West Memphis, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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West Memphis, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
24,823
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
26.3%
Median Home
$86,800
Median Income
$33,103
Median Rent
$707

West Memphis SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

West Memphis, AR Crime Report

1,710
Total Crimes
6,996.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
182.48%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
West Memphis
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,710 6,996.2 3,442.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 485 1,984.3 584.6 366.7
Murder 8 32.7 8.0 5.0
Robbery 57 233.2 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 387 1,583.3 447.8 250.2
Property Crime 1,225 5,011.9 2,858.0 2,109.9
Burglary 336 1,374.7 599.6 340.5
Larceny 756 3,093.0 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 133 544.1 245.9 219.9

West Memphis, AR Cost Of Living

76
West Memphis's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense West Memphis Arkansas National Average
Overall 76 84 100
Services 86 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 77 86 100
Housing 53 65 100
Transportation 87 83 100
Utilities 88 91 100

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Rankings for West Memphis in Arkansas

Map Of West Memphis, AR

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Population over time in West Memphis

Year Population % Change
2019 24,823 -0.7%
2018 25,009 -0.6%
2017 25,152 -1.0%
2016 25,411 -0.5%
2015 25,544 -0.9%
2014 25,767 -0.8%
2013 25,986 -0.6%
2012 26,133 -0.6%
2011 26,290 -0.4%
2010 26,391 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Memphis

White
35.5% (8,803)
African American
57.8% (14,342)
American Indian
0.1% (37)
Asian
0.5% (124)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.0% (10)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,121)
Hispanic
1.5% (366)
Race West Memphis AR USA
White 35.5% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 57.8% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.5% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in West Memphis

Female
55.0% (13,641)
Male
45.0% (11,182)
Gender West Memphis AR USA
Female 55.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Memphis for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,489)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (2,978)
High School / GED
37.0% (9,184)
Some College
25.0% (6,205)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,241)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (2,730)
Master's Degree
2.0% (496)
Professional Degree
1.0% (248)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (248)
Education West Memphis AR USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Memphis, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.7% (240,512)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.8% (194,058)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.2% (502,504)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.7% (390,114)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (334,170)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (345,908)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (207,794)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (197,305)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (15,234)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (54,696)
Income West Memphis AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.2% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.7% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 3.6% 7.7%

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