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Located in the heart of Arkansas, Saline County is just west of Pulaski County, only a few minutes drive from Little Rock, Arkansas’ capital city. Hot Springs, Arkansas (childhood home of President Bill Clinton) is less than an hour drive to the West of Saline County.


Whether your company requires close proximity to interstate roadways, railroads, river port or air cargo access, Saline County, Arkansas, can meet and exceed those needs.


Saline County is conveniently located between Little Rock, Arkansas, and Hot Springs, Arkansas. Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas. Hot Springs is the childhood home of Bill Clinton, our 42nd president of the United States. Both of these cities are outside the county but within 20-30 minute commute time.


County population in 2012: 111,845 (compared to 83,529 in 2000)

County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2010: 32,245 (compared to 25,645 in 2000)

Renter-occupied apartments: 9,196 (compared to 6,133 in 2000)


Land area: 723 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.0 sq. mi.

Population density average: 151 people per square mile


March 2012 cost of living index in Saline County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100).

Area Profile

Public Schools

  • Benton High School

  • Bryant High School

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The 2 largest public school districts in Saline County have recently finished major construction projects.

Regional Data

Centrally Located in the Heart of Arkansas

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Financial technology company SmartAsset released the rankings from its third annual Healthiest Housing Markets Study and Bryant ranked #1 on the list for Arkansas. The study measures market health by the average number of years residents spend in homes, home values, ease of sale, and the costs associated with ownership. Congratulations to our community!

Check out the table below for a closer look at the results:


Good news for folks looking to sell their home in Bryant: A recent study ranked it among the easiest places in Arkansas to sell. SmartAsset, a financial technology company ranked cities in the US by the number of days their homes spend on the market. You can see where Bryant ranked in Arkansas in the table below:

The rankings are part of SmartAsset’s comprehensive study on the healthiest housing markets in the country. For an interactive map of the healthiest housing markets and more details regarding the study and methodology, you can visit the website:

Released by New York financial technology company SmartAsset, Saline County has ranked among the top counties in Arkansas. Counties in the analysis were measure by GDP growth over a four year period.

Chart Arkansas Population Change