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Wooster, Arkansas
Location of Wooster in Faulkner County, Arkansas.
Location of Wooster in Faulkner County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Faulkner
Area
 • Total 2.85 sq mi (7.37 km2)
 • Land 2.85 sq mi (7.37 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
318 ft (97 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,042
 • Density 366.26/sq mi (141.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72181
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-76820
GNIS feature ID 0078810

Wooster is a city in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 860 at the 2010 census, up from 516 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Wooster is located in northwestern Faulkner County at 35°12′2″N 92°27′13″W / 35.20056°N 92.45361°W / 35.20056; -92.45361 (35.200630, -92.453694). Arkansas Highway 25 passes through the city, leading northeast 5 miles (8 km) to Greenbrier and south 9 miles (14 km) to Conway, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.4 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 161
1970 307 90.7%
1980 398 29.6%
1990 414 4.0%
2000 516 24.6%
2010 860 66.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Wooster racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 945 90.69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 11 1.06%
Asian 6 0.58%
Other/Mixed 69 6.62%
Hispanic or Latino 11 1.06%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,042 people, 352 households, and 310 families residing in the town.

Education

Public education for elementary and secondary school students is primarily provided by the Greenbrier School District, beginning at the district's Wooster Elementary School and leading to graduation from Greenbrier High School.

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