west memphis Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,197 9.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 6,335 48.6 % 32.8 %
Some College 3,693 28.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,469 11.3 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 344 2.6 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,417 79.9 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,473 11.3 % 11.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 25,767 - -
19 years old and under 7,881 30.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 7,873 30.6 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,646 25.8 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,367 13.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 23,395 99.2 % 84.8 %
Spanish 162 0.7 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 32 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,045 43.0 % 33.2 %
Married 3,286 34.9 % 50.6 %
Separated 533 5.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,551 16.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,384 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,675 85.0 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,709 15.0 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 7,336 64.4 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 215 1.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 538 4.7 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,052 9.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,517 13.3 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 297 2.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 87 0.8 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 322 2.8 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 20 0.2 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 970 8.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,730 15.2 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,322 20.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,277 20.0 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,121 18.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 531 4.7 % 13.1 %
Electric 3,562 31.3 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 11 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 5,864 51.5 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 183 1.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 31 0.3 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 24 0.2 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 8,456 33.2 % 75.7 %
African-American 16,874 66.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 25 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 84 0.3 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 16 0.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 29,764 53,657
Median Family Income 33,471 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 16,853 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 77.42 %
  • Temperature 90.4 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.39 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.18
    [CDD] 16.05
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.48 %
6.0 0.21 %
7.0 0.10 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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