west memphis Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,180 8.9 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 6,282 47.5 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,539 26.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,723 13.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 493 3.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,653 80.6 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,824 13.8 % 13.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 25,544 - -
19 years old and under 7,589 29.7 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 8,144 31.9 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 6,427 25.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,384 13.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 22,989 99.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 203 0.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 35 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,086 43.8 % 33.5 %
Married 3,237 34.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 522 5.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,489 16.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,390 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,704 85.2 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,686 14.8 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 7,604 66.8 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 202 1.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 337 3.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,023 9.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,512 13.3 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 270 2.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 65 0.6 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 335 2.9 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 42 0.4 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 885 7.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,864 16.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,547 22.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,199 19.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,148 18.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 425 3.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,703 32.5 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 14 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 5,795 50.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 124 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 40 0.4 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 15 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 13 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 8,610 34.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 16,262 64.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 44 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 213 0.8 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 18 0.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,627 55,775
Median Family Income 33,138 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 17,077 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.28 %
  • Temperature 52.07 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.12 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 19.9
    [CDD] 0
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
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com