West Memphis, AR
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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West Memphis AR General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||25,545||2,959,373|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||26,247||2,915,916|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-2.7%||1.5%|
|Population, 2010 ||26,245||2,915,918|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.7%||6.8%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||29.8%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||11.4%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.8%||50.9% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||34.4%||77.0%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||63.5%||15.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.8%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.2%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.0%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||1.6%||6.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||33.7%||74.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||78.1%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||1.4%||4.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||2.1%||7.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||77.7%||83.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||9.7%||20.1%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||2,097||237,311|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.1||21.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,966||1,316,299|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||46.8%||66.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||28.8%||15.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$86,500||$107,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||9,852||1,129,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.58||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$17,541||$22,170|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$30,034||$40,768|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||34.1%||19.2%|
|Business Attributes||West Memphis||Arkansas|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,854||238,994|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||29.6%||5.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.1%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.8%||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||30.3%||24.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||60,735,582|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||668,698||29,659,789|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||586,450||32,974,282|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$21,371||$11,602|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||51,912||3,559,795|
|Geographic Attributes||West Memphis||Arkansas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||28.44||52,035.48|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||922.8||56.0|
|FIPS Code ||74540||05|
|Counties ||Crittenden County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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