historical demographical data of the urban centers

PLACE NAMEtypevariants of the namec2000c1990c1980c1970c1960c1950c1940c1930e1925c1920e1916/17c1910e1906/07c1900c1890c1880c1870c1860c1850particularselevationfound.yr
(- city)
Benton21,918,217,416,510,46,33,5founded 1836
Bentonville19,711,38,85,53,62,92,41,8settled 1837
Blytheville18,322,524,324,820,816,210,7inc. city 1891
Bragg's Spur > see:West Memphis
Conway43,226,520,415,512,58,65,8settled ca. 1865 near the site of a French trading post (ca. 1770)inc. city 1873
El Dorado21,523,126,725,325,323,115,90,587inc. city 1845
Fayetteville58,042,236,630,722,917,18,24,1427inc. city 1836
Fort Smith80,372,871,862,853,047,936,631,428,928,624,023,511,6founded as a military post in 1817137inc. city 1842
Hot SpringsHot Springs National Park35,833,126,835,629,229,321,420,211,717,214,411,210,0settled 1807; area was visited by explorer Hernando De Soto in 1541193inc. city 1876
Jacksonville29,929,127,619,816,70,2inc. city 1941
Jonesboro55,546,531,527,121,416,311,74,5founded 185998inc. city 1883
Little Rock183,1175,7159,2132,5107,8102,288,081,765,157,345,940,038,325,913,112,43,72,2territorial capital since 1821101inc. city 1831
North Little Rock60,461,864,460,058,042,121,1settled ca. 1856inc. city 1903
Paragould22,018,515,210,69,99,77,13,3inc. city 1882
Pine Bluff55,157,156,657,444,037,221,320,819,317,415,113,010,070inc. city 1839
RogersRoger's38,824,717,411,15,73,6inc. city 1881
Russellville23,721,314,011,88,98,25,9settled 1835inc. city 1870
Sherwood21,518,910,62,81,2suburb / agglomeratoin of North Little Rock
Springdale45,829,923,516,811,93,30,9inc. city 1878
Texarkana26,422,621,521,720,215,911,84,9twin city with Texarkana in Texas102inc. city 1880
West MemphisBragg's Spur (until 1927)27,728,328,125,919,43,4suburb / agglomeratoin of Memphis, Tennessee; founded ca. 191066

Source indicated by "CB" means: US Bureau of the Census ; "RA" = Rand McNally road atlas; "WA" = World almanac and book of facts.

Type of city: CDP = census designated places.
Included are cities with 20,000 or more inhabitants in 1990 or 2000.
Due to the use of several sources small differences in figures might occur compared with the data in the table of the greater urban settlements of the USA.
File created on 2002.12.28; revised on 2002.12.30; last modified on 2003.02.13 by Jan Lahmeyer

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