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Metropolitan areas of Arkansas.      Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers MSA      Fort Smith MSA      Hot Springs MSA      Jonesboro MSA      Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway MSA      Memphis MSA      Pine Bluff MSA      Texarkana MSA

The State of Arkansas has a total of eight metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) that are fully or partially located in the state. 20 of the state's 75 counties are classified by the United States Census Bureau as metropolitan.

Among these is one of the fastest growing MSAs in the United States - Fayetteville Springdale-Rogers.


Metropolitan areas


Population statistics

The following table lists population figures for these metropolitan areas, in rank of population. Population figures are as of the 2008 U.S. Census estimates.

Rank Metropolitan Area Population
1 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway 675,069
2 Fayetteville Springdale-Rogers, AR/MO 443,976
3 Fort Smith, AR/OK 290,977
4 Texarkana AR/TX 135,509
5 Jonesboro 117,361
6 Pine Bluff 100,647
7 Hot Springs 97,465

Combined Statistical Areas

Combined statistical areas of Arkansas.      Jonesboro-Paragould CSA      Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff CSA

There are two combined statistical areas (CSAs) in the state. The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff combined statistical area includes the Little Rock and Pine Bluff metropolitan areas and the Searcy micropolitan area. The Jonesboro-Paragould combined statistical area was created by the Census Bureau in 2005 and includes the Jonesboro metropolitan area and Paragould micropolitan area.

Population statistics

The two Combined Statistical Areas in the state are listed in the table below with their populations from the 2008 census estimates.

Rank Combined Statistical Area Population
1 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff 850,561
2 Jonesboro-Paragould 158,045


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