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Hensley, Arkansas
Main façade of the Hensley Post Office
Main façade of the Hensley Post Office
Location in Pulaski County and Arkansas
Location in Pulaski County and Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas
Location in Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas is located in the United States
Hensley, Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Hensley, Arkansas is located in North America
Hensley, Arkansas
Hensley, Arkansas
Location in North America
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Pulaski
Township Big Rock
Founded January 27, 1882
(140 years ago)
 (1882-01-27)
Named for William B. Hensley
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 137
 • Density 133.92/sq mi (51.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 05-31390
GNIS feature ID 0077164
Highways
  • I-530 (AR).svg Interstate 530
  • US 65.svg U.S. Highway 65
  • Arkansas 365.svg Highway 365
Major airport Clinton National (LIT)

Hensley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 139 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Hensley is located at 34°30′16″N 92°12′15″W / 34.50444°N 92.20417°W / 34.50444; -92.20417 (34.504317, -92.204253).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land, according to Mayor Larry Bisbee.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 150
2010 139 −7.3%
2020 137 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Hensley racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 37 27.01%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 86 62.77%
Asian 1 0.73%
Pacific Islander 1 0.73%
Other/Mixed 8 5.84%
Hispanic or Latino 4 2.92%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 137 people, 44 households, and 4 families residing in the CDP.

Education

It is within the Pulaski County Special School District. It is zoned to Daisy Bates Elementary School, Fuller Middle School, and Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School.

Notable residents

  • Andy Mayberry (born 1970), Arkansas State Representative
  • Julie Mayberry (born c. 1971), Arkansas State Representative
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