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East End, Arkansas
Location in Saline County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Saline County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Saline
 • Total 20.3 sq mi (52.7 km2)
 • Land 20.1 sq mi (52.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
351 ft (107 m)
 • Total 6,998
 • Density 344.7/sq mi (132.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72065,72206,and 72103
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-20470
GNIS feature ID 0048757

East End is a census-designated place (CDP) in Saline County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 6,998 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.


East End is located at 34°33′2″N 92°20′8″W / 34.55056°N 92.33556°W / 34.55056; -92.33556 (34.550639, -92.335662). Its nearest neighbor communities are Landmark, Shannon Hills, Bauxite, and Sheridan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 20.3 square miles (53 km2), of which, 20.1 square miles (52 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (1.13%) is water.

East End is the home of Marylake Carmelite Monastery since the 1950s. Scenes from Burt Reynolds' 1973 movie White Lightning were shot in and around the community.


As of the census of 2000, there were 5,623 people, 2,049 households, and 1,643 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 279.6 people per square mile (108.0/km²). There were 2,170 housing units at an average density of 107.9/sq mi (41.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.87% White, 0.87% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,049 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,678, and the median income for a family was $49,649. Males had a median income of $31,396 versus $24,831 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,198. About 4.3% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

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