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England, Arkansas
City of England
Location of England in Lonoke County, Arkansas.
Location of England in Lonoke County, Arkansas.
England, Arkansas is located in the United States
England, Arkansas
England, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lonoke
Area
 • Total 1.89 sq mi (4.89 km2)
 • Land 1.89 sq mi (4.89 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,477
 • Density 1,311.28/sq mi (506.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72046
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-21730
GNIS feature ID 0076878
Website www.cityofengland.org

England is a city in southwestern Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States and the county's fourth most populous city. The population was 2,825 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 368
1910 1,407 282.3%
1920 2,408 71.1%
1930 2,130 −11.5%
1940 2,027 −4.8%
1950 2,136 5.4%
1960 2,861 33.9%
1970 3,075 7.5%
1980 3,081 0.2%
1990 3,351 8.8%
2000 2,972 −11.3%
2010 2,825 −4.9%
2020 2,477 −12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2015 Estimate

2020 census

England racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,473 59.47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 831 33.55%
Native American 3 0.12%
Asian 3 0.12%
Other/Mixed 91 3.67%
Hispanic or Latino 76 3.07%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,477 people, 1,026 households, and 667 families residing in the city.

Economy

The Arkansas Department of Correction operates the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England.

Sports

England is home of the England Lions.

Education

The England Public School District is headquartered in and serves England, with students graduating from England High School.

Notable people

  • Charles Capps, Pentecostal minister and televangelist.
  • Country music artists Arlene, Bobby and Robbie Harden, also known as The Harden Trio, were born in England, Arkansas.
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