North Little Rock, Arkansas Population 2020

65,591

North Little Rock is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 65,591, it is the 8th largest city in Arkansas and the 584th largest city in the United States. North Little Rock is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually but its population has increased by 5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,304 in 2010. North Little Rock reached it's highest population of 66,664 in 2014. Spanning over 55 miles, North Little Rock has a population density of 1,253 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Little Rock is $60,591 with a poverty rate of 23.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $837 per month, and the median house value is $131,700. The median age in North Little Rock is 34.3 years, 31.7 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

North Little Rock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Little Rock was:

  • White: 48.87%
  • Black or African American: 44.65%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of North Little Rock, Arkansas is 65,591, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,127.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,304.

North Little Rock, Arkansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020747,3303,1130.42%
2019744,2173,1130.42%
2018741,1043,1130.42%
2017737,9913,6580.50%
2016734,3333,4360.47%
2015730,8972,7150.37%
2014728,1825,0280.69%
2013723,1545,5080.76%
2012717,6467,0340.98%
2011710,6128,3051.17%
2010702,3070.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,39448.87%
Black or African American29,59844.65%
Two or More Races2,3533.55%
Some Other Race1,1521.74%
Asian5720.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2130.32%

North Little Rock Population Pyramid 2020

North Little Rock Median Age

34.3


Total

31.7


Male

35.8


Female

North Little Rock Adults

There are 49,716 adults, (8,814 of whom are seniors) in North Little Rock.

North Little Rock Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

North Little Rock Sex Ratio

Female

34,553

52.13%

Male

31,729

47.87%

North Little Rock Households and Families

North Little Rock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Little Rock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All46.5%53.5%
Non Family39%61%
Male32.4%67.6%
Female26.6%73.4%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,6122.4646.5
Non Family11,1091.2639
Married8,3433.2572.8
Female5,8863.4226.6
Male1,2743.3632.4

3.22

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Little Rock Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8064.15%
9th to 12th Grade3,1977.34%
High School Graduate12,87729.57%
Some College10,74824.68%
Associates Degree2,9046.67%
Bachelors Degree7,66217.59%
Graduate Degree4,35710.00%

North Little Rock Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,39521,8028,735
Black17,35214,4772,692
Hispanic1,5461,044306
Multiple Races800744146
Asian517517113
Other Race51218941
Native American14814834

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,857$36,715$33,046
Less Than High School$16,355$20,113$14,502
High School Grad$27,017$26,996$27,055
Some College$31,876$37,320$28,543
Bachelors Degree$42,330$48,315$40,581
Graduate Degree$58,512$65,492$55,559

$34,857

Average Earnings

$36,715

Average Male

$33,046

Average Female

North Little Rock Language

North Little Rock Language by Age

North Little Rock Language

95.13% of North Little Rock residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

North Little Rock Poverty

North Little Rock Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black29,3049,29731.73%
White30,0943,78912.59%
Hispanic3,6881,96753.34%
Other1,14790578.90%
Multiple2,30374132.18%
Asian57220235.31%
Native2132310.80%

23.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.89%

Male Poverty Rate

23.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Little Rock

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Little Rock is Other, with 78.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Little Rock is Native, with 10.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.09%
High School22.31%
Some College15.48%
Bachelors or Greater7.94%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.56%
Female Unemployed37.96%
Female Employed9.85%
Male Employed9.08%

North Little Rock Income

North Little Rock Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,780$60,591
Families$50,753$73,493
Married Families$82,998-
Non Families$33,049$39,548

North Little Rock Marital Status

North Little Rock Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

North Little Rock Married by Age and Sex

North Little Rock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

North Little Rock Marital Status by Race

North Little Rock Veterans

4,590

Number of Veterans

4,147

Male Veterans

443

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,652
Second Gulf War1,317
First Gulf War1,046
Korea247
World War II94
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,86210.77%
Black1,5187.49%
Asian12223.60%
Hispanic894.52%
2 or More827.28%
Indian63.75%

$North Little Rock Veterans by Education

12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Little Rock Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

North Little Rock Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.28%

Born in Arkansas

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.78% of North Little Rock residents were born in the United States, with 70.28% having been born in Arkansas. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065,591-268-0.41%
201965,859-268-0.41%
201866,1272160.33%
201765,911-268-0.40%
201666,179-223-0.34%
201566,402-262-0.39%
201466,6647251.10%
201365,9391,2831.98%
201264,6561,1681.84%
201163,4881,0351.66%
201062,4532,0200.33%
200060,433-1,308-0.21%
199061,741-2,647-0.42%
198064,3884,3480.70%
197060,0402,0080.34%
196058,03213,9352.78%
195044,09722,9607.63%
194021,1371,7190.85%
193019,4185,3703.29%
192014,0482,9102.35%
191011,1380.00%