Helena-West Helena, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
10,487
Unemployment
16.2%
Poverty
39.3%
Median Home
$77,800
Median Income
$23,483
Median Rent
$568

Helena-West Helena SnackAbility

1
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
3
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
10

Helena-West Helena, AR Crime Report

660
Total Crimes
6,543.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
178.93%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Helena-West Helena
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 660 6,543.7 3,285.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 165 1,635.9 671.9 387.8
Murder 14 138.8 10.6 6.5
Robbery 16 158.6 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 129 1,279.0 535.8 279.7
Property Crime 495 4,907.8 2,613.4 1,958.2
Burglary 143 1,417.8 523.1 314.2
Larceny 328 3,252.0 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 24 238.0 261.8 246.0

Helena-West Helena, AR Cost Of Living

74
Helena-West Helena's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Helena-West Helena Arkansas National Average
Overall 74 85 100
Services 92 97 100
Groceries 91 92 100
Health 82 88 100
Housing 47 66 100
Transportation 86 87 100
Utilities 89 93 100

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Rankings for Helena-West Helena in Arkansas

Map Of Helena-West Helena, AR

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Population over time in Helena-West Helena

Year Population % Change
2020 10,487 -4.4%
2019 10,965 -
2018 0 -100.0%
2017 11,325 -1.9%
2016 11,546 -2.1%
2015 11,795 -1.8%
2014 12,012 -1.8%
2013 12,227 -1.9%
2012 12,459 -1.5%
2011 12,650 -

Race / Ethnicity in Helena-West Helena

White
22.2% (2,328)
African American
75.1% (7,878)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (3)
Two Or More
0.6% (62)
Hispanic
2.1% (216)
Race Helena-West Helena AR USA
White 22.2% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 75.1% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.6% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.1% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Helena-West Helena

Female
51.1% (5,355)
Male
48.9% (5,132)
Gender Helena-West Helena AR USA
Female 51.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Helena-West Helena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (629)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,258)
High School / GED
33.0% (3,460)
Some College
24.0% (2,516)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (943)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,048)
Master's Degree
4.0% (419)
Professional Degree
1.0% (104)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (104)
Education Helena-West Helena AR USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
20.6% (215,816)
$10,000 to $14,999
15.2% (159,149)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (169,277)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.0% (52,567)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (135,759)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (196,043)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.3% (45,333)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.0% (63,418)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.3% (2,893)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (8,439)
Income Helena-West Helena AR USA
Less than $10,000 20.6% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 15.2% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.0% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.3% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.0% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.3% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 4.0% 8.3%

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