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Shannon Hills, Arkansas
Location of Shannon Hills in Saline County, Arkansas.
Location of Shannon Hills in Saline County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083Coordinates: 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Saline
Area
 • Total 2.64 sq mi (6.84 km2)
 • Land 2.64 sq mi (6.84 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
338 ft (103 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 4,490
 • Density 1,701.40/sq mi (656.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72103
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-63470
GNIS feature ID 0058601

Shannon Hills is a city in Saline County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 3,143 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The area that would become Shannon Hills remained undeveloped until around 1960 when housing development started. In 1977 residents voted to incorporate in part to avoid annexation into Little Rock.

Geography

Shannon Hills is located at 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083 (34.621858, -92.400765).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,556
1990 1,755 12.8%
2000 2,005 14.2%
2010 3,143 56.8%
2020 4,490 42.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,005 people, 748 households, and 594 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,327.8 people per square mile (512.7/km2). There were 784 housing units at an average density of 519.2/sq mi (200.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.02% White, 3.94% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population.

There were 748 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,068, and the median income for a family was $43,021. Males had a median income of $31,184 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,292. About 6.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older.

Education

Most of Shannon Hills is in the Bryant School District, which operates Bryant High School.

A portion is in the Pulaski County Special School District, which extends into Saline County. This part is zoned to Landmark Elementary School, Fuller Middle School and Wilbur D. Mills High School.

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