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Arkansas

Arkansas is a southern U.S. state bordering the Mississippi River. It's known for its abundant park and wilderness areas, with terrain encompassing mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs. The rugged Ozarks region in its northwest has hiking trails and limestone caves such as Blanchard Springs Caverns. Its capital, Little Rock, hosts the Clinton Presidential Center, housing Bill Clinton’s presidential archives.

The state of Arkansas has a population of 2,872,297, and is formerly abbreviated as AR. Arkansas has 1,131,312 households in the state, with an average of 2.47 people living in each of them. Of the 2,872,297 people living in Arkansas, 49.02% are male, 50.98% are female, 61.11% are married and 38.89% are single. 60.91% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $96,820 in the state.

Air quality in Arkansas is rated at 74.4/100, and water quality at 79/100. There are 173.3 physicians in Arkansas per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 6.90% in the state and the sales tax rate is 9.88%.

Average income per household in Arkansas is $39,320. 17.53% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 18.69% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.29% earn more than $500,000 per year.

Arkansas Area Codes

Area code 479 serves the state of Arkansas. This area code was assigned on July 10th, 2001. On January 19th, 2002 it went into service. 479 is a General Purpose Code. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.

Area code 501 serves the state of Arkansas. This area code was assigned on January 1st, 1947. On January 1st, 1947 it went into service. 501 is a General Purpose Code. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.

Area code 870 serves the state of Arkansas. This area code was assigned on January 22nd, 1997. On April 14th, 1997 it went into service. 870 is a General Purpose Code. 870 service area does overlap with 327 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 7D.