Texarkana, AR Population

Population: 26,448. Estimated population in July 2020: 30,006 (+13.5% change)
Males: 12,673 (47.9%), Females: 13,775 (52.1%)

Miller County

Zip code: 71854

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $31,343
Median house value: $63,300

Races in Texarkana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.0%)
  • Black (31.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), Irish (9.9%), German (6.7%), English (5.7%), French (2.0%), Scottish (1.5%).

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 31.8 square miles

Map of Texarkana, AR

Population

For population 25 years and over in Texarkana

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Texarkana city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,141 (+13.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Texarkana:

  • LIVING HOPE TEXARKANA (801 ARKANSAS BLVD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Texarkana:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF TEXARKANA (about 5 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST MICHAEL REHAB HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Texarkana:

  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 3 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; Abbreviation: TXK)
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 70 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Abbreviation: BAD)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 71 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)

Other public-use airports nearest to Texarkana:

  • HALL-MILLER MUNI (about 26 miles; ATLANTA, TX; Abbreviation: ATA)
  • IDA’S (about 32 miles; IDA, LA; Abbreviation: L87)
  • HOPE MUNI (about 33 miles; HOPE, AR; Abbreviation: M18)
Amtrak station:
TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Texarkana:

  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 58 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,109)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 80 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 94 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,299)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; RUSTON, LA; Full-time enrollment: 9,013)

Schools

Public high schools in Texarkana:

  • ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,253; Location: 1500 JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GENOA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3440; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TEXARKANA AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 1200 JEFFERSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Texarkana:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: RT 10 BOX 472; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Texarkana:

  • COLLEGE HILL MIDDLE (Students: 725; Location: 1600 FORREST ST.; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • NORTH HEIGHTS JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 692; Location: 2118 E. 35 ST.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EDWARD D. TRICE ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 4505 PINSON ST.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • VERA KILPATRICK ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 904 E. 35 ST.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • GENOA CENTRAL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3254; Grades: KG – 04)
  • GARY E. COBB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3253; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 1701 LINE FERRY RD.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 820 E. 17 ST.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • COLLEGE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 200 ARTESIAN ST.; Grades: KG – 04)

Private primary/middle schools in Texarkana:

  • BEECH STREET PRESCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 601 BEECH ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TEXARKANA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 2201 ARKANSAS BLVD; Grades: 2 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Texarkana:

  • TEXARKANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $673,704; Location: 600 WEST 3RD STREET; 84,369 books; 3,121 audio materials; 2,489 video materials; 152 serial subscriptions)