026-11.31%4601.98
215Dyer892910-1.98%3032.94
216Marvell8781,163-24.51%6111.44
217Kirby87878611.70%6114.32
218Hackett87278810.66%6061.44
219Fouke8728710.11%6431.36
220Greers Ferry852887-3.95%1187.22
221Bearden838969-13.52%5191.61
222Magazine808868-6.91%4451.82
223Guy8087497.88%1206.74
224Diamond City8027812.69%2852.82
225East Camden800927-13.70%1,1630.69
226Wilson787910-13.52%7521.05
227Mountain Pine7877583.83%4741.66
228Hardy7837662.22%1535.13
229Altheimer775976-20.59%3782.05
230Stephens773886-12.75%2802.76
231Plumerville770806-4.47%7181.07
232Norphlet764847-9.80%3742.04
233Hermitage761823-7.53%7051.08
234Wickes751754-0.40%3232.32
235Knoxville7467331.77%2343.18
236Higginson7436828.94%5851.27
237Bradford740751-1.46%8540.87
238Oppelo735777-5.41%3022.43
239Swifton732806-9.18%1,3260.55
240Altus725754-3.85%3871.87
241Lakeview723731-1.09%6951.04
242Lockesburg718735-2.31%2063.48
243Quitman711762-6.69%3671.94
244Cammack Village707779-9.24%2,4980.28
245Rockport7067010.71%2243.15
246Gould696837-16.85%4491.55
247Tyronza695759-8.43%4501.54
248Natural Steps69242662.44%2482.79
249Amity685718-4.60%2143.21
250Gillett6846810.44%6871.00
251Oxford683697-2.01%1016.78
252McRae671684-1.90%9970.67
253Keiser654789-17.11%1,7630.37
254Weiner650719-9.60%4771.36
255Madison648791-18.08%3721.74
256Caddo Valley638689-7.40%2063.10
257Hartford625646-3.25%3321.88
258Huntington623632-1.42%9330.67
259Highfill6235836.86%3517.99
260Imboden613679-9.72%6370.96
261Holland61353315.01%916.73
262Mountainburg605620-2.42%3991.52
263Black Rock594662-10.27%1813.29
264Roland590746-20.91%738.07
265Summit586606-3.30%4861.21
266Pangburn583589-1.02%1,0700.55
267Fountain Lake5815495.83%1194.90
268Garfield58052011.54%1883.09
269Plainview571610-6.39%3921.46
270Grannis5705641.06%727.93
271Cherry Valley569651-12.60%6530.87
272Bergman56644327.77%4341.30
273Bonanza562566-0.71%1992.82
274Traskwood5565197.13%995.63
275Taylor555621-10.63%5590.99
276Bauxite5525284.55%1813.04
277De Valls Bluff551604-8.77%5401.02
278Subiaco550574-4.18%2911.89
279Hartman550553-0.54%3481.58
280Palestine548676-18.93%1743.15
281Cotton Plant548650-15.69%5271.04
282Turrell545610-10.66%1025.35
283Magnet Cove5442642.06
284Norfork5425331.69%2382.27
285Holly Grove526607-13.34%5191.01
286Avoca5174856.60%2761.88
287Sulphur Springs515520-0.96%5111.01
288Bradley515623-17.34%5640.91
289Huttig512594-13.80%1722.98
290Junction City511585-12.65%4501.14
291Central City5045010.60%2262.23
292Leola500503-0.60%5850.85
293Bellefonte49843913.44%8010.62
294Strong490554-11.55%4411.11
295Rose Bud490491-0.20%816.04
296Joiner486573-15.18%7900.61
297College Station485600-19.17%4651.04
298Jasper482524-8.02%5100.94
299Elaine479634-24.45%9360.51
300Wilmar477508-6.10%3111.53
301Gateway47743110.67%736.56
302Wilmot474549-13.66%2681.77
303Hector4724563.51%2072.28
304Sulphur Rock4714563.29%3771.25
305Maysville467130259.23%1992.34
306Tull4664601.30%1164.03
307Salesville4664484.02%1034.51
308Humphrey465549-15.30%3561.31
309McNeil464511-9.20%3661.27
310Evening Shade4624405.00%2771.67
311Lafe4594521.55%2262.03
312Cushman4574530.88%1124.08
313Emmet455510-10.78%3151.44
314Ravenden453477-5.03%2152.11
315Reyno449455-1.32%4451.01
316Crawfordsville446503-11.33%7980.56
317Caldwell434525-17.33%1363.19
318Calion431497-13.28%3931.10
319Winslow4263909.23%2341.82
320Mount Pleasant417424-1.65%1193.50
321Maynard4154120.73%3541.17
322Belleville412440-6.36%2211.87
323Leslie409430-4.88%5400.76
324Portia403438-7.99%3121.29
325Yarborough Landing401487-17.66%1802.22
326Oak Grove4013912.56%1392.88
327Alpena4013922.30%3011.33
328Kingsland394443-11.06%3511.12
329Midway3933910.51%1123.52
330Damascus391393-0.51%2101.86
331Hatfield386410-5.85%3011.28
332Edmondson383423-9.46%1223.15
333Thornton377395-4.56%1961.92
334Grady375455-17.58%2021.85
335Portland374431-13.23%3471.08
336Patterson373452-17.48%3301.13
337Cove371390-4.87%2321.60
338Woodson366403-9.18%844.35
339Norman366387-5.43%3251.13
340Viola3653523.69%2321.57
341Center Ridge365388-5.93%418.86
342Pleasant Plains3623620.00%3561.02
343Sparkman359430-16.51%2781.29
344Havana359372-3.49%5970.60
345Enola3593395.90%1322.71
346Western Grove357384-7.03%3321.08
347Cash3563472.59%9700.37
348Clarkedale354389-9.00%3111.44
349Grubbs353387-8.79%6240.57
350Dyess351413-15.01%3650.96
351Bigelow3513471.15%3670.96
352Fredonia Biscoe347372-6.72%3610.96
353Wilton345373-7.51%2701.28
354Lake View344442-22.17%695.00
355Emerson343368-6.79%3460.99
356Branch339348-2.59%1093.12
357Biggers337347-2.88%3361.00
358Twin Groves3353224.04%734.61
359Mitchellville331382-13.35%2,7580.12
360Dennard327530-38.30%1521.70
361Menifee3253017.97%1432.27
362Midland321333-3.60%9280.35
363Colt317374-15.24%2521.26
364Prattsville3103041.97%1921.62
365Etowah307358-14.25%525.94
366Arkansas City307366-16.12%6240.49
367Donaldson3003000.00%5080.59
368Blevins297313-5.11%2990.99
369Montrose292346-15.61%7700.38
370Lost Bridge Village292434-32.72%903.23
371Garner2912823.19%4600.63
372Perry2852763.26%4060.70
373Wheatley284350-18.86%923.07
374Carthage283340-16.76%2860.99
375Strawberry280297-5.72%1202.33
376Poyen276287-3.83%9020.31
377Oil Trough274275-0.36%1,1970.23
378Delight273286-4.55%6050.45
379Shirley271291-6.87%1132.41
380Horseshoe Lake266296-10.14%1,7390.15
381Lead Hill265267-0.75%4170.64
382Lynn262283-7.42%1132.31
383Humnoke262291-9.97%8340.31
384Black Oak262266-1.50%6270.42
385Knobel259282-8.16%6150.42
386Perrytown255267-4.49%1831.39
387Chidester254288-11.81%485.31
388Almyra254283-10.25%6550.39
389Denning248314-21.02%2301.08
390Perla2472470.00%2560.96
391Tollette246257-4.28%2550.96
392Briarcliff2462354.68%1112.22
393Letona244253-3.56%6270.39
394Harrell244256-4.69%3900.63
395Keo243259-6.18%504.85
396Parkdale242276-12.32%2371.02
397Gilmore242265-8.68%1813.53
398Scranton2402256.67%4740.51
399Hickory Ridge235272-13.60%3630.65
400Concord235244-3.69%822.86
401Widener234284-17.61%4290.55
402Garland234240-2.50%2670.88
403Rosston233253-7.91%534.42
404Pyatt2322310.43%1851.26
405Lexa230292-21.23%5610.41
406Griffithville227231-1.73%4140.55
407Pineville225228-1.32%1251.81
408Campbell Station223255-12.55%1311.70
409Buckner223265-15.85%1901.18
410Russell2212210.00%1,0630.21
411St. Francis220251-12.35%5980.37
412Oden217232-6.47%2670.81
413Magness2112081.44%3440.61
414Wabbaseka210253-17.00%6100.34
415Tillar210229-8.30%2680.79
416Adona2102090.48%2210.95
417St. Charles208229-9.17%2330.89
418Fisher205222-7.66%6770.30
419Caulksville205216-5.09%1521.35
420O'Kean1991942.58%1951.02
421Jacksonport199215-7.44%5290.38
422New Edinburg19812755.91%633.13
423Pollard195227-14.10%6570.30
424Reader192822.34
425Friendship1921882.13%2700.71
426Sidney1911872.14%922.09
427Fulton191204-6.37%1,0980.17
428Franklin191196-2.55%902.13
429Greenway185208-11.06%7120.26
430Winthrop182191-4.71%1751.04
431Sunset182209-12.92%6950.26
432Ratcliff181195-7.18%1001.81
433Houston1811744.02%1791.01
434Dell181221-18.10%1221.49
435West Point178179-0.56%4140.43
436Watson176211-16.59%9460.19
437Fifty-Six174177-1.69%842.07
438Omaha1731730.00%4440.39
439Moro172219-21.46%1780.96
440Valley Springs1691671.20%3290.51
441Tupelo169186-9.14%5400.31
442Casa169170-0.59%1551.09
443Sedgwick167177-5.65%6370.26
444Washington166178-6.74%1651.01
445McDougal163184-11.41%4390.37
446Burdette161192-16.15%2180.74
447Rondo160201-20.40%1591.01
448Winchester157164-4.27%3160.50
449Gillham1571570.00%1710.92
450Bassett155178-12.92%6330.24
451Ulm153172-11.05%5860.26
452Ogden153169-9.47%3980.38
453Fountain Hill152171-11.11%2680.57
454Chester151162-6.79%2960.51
455Anthonyville149155-3.87%1,9350.08
456Rudy147149-1.34%1091.35
457Louann147164-10.37%6180.24
458Mount Vernon1451450.00%1441.01
459Staves14411624.14%592.43
460Reed143171-16.37%7080.20
461Ben Lomond140146-4.11%363.92
462Willisville139152-8.55%871.60
463Felsenthal139150-7.33%941.48
464Woodlawn138209-33.97%592.35
465Moorefield1351350.00%1191.13
466Everton1351331.50%2850.47
467Aubrey134166-19.28%4040.33
468Okolona133146-8.90%1680.79
469Georgetown132133-0.75%4570.29
470Success129149-13.42%5780.22
471Alicia128139-7.91%2960.43
472Bodcaw126138-8.70%423.00
473Haynes125150-16.67%3580.35
474St. Joe123131-6.11%991.24
475Higden122127-3.94%2430.50
476St. Paul1219922.22%2670.45
477Ravenden Springs121123-1.63%1041.17
478Peach Orchard121135-10.37%1171.03
479Blue Mountain116124-6.45%1091.06
480Jennette114124-8.06%502.27
481Bluff City114127-10.24%492.32
482Banks114122-6.56%3030.38
483Allport114118-3.39%5480.21
484Gum Springs113120-5.83%2890.39
485Rye112146-23.29%264.36
486Delaplaine1121120.00%1011.11
487Daisy112115-2.61%981.14
488Antoine108114-5.26%2120.51
489Egypt107112-4.46%3180.34
490Big Flat1061050.95%991.07
491Pindall105110-4.55%372.87
492Minturn105113-7.08%1850.57
493Lonsdale103949.57%2550.40
494Jericho102113-9.73%2210.46
495Zinc101974.12%1340.75
496McCaskill101965.21%1370.74
497Beedeville97107-9.35%851.14
498Springtown95879.20%1760.54
499Beaver9596-1.04%3020.32
500Black Springs9499-5.05%2110.45

Top 500 Cities in Arkansas by Population

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

Arkansas Cities by First Letter

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

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