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)
1Little Rock196,968193,9721.54%245
2Fayetteville89,54073,96221.06%247
3Fort Smith88,23386,2912.25%208
4Springdale81,56171,12914.67%259
5Jonesboro80,71467,54819.49%150
6Rogers70,73756,36125.51%272
7Conway68,85059,59215.54%223
8North Little Rock65,66562,4365.17%187
9Bentonville62,52135,85974.35%276
10Pine Bluff39,80448,947-18.68%136
11Hot Springs39,11137,9493.06%156
12Benton37,60430,92721.59%247
13Sherwood32,00829,6937.80%229
14Russellville29,58928,3734.29%156
15Texarkana29,47329,976-1.68%105
16Bella Vista29,27426,59110.09%96
17Paragould29,14826,40610.38%136
18Jacksonville28,17328,401-0.80%147
19Cabot26,11224,2917.50%187
20West Memphis23,89626,252-8.97%123
21Searcy23,88022,9414.09%194
22Van Buren23,66522,8343.64%229
23Bryant21,74816,78429.58%158
24Maumelle18,39717,2616.58%227
25Centerton17,6509,62983.30%194
26Siloam Springs17,49515,16215.39%229
27El Dorado17,15518,851-9.00%158
28Hot Springs Village14,77912,80715.40%39
29Forrest City13,30015,387-13.56%98
30Harrison13,12612,9371.46%175
31Blytheville12,98115,569-16.62%93
32Mountain Home12,77112,4542.55%160
33Marion12,19012,538-2.78%90
34Magnolia11,35111,772-3.58%128
35Malvern10,95310,6273.07%165
36Batesville10,95010,3525.78%141
37Arkadelphia10,79410,6751.11%218
38Camden10,49112,138-13.57%95
39Helena-West Helena10,02112,427-19.36%114
40Lowell9,7707,35732.80%151
41Clarksville9,7649,2006.13%79
42Greenwood9,4569,1073.83%130
43Hope9,42510,117-6.84%131
44Monticello9,2409,592-3.67%126
45Beebe8,3007,32813.26%121
46Stuttgart8,2329,331-11.78%164
47Farmington7,7985,99730.03%118
48Prairie Grove7,6404,46171.26%123
49Wynne7,5298,383-10.19%124
50Newport7,4247,949-6.60%82
51Heber Springs6,8567,248-5.41%119
52Trumann6,7937,288-6.79%174
53Morrilton6,6756,768-1.37%113
54Pocahontas6,6536,6300.35%129
55Pea Ridge6,5314,76137.18%137
56De Queen6,4966,609-1.71%161
57Osceola6,4167,730-17.00%102
58East End6,3846,998-8.77%47
59Cave Springs5,9041,979198.33%111
60Alma5,8725,5186.42%153
61Greenbrier5,8334,73223.27%109
62Berryville5,6525,3106.44%139
63Ward5,6244,11636.64%194
64Warren5,4995,974-7.95%116
65Mena5,4265,756-5.73%117
66Barling5,1664,69410.06%75
67Walnut Ridge5,0605,424-6.71%46
68Tontitown5,0582,441107.21%42
69Sheridan5,0414,6348.78%63
70Gibson4,9853,54340.70%156
71Austin4,8632,065135.50%238
72White Hall4,8055,532-13.14%103
73Vilonia4,7653,84423.96%89
74Rockwell4,7443,78025.50%225
75Cherokee Village4,7294,6990.64%35
76Haskell4,6714,08214.43%142
77Crossett4,5905,488-16.36%118
78Piney4,5214,699-3.79%104
79Dardanelle4,4994,738-5.04%184
80Ashdown4,3804,706-6.93%91
81Nashville4,3024,626-7.00%117
82Gentry4,2493,49621.54%124
83Shannon Hills4,1823,14133.14%236
84Elkins4,0892,70251.33%150
85Lonoke4,0794,271-4.50%125
86Brookland4,0481,988103.62%77
87Southside3,9953,9112.15%60
88Dumas3,9364,645-15.26%183
89Alexander3,8732,92032.64%256
90Johnson3,7323,4109.44%154
91Gravette3,7323,16317.99%36
92Booneville3,6933,970-6.98%139
93McGehee3,5794,189-14.56%80
94Ozark3,5733,705-3.56%69
95Fordyce3,5534,280-16.99%78
96Pottsville3,4472,81322.54%38
97Landmark3,4353,555-3.38%56
98Piggott3,4233,861-11.34%95
99Manila3,3853,478-2.67%135
100Waldron3,3303,660-9.02%87
101Paris3,2793,547-7.56%107
102Marianna3,2744,182-21.71%135
103Atkins3,0653,0111.79%75
104Gosnell3,0183,606-16.31%269
105Corning2,9603,417-13.37%138
106Prescott2,9393,297-10.86%68
107DeWitt2,9173,282-11.12%145
108Bald Knob2,9002,906-0.21%87
109Mountain View2,8952,7555.08%59
110Lake City2,8602,09336.65%135
111Bethel Heights2,8412,32921.98%191
112Little Flock2,8322,53311.80%56
113Green Forest2,8052,6565.61%188
114North Crossett2,8023,119-10.16%40
115West Fork2,6532,37811.56%107
116Huntsville2,6352,4288.53%73
117Elm Springs2,6201,88538.99%68
118England2,5992,837-8.39%179
119Hoxie2,5872,784-7.08%58
120Bono2,5842,20617.14%145
121Hamburg2,5092,881-12.91%109
122Lincoln2,4872,2918.56%130
123Clinton2,4762,660-6.92%27
124Charleston2,4412,511-2.79%87
125Brinkley2,4383,186-23.48%64
126Lavaca2,4292,3045.43%163
127Prairie Creek2,4212,06617.18%83
128Mayflower2,4072,16111.38%91
129Danville2,3552,410-2.28%82
130Holiday Island2,3532,373-0.84%33
131Dermott2,3492,821-16.73%102
132Marked Tree2,3302,557-8.88%60
133Lake Hamilton2,2402,1354.92%172
134Harrisburg2,2332,310-3.33%138
135Gassville2,1882,0755.45%95
136Eureka Springs2,1722,0744.73%48
137Fairfield Bay2,1572,337-7.70%21
138Glenwood2,1502,232-3.67%36
139Wrightsville2,1332,0882.16%150
140Horseshoe Bend2,1292,181-2.38%24
141Earle2,1292,401-11.33%98
142Carlisle2,1062,219-5.09%65
143Goshen2,0931,05897.83%27
144Gurdon2,0672,231-7.35%127
145Lake Village2,0422,579-20.82%120
146Judsonia2,0042,021-0.84%103
147Salem1,9932,607-23.55%95
148Star City1,9662,270-13.39%61
149Cave City1,9551,9032.73%114
150Bull Shoals1,9321,954-1.13%59
151McAlmont1,8941,8731.12%182
152Melbourne1,8741,945-3.65%40
153Augusta1,8512,238-17.29%132
154Bay1,8371,8051.77%89
155Leachville1,8082,145-15.71%61
156Decatur1,7841,6965.19%59
157Mulberry1,7721,6497.46%34
158Eudora1,7692,271-22.10%85
159Calico Rock1,7501,53713.86%56
160Lepanto1,7311,939-10.73%165
161Lamar1,7261,6176.74%56
162Salem1,7191,6404.82%69
163Tuckerman1,6781,867-10.12%84
164Rector1,6741,959-14.55%183
165Smackover1,6521,860-11.18%57
166Kensett1,6191,654-2.12%132
167Monette1,6031,5364.36%42
168Murfreesboro1,5981,677-4.71%63
169Des Arc1,5741,716-8.28%112
170Redfield1,4841,30313.89%71
171Perryville1,4821,4671.02%52
172Dover1,4701,3836.29%77
173Stamps1,4411,690-14.73%70
174McCrory1,4181,720-17.56%90
175Cedarville1,4021,3940.57%24
176Greenland1,3991,2888.62%53
177Hazen1,3381,463-8.54%57
178Marshall1,3181,391-5.25%48
179Flippin1,3041,352-3.55%103
180Caraway1,3041,2762.19%84
181Clarendon1,2811,676-23.57%104
182Waldo1,2451,390-10.43%80
183Hampton1,2361,321-6.43%61
184Marmaduke1,2291,1348.38%131
185Diaz1,2101,322-8.47%30
186Newark1,2011,1772.04%104
187Avilla1,20089633.93%31
188Rison1,1981,345-10.93%55
189Ola1,1931,267-5.84%105
190Sulphur Springs1,1891,1017.99%32
191Wooster1,16786734.60%61
192West Crossett1,1601,256-7.64%15
193Hughes1,1541,443-20.03%76
194Yellville1,1441,200-4.67%69
195Highland1,1331,0527.70%19
196Mineral Springs1,1321,203-5.90%75
197Midway1,1291,0844.15%30
198Ash Flat1,1161,0852.86%26
199Lewisville1,0981,279-14.15%76
200London1,0871,0424.32%51
201Mansfield1,0841,150-5.74%70
202Oak Grove Heights1,07888921.26%54
203Dierks1,0681,128-5.32%83
204Sweet Home1,03784922.14%40
205Kibler1,0201,0190.10%32
206Mount Ida1,0171,070-4.95%97
207Horatio1,0161,049-3.15%85
208Luxora9931,186-16.27%174
209Coal Hill9931,008-1.49%50
210Tumbling Shoals9859780.72%15
211Mammoth Spring9829671.55%113
212Cotter9709551.57%60
213Parkin9621,097-12.31%56
214Foreman9101,026-11.31%69
215Dyer892910-1.98%45
216Marvell8781,163-24.51%91
217Kirby87878611.70%9
218Hackett87278810.66%90
219Fouke8728710.11%96
220Greers Ferry852887-3.95%18
221Bearden838969-13.52%77
222Magazine808868-6.91%66
223Guy8087497.88%18
224Diamond City8027812.69%42
225East Camden800927-13.70%173
226Wilson787910-13.52%112
227Mountain Pine7877583.83%71
228Hardy7837662.22%23
229Altheimer775976-20.59%56
230Stephens773886-12.75%42
231Plumerville770806-4.47%107
232Norphlet764847-9.80%56
233Hermitage761823-7.53%105
234Wickes751754-0.40%48
235Knoxville7467331.77%35
236Higginson7436828.94%87
237Bradford740751-1.46%127
238Oppelo735777-5.41%45
239Swifton732806-9.18%198
240Altus725754-3.85%58
241Lakeview723731-1.09%104
242Lockesburg718735-2.31%31
243Quitman711762-6.69%55
244Cammack Village707779-9.24%372
245Rockport7067010.71%33
246Gould696837-16.85%67
247Tyronza695759-8.43%67
248Natural Steps69242662.44%37
249Amity685718-4.60%32
250Gillett6846810.44%102
251Oxford683697-2.01%15
252McRae671684-1.90%149
253Keiser654789-17.11%262
254Weiner650719-9.60%71
255Madison648791-18.08%55
256Caddo Valley638689-7.40%31
257Hartford625646-3.25%49
258Huntington623632-1.42%139
259Highfill6235836.86%5
260Imboden613679-9.72%95
261Holland61353315.01%14
262Mountainburg605620-2.42%59
263Black Rock594662-10.27%27
264Roland590746-20.91%11
265Summit586606-3.30%72
266Pangburn583589-1.02%159
267Fountain Lake5815495.83%18
268Garfield58052011.54%28
269Plainview571610-6.39%58
270Grannis5705641.06%11
271Cherry Valley569651-12.60%97
272Bergman56644327.77%65
273Bonanza562566-0.71%30
274Traskwood5565197.13%15
275Taylor555621-10.63%83
276Bauxite5525284.55%27
277De Valls Bluff551604-8.77%80
278Subiaco550574-4.18%43
279Hartman550553-0.54%52
280Palestine548676-18.93%26
281Cotton Plant548650-15.69%79
282Turrell545610-10.66%15
283Magnet Cove54439
284Norfork5425331.69%36
285Holly Grove526607-13.34%77
286Avoca5174856.60%41
287Sulphur Springs515520-0.96%76
288Bradley515623-17.34%84
289Huttig512594-13.80%26
290Junction City511585-12.65%67
291Central City5045010.60%34
292Leola500503-0.60%87
293Bellefonte49843913.44%119
294Strong490554-11.55%66
295Rose Bud490491-0.20%12
296Joiner486573-15.18%118
297College Station485600-19.17%69
298Jasper482524-8.02%76
299Elaine479634-24.45%140
300Wilmar477508-6.10%46
301Gateway47743110.67%11
302Wilmot474549-13.66%40
303Hector4724563.51%31
304Sulphur Rock4714563.29%56
305Maysville467130259.23%30
306Tull4664601.30%17
307Salesville4664484.02%15
308Humphrey465549-15.30%53
309McNeil464511-9.20%55
310Evening Shade4624405.00%41
311Lafe4594521.55%34
312Cushman4574530.88%17
313Emmet455510-10.78%47
314Ravenden453477-5.03%32
315Reyno449455-1.32%66
316Crawfordsville446503-11.33%119
317Caldwell434525-17.33%20
318Calion431497-13.28%58
319Winslow4263909.23%35
320Mount Pleasant417424-1.65%18
321Maynard4154120.73%53
322Belleville412440-6.36%33
323Leslie409430-4.88%80
324Portia403438-7.99%46
325Yarborough Landing401487-17.66%27
326Oak Grove4013912.56%21
327Alpena4013922.30%45
328Kingsland394443-11.06%52
329Midway3933910.51%17
330Damascus391393-0.51%31
331Hatfield386410-5.85%45
332Edmondson383423-9.46%18
333Thornton377395-4.56%29
334Grady375455-17.58%30
335Portland374431-13.23%52
336Patterson373452-17.48%49
337Cove371390-4.87%35
338Woodson366403-9.18%13
339Norman366387-5.43%49
340Viola3653523.69%35
341Center Ridge365388-5.93%6
342Pleasant Plains3623620.00%53
343Sparkman359430-16.51%41
344Havana359372-3.49%89
345Enola3593395.90%20
346Western Grove357384-7.03%49
347Cash3563472.59%144
348Clarkedale354389-9.00%5
349Grubbs353387-8.79%93
350Dyess351413-15.01%54
351Bigelow3513471.15%55
352Fredonia Biscoe347372-6.72%54
353Wilton345373-7.51%40
354Lake View344442-22.17%10
355Emerson343368-6.79%52
356Branch339348-2.59%16
357Biggers337347-2.88%50
358Twin Groves3353224.04%11
359Mitchellville331382-13.35%409
360Dennard327530-38.30%2
361Menifee3253017.97%21
362Midland321333-3.60%138
363Colt317374-15.24%38
364Prattsville3103041.97%29
365Etowah307358-14.25%8
366Arkansas City307366-16.12%93
367Donaldson3003000.00%76
368Blevins297313-5.11%45
369Montrose292346-15.61%115
370Lost Bridge Village292434-32.72%13
371Garner2912823.19%69
372Perry2852763.26%61
373Wheatley284350-18.86%14
374Carthage283340-16.76%43
375Strawberry280297-5.72%18
376Poyen276287-3.83%134
377Oil Trough274275-0.36%178
378Delight273286-4.55%90
379Shirley271291-6.87%17
380Horseshoe Lake266296-10.14%259
381Lead Hill265267-0.75%62
382Lynn262283-7.42%17
383Humnoke262291-9.97%124
384Black Oak262266-1.50%93
385Knobel259282-8.16%92
386Perrytown255267-4.49%27
387Chidester254288-11.81%7
388Almyra254283-10.25%98
389Denning248314-21.02%34
390Perla2472470.00%38
391Tollette246257-4.28%38
392Briarcliff2462354.68%17
393Letona244253-3.56%94
394Harrell244256-4.69%58
395Keo243259-6.18%7
396Parkdale242276-12.32%35
397Gilmore242265-8.68%3
398Scranton2402256.67%71
399Hickory Ridge235272-13.60%54
400Concord235244-3.69%12
401Widener234284-17.61%64
402Garland234240-2.50%40
403Rosston233253-7.91%8
404Pyatt2322310.43%28
405Lexa230292-21.23%84
406Griffithville227231-1.73%62
407Pineville225228-1.32%19
408Campbell Station223255-12.55%20
409Buckner223265-15.85%28
410Russell2212210.00%159
411St. Francis220251-12.35%89
412Oden217232-6.47%40
413Magness2112081.44%51
414Wabbaseka210253-17.00%91
415Tillar210229-8.30%40
416Adona2102090.48%33
417St. Charles208229-9.17%35
418Fisher205222-7.66%101
419Caulksville205216-5.09%23
420O'Kean1991942.58%29
421Jacksonport199215-7.44%79
422New Edinburg19812755.91%9
423Pollard195227-14.10%98
424Reader19212
425Friendship1921882.13%40
426Sidney1911872.14%14
427Fulton191204-6.37%163
428Franklin191196-2.55%13
429Greenway185208-11.06%106
430Winthrop182191-4.71%26
431Sunset182209-12.92%104
432Ratcliff181195-7.18%15
433Houston1811744.02%27
434Dell181221-18.10%18
435West Point178179-0.56%62
436Watson176211-16.59%141
437Fifty-Six174177-1.69%13
438Omaha1731730.00%66
439Moro172219-21.46%27
440Valley Springs1691671.20%49
441Tupelo169186-9.14%80
442Casa169170-0.59%23
443Sedgwick167177-5.65%95
444Washington166178-6.74%25
445McDougal163184-11.41%65
446Burdette161192-16.15%33
447Rondo160201-20.40%24
448Winchester157164-4.27%47
449Gillham1571570.00%25
450Bassett155178-12.92%94
451Ulm153172-11.05%87
452Ogden153169-9.47%59
453Fountain Hill152171-11.11%40
454Chester151162-6.79%44
455Anthonyville149155-3.87%290
456Rudy147149-1.34%16
457Louann147164-10.37%92
458Mount Vernon1451450.00%21
459Staves14411624.14%9
460Reed143171-16.37%105
461Ben Lomond140146-4.11%5
462Willisville139152-8.55%13
463Felsenthal139150-7.33%14
464Woodlawn138209-33.97%9
465Moorefield1351350.00%18
466Everton1351331.50%42
467Aubrey134166-19.28%60
468Okolona133146-8.90%25
469Georgetown132133-0.75%68
470Success129149-13.42%86
471Alicia128139-7.91%44
472Bodcaw126138-8.70%6
473Haynes125150-16.67%53
474St. Joe123131-6.11%15
475Higden122127-3.94%36
476St. Paul1219922.22%40
477Ravenden Springs121123-1.63%15
478Peach Orchard121135-10.37%18
479Blue Mountain116124-6.45%16
480Jennette114124-8.06%8
481Bluff City114127-10.24%7
482Banks114122-6.56%45
483Allport114118-3.39%82
484Gum Springs113120-5.83%43
485Rye112146-23.29%4
486Delaplaine1121120.00%15
487Daisy112115-2.61%15
488Antoine108114-5.26%32
489Egypt107112-4.46%47
490Big Flat1061050.95%15
491Pindall105110-4.55%5
492Minturn105113-7.08%27
493Lonsdale103949.57%38
494Jericho102113-9.73%33
495Zinc101974.12%20
496McCaskill101965.21%20
497Beedeville97107-9.35%13
498Springtown95879.20%26
499Beaver9596-1.04%45
500Black Springs9499-5.05%31

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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