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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Location in Garland County and Arkansas
Location in Garland County and Arkansas
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas is located in the United States
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arkansas
Counties Garland County
Saline County
 • Total 60.56 sq mi (156.84 km2)
 • Land 57.64 sq mi (149.28 km2)
 • Water 2.92 sq mi (7.56 km2)
784 ft (239 m)
 • Total 15,861
 • Density 275.19/sq mi (106.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
71909, 71910
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-33482
GNIS feature ID 0072091

Hot Springs Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Garland and Saline counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As it is situated in two counties, it is also part of two metropolitan statistical areas. The portion in Garland County is within the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the portion extending into Saline County is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 12,807 at the 2010 census. In land area, it is the largest gated community in the United States.


Hot Springs Village is located at 34°39′52″N 92°59′46″W / 34.66444°N 92.99611°W / 34.66444; -92.99611 (34.664504, -92.996192). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 55.7 square miles (144 km2), of which, 53.5 square miles (139 km2) of it is land and 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) of it (3.92%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,083
1990 6,361 205.4%
2000 8,397 32.0%
2010 12,807 52.5%
2020 15,861 23.8%
U.S. Decennial Census


Hot Springs Village racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 14,482 91.31%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 233 1.47%
Native American 52 0.33%
Asian 83 0.52%
Pacific Islander 10 0.06%
Other/Mixed 575 3.63%
Hispanic or Latino 426 2.69%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 15,861 people, 7,279 households, and 5,045 families residing in the CDP.


As of the census of 2010, the CDP's racial demographics were 97.9% white (96.0 non-Hispanic, 1.1% White Hispanic), 1.3% Black or African-American, 0.8% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4% Asian, 0.0% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.5 belonging to other races. 1.5 of the CDP's residents were Hispanic of any race.


As of the census of 2000, there were 8,397 people, 4,295 households, and 3,221 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 221.4 people per square mile (85.5/km2). There were 5,121 housing units at an average density of 135.0/sq mi (52.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.98% White, 0.94% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,295 households, out of which 6.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.22. In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 6.6% under the age of 18, 1.7% from 18 to 24, 8.0% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 56.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 67 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $48,958. Males had a median income of $35,236 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,492. About 1.6% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

A weekly local newspaper, the Hot Springs Village Voice, is delivered every Tuesday.


Hot Springs Village ("HSV") has four distinct seasons. Winter freezes usually begin in mid November and may occur into April. Temperatures over 100 degrees may start as early as June and may occur into September. Typically, the area will see several days of snow during the winter and minimum temperatures of 15 degrees or higher. Rainfall is usually plentiful in spring and sparse in summer.

Natural Disasters

Although some tornadoes come through Arkansas each year, rarely has one hit Hot Springs Village. On April 25, 2011, An EF3 tornado struck the gated community. It killed one person in Garland County before entering HSV causing some severe damage in a few areas, but no fatalities. Snow and ice: In December 2000 and December 2012, heavy ice build-up resulted in closed roads and many downed trees resulting in power outages from 1 to 10 days in HSV. Due to the hilly terrain, HSV homes rarely, if ever, are in danger of flooding. Some seismic activity takes place in Arkansas, but there is no record of such activity causing any structural damage in Hot Springs Village. Despite HSV being a heavily wooded area, HSV has never experienced a major forest fire. HSV has several fire stations to handle local fires.

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