According to 2000 US Census data, there are only 2,489 Filipinos in the state of Arkansas. See California's stats directly below - almost a million. And if you google "filipinos arkansas" you get the Wily Filipino's account of his visit, which is not very enlightening for potential residents, I'm afraid.
But I was happy (and surprised) to find out that NANAY, a Fil-Am community organization, has an office in North Little Rock.
There must be a lot of Fil-Ams in Fayatteville to have their own association.
Too bad Maria Luisa Mabilangan Haley no longer lives there. She sounds very...Washingtonian.
Yeah, I've mentally checked out.