Rogers, Arkansas, is a city located in Benton County, Arkansas, USA, with a population of 56,726 according to 2008 data. The growth of the city's inhabitants amounted to 46.1% compared to the census data of 2000.
|36°19'46″ pp. 94°08'29″ h.d.|
|History and geography|
|Center Height||417 m|
|Time zone||UTC-6:00, summer UTC-5:00|
|Population||56,726 people (2008)|
|Phone code||+1 479|
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The city was founded in 1881 and was named after the former vice president and chief executive of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, Cap. Charles Warrington Rogers.
In 1962, the first store in the future of the world's largest retail network Wal-Mart was opened in the city, with its headquarters in the administrative center of Bentonville district. The headquarters and museum of Daisy Outdoor Products Pneumatic pistol manufacturer is also located in Rogers.
In June 2007, BusinessWeek ranked Rogers 18th in the list of the 25 best-for-business territories in the American South.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city of Rogers has a total area of 86.97 square kilometers, of which 86.84 square kilometers are land and 0.13 square kilometers are water. The area of water resources of the district is 0.15% of its total area.
Rogers is 417 meters above sea level.
According to the 2008 census, Rogers had 56,726 inhabitants, 10,209 families, 14,005 households and 14,836 dwellings. The average population density was about 653 people per square kilometer. According to the census, Rogers' racial composition was as follows: 90.75% of whites, 0.47% of black or African Americans, 1.05% of Native Americans, 1.43% of Asians, 0.07% of Pacific Islanders, 1.80% of mixed races, 9.43% other ethnicities. Hispanic speakers made up 19.29% of the total population of the city.
Of the 14,005 households, 39.4 per cent raised children under the age of 18, 58.4 per cent were married couples, 10.1 per cent were without husbands, 27.1 per cent were without families. 22.2 per cent of the total number of families were living independently at the time of the census, with 8.9 per cent being single elderly persons aged 65 and over. The average household size was 2.74 persons and the average family size was 3.21 persons.
According to the 2000 census, the population of the city by age range was as follows: 29.4% are under 18, 9.0% are between 18 and 24, 31.5% are between 25 and 44, 18.3% are between 45 and 64, and 11.8% are between 65 and older. The average age of residents was 32 years. For every 100 women in Rogers, there were 95.3 men, and for every 100 women aged 18 and over, there were 91.5 men also over 18 years of age.
The average income per household in the city was $40,474 and the average income per household was $45,876. Men had an average income of US$30,911 per year, compared to US$22,020 for women. The city's per capita income was $19,761 per year. 9.4 per cent of the total number of families in the district and 12.8 per cent of the total population were below the poverty line at the time of the census, with 17.6 per cent below the age of 18 and 10.1 per cent below the age of 65 and above.
- ↑ Rogers, Arkansas (AR) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, ...
- ↑ The City of Rogers Arkansas
- ↑ The 25 Best Affordable Suburbs in the South
- ↑ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — ARKANSAS : urban population (unreachable). Case date: September 18, 2010. Archived June 20, 2012.
- ↑ [https://archive.today/20200212221153/http://factfinder.census.gov/main.html Archived February 12, 2020. US Census Bureau website]
- City website
- Access to the annual US Census Bureau population estimates
- Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce website
- Benton County website
- Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture entry: Rogers (Benton County)