Little Rock SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Little Rock, Arkansas Info Snack

Little Rock is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Pulaski County. It was incorporated on November 7, 1831, on the south bank of the Arkansas River close to the state's geographic center. The city derives its name from a rock formation along the river, named "la petite roche" by the French explorer Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe in the 1720s. The capital of the Arkansas Territory was moved to Little Rock from Arkansas Post in 1821. The city's population was 193,524 at the 2010 census. The six county Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is ranked 75th in terms of population in the United States with 724,385 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau.
Population
197,640
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
18.5%
Median Home
$154,700
Median Income
$46,578
Median Rent
$803

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3

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Population 33,613

4

Bryant, AR
Population 19,529

5

North Little Rock, AR
Population 66,042

6

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Population 28,661

7

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Population 7,148

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Population over time in Little Rock

Year Population % Change
2016 197,640 0.4%
2015 196,943 0.4%
2014 196,188 0.6%
2013 195,092 0.7%
2012 193,691 0.8%
2011 192,185 0.8%
2010 190,718 -

Crime in Little Rock Per 100k

Crime Little Rock AR USA
Violent Crime 1633.6 554.9 382.9
Murder 27.6 8.6 5.3
Robbery 251.9 64.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1266.3 413.6 248.9
Property Crime 6932.3 3078.6 2362.0
Burglary 1193.1 727.7 430.4
Larceny 5172.2 2109.5 1694.0
Car Theft 566.9 241.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Little Rock

White
46.3% (91,477)
African American
41.6% (82,279)
American Indian
0.2% (415)
Asian
2.9% (5,817)
Hawaiian
0.0% (81)
Other
0.3% (550)
Two Or More
1.8% (3,641)
Hispanic
6.8% (13,380)
Race Little Rock AR USA
White 46.3% 73.4% 60.6%
African American 41.6% 15.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 1.4% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 6.8% 7.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Little Rock, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.0% (17,787)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (10,672)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (24,705)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (20,752)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (30,831)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (32,215)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (19,368)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (20,159)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (9,289)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (11,660)
Income Little Rock AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.0% 8.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 7.2% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 13.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 12.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 15.2% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 17.9% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 10.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 9.4% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 2.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 2.6% 5.7%

Gender in Little Rock

Female
52.1% (103,031)
Male
47.9% (94,608)
Gender Little Rock AR USA
Female 52.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Little Rock for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.1% (6,151)
9-12th Grade
6.3% (12,397)
High School / GED
23.3% (46,022)
Some College
23.1% (45,654)
Associate's Degree
5.4% (10,622)
Bachelor's Degree
23.5% (46,401)
Master's Degree
9.2% (18,256)
Professional Degree
3.6% (7,210)
Doctorate Degree
2.5% (4,922)
Education Little Rock AR USA
< 9th Grade 3.1% 5.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 6.3% 9.4% 7.4%
High School / GED 23.3% 34.7% 27.5%
Some College 23.1% 22.6% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.4% 6.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 23.5% 13.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 9.2% 5.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 3.6% 1.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.5% 0.9% 1.3%

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