west memphis Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,050 8.1 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 6,113 47.4 % 32.2 %
Some College 3,511 27.2 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,629 12.6 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 591 4.6 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,315 80.0 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,792 13.9 % 13.9 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 25,411 - -
19 years old and under 7,760 30.5 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 7,972 31.4 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 6,282 24.7 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 3,397 13.4 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 22,887 99.0 % 84.4 %
Spanish 180 0.8 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 46 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,986 42.4 % 33.6 %
Married 3,303 35.1 % 50.4 %
Separated 592 6.3 % 2.5 %
Divorced 1,521 16.2 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,163 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,669 86.6 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,494 13.4 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 7,513 67.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 177 1.6 % 5.9 %
2-Units 438 3.9 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 931 8.3 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,262 11.3 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 341 3.1 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 154 1.4 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 308 2.8 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 39 0.3 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,054 9.4 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,809 16.2 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,459 22.0 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,097 18.8 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,020 18.1 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 417 3.7 % 12.8 %
Electric 3,973 35.6 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 26 0.2 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 5,476 49.1 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 133 1.2 % 4.1 %
Wood 40 0.4 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 5 0.0 % 0.4 %
None 16 0.1 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 8,345 33.7 % 75.1 %
African-American 16,137 65.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 40 0.2 % 0.9 %
Asian 174 0.7 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 17 0.1 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,632 57,617
Median Family Income 35,260 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 16,679 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 73.38 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.45 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 4.98
    [CDD] 1.94

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