Cities & States

Little Rock
Population: 196,943
Fort Smith
Population: 87,603
Population: 79,037
Population: 75,088
Population: 71,576
North Little Rock
Population: 65,538
Population: 63,555
Population: 60,384
Pine Bluff
Population: 46,228
Population: 40,368

Pulaski County
Population: 386,106
Benton County
Population: 227,439
Washington County
Population: 207,911
Sebastian County
Population: 126,536
Faulkner County
Population: 115,928
Saline County
Population: 109,844
Craighead County
Population: 98,398
Garland County
Population: 96,547
White County
Population: 77,767
Jefferson County
Population: 75,782


Arkansas Employment Profile

While home to the nation’s number one retailer, Walmart, and a handful of other Fortune 500 companies, Arkansas’ economy is heavily dependent upon manufacturing, agriculture and forestry. Arkansas ranks among the top producers of poultry products, rice and cotton in the nation.

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state include the State of Arkansas, Walmart, Tyson Foods, U.S. Federal Government, Baptist Health, Sisters of Mercy Health System, Community Health Systems, St. Vincent Health System, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, and Kroger Company. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
9.63% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Arkansas

Directory of Counties in Arkansas

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