North Little Rock, Arkansas Population 2021

65,665
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North Little Rock is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 65,665, it is the 8th largest city in Arkansas and the 583rd largest city in the United States . North Little Rock is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 5.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,304 in 2010. North Little Rock reached it's highest population of 66,656 in 2014. Spanning over 55 miles, North Little Rock has a population density of 1,255 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Little Rock is $63,058 with a poverty rate of 23.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $135,200. The median age in North Little Rock is 34.2 years, 32.3 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

North Little Rock Demographics

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

  • White: 48.39%
  • Black or African American: 44.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Other race: 2.50%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of North Little Rock, Arkansas is 65,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,022.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,304.

North Little Rock, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021746,9902,3030.31%
2020744,6872,3030.31%
2019742,3842,3030.31%
2018740,0812,5240.34%
2017737,5573,3910.46%
2016734,1663,2770.45%
2015730,8892,6990.37%
2014728,1905,0310.69%
2013723,1595,4940.76%
2012717,6656,9830.97%
2011710,6828,3881.18%
2010702,2940.00%

North Little Rock Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,97448.39%
Black or African American29,20744.20%
Two or More Races2,5053.79%
Some Other Race1,6512.50%
Asian5640.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1740.26%
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North Little Rock Population by Race

North Little Rock Population Pyramid $2021

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North Little Rock Median Age

34.2


Total

32.3


Male

35.3


Female

North Little Rock Adults

There are 49,483 adults, (9,132 of whom are seniors) in North Little Rock.

North Little Rock Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

North Little Rock Sex Ratio

Female

34,618

52.39%

Male

31,457

47.61%

North Little Rock Population by Age

North Little Rock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North Little Rock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Male32.9%67.1%
Female26.1%73.9%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Little Rock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,6882.4547.4
Non Family11,2801.2539.4
Married8,5293.2474
Female5,5463.4826.1
Male1,3333.2332.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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North Little Rock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8424.23%
9th to 12th Grade3,3377.67%
High School Graduate13,11930.14%
Some College10,06723.13%
Associates Degree3,1577.25%
Bachelors Degree7,85518.05%
Graduate Degree4,1469.53%
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North Little Rock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Little Rock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,34721,7748,829
Black17,35514,4432,547
Hispanic1,6481,016294
2+ Races771678165
Other Race76033861
Asian423423166
Native American13013036

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 asian people with a rate of 39.24%.

North Little Rock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,347$36,646$33,960
Less Than 9th Grade$19,205$22,647$13,850
High School Graduate$27,219$27,768$26,828
Some College$32,324$36,673$30,865
Bachelors Degree$45,414$51,754$41,420
Graduate Degree$57,532$65,181$56,190

$35,347

Average Earnings

$36,646

Average Male

$33,960

Average Female

North Little Rock Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Little Rock Language by Age

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North Little Rock Language

94.72% of North Little Rock residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

North Little Rock Language

North Little Rock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black28,9029,36032.39%
White29,7623,92613.19%
Hispanic4,1301,75542.49%
Other1,64784151.06%
Multiple2,44176931.50%
Asian56411119.68%
Native174137.47%

23.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.00%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Little Rock

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Little Rock is Other, with 51.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Little Rock is Native, with 7.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.91%.

North Little Rock Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.69%
High School21.05%
Some College17.30%
Bachelors or Greater8.38%

North Little Rock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.65%
Male Unemployed44.40%
Female Employed10.30%
Male Employed9.52%

North Little Rock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Little Rock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,703$63,058
Families$53,082$76,588
Married Families$85,288$103,023
Non Families$33,626$40,875
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Income by Household Type

North Little Rock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

North Little Rock Married by Age and Sex

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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

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North Little Rock Marital Status

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4,260

Number of Veterans

3,756

Male Veterans

504

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,691
Second Gulf War1,261
First Gulf War883
Korea186
World War II67

North Little Rock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 641,112
65 to 74983
35 to 54880
75+667
18 to 34618

North Little Rock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5669.80%
Black1,5887.81%
Hispanic1205.96%
2+ Races959.98%
Asian112.12%

North Little Rock Veterans by Race

North Little Rock Veterans by Education

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9.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Little Rock Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

North Little Rock Employment by Age

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North Little Rock Employment by Race

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North Little Rock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.76%

Born in North Little Rock

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.79% of North Little Rock residents were born in the United States, with 69.76% having been born in Arkansas. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Little Rock Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202165,665-119-0.18%
202065,784-119-0.18%
201965,903-119-0.18%
201866,0221670.25%
201765,855-286-0.43%
201666,141-247-0.37%
201566,388-268-0.40%
201466,6567271.10%
201365,9291,2841.99%
201264,6451,1631.83%
201163,4821,0461.68%
201062,4362,0030.33%
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%

North Little Rock Population by Year