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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArkansas

Demographic Statistics

West Memphis, Arkansas

Number

Percent

Total population27,666100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male12,84146.4
Female14,82553.6
Under 5 years2,3618.5
5 to 9 years2,5309.1
10 to 14 years2,4488.8
15 to 19 years2,1777.9
20 to 24 years1,9106.9
25 to 34 years3,78813.7
35 to 44 years4,00114.5
45 to 54 years3,29711.9
55 to 59 years1,2264.4
60 to 64 years1,0263.7
65 to 74 years1,5065.4
75 to 84 years1,0363.7
85 years and over3601.3
Median age (years)31.3(X)
18 years and over18,93868.5
Male
8,41330.4
Female
10,52538.0
21 years and over17,79564.3
62 years and over3,51912.7
65 years and over2,90210.5
Male
1,0803.9
Female
1,8226.6
RACE
One race27,48999.4
White
11,66342.2
Black or African American
15,47355.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
590.2
Asian
1480.5
Asian Indian
380.1
Chinese
530.2
Filipino
200.1
Japanese
30.0
Korean
160.1
Vietnamese
110.0

Other Asian 1

70.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
50.0
Native Hawaiian
30.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.0
Samoan
20.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

00.0
Some other race
1410.5
Two or more races1770.6

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White11,79742.6
Black or African American15,56356.3
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.5
Asian1780.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.1
Some other race1750.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population27,666100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2791.0
Mexican
1830.7
Puerto Rican
110.0
Cuban
50.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
800.3
Not Hispanic or Latino27,38799.0
White alone
11,56341.8
RELATIONSHIP
Total population27,666100.0
In households27,15298.1
Householder
10,05136.3
Spouse
4,05714.7
Child
9,26033.5
Own child under 18 years
7,13525.8
Other relatives
2,6069.4
Under 18 years
1,4415.2
Nonrelatives
1,1784.3
Unmarried partner
6272.3
In group quarters5141.9
Institutionalized population
4621.7
Noninstitutionalized population
520.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households10,051100.0
Family households (families)7,13271.0
With own children under 18 years
3,68836.7
Married-couple family
4,05740.4
With own children under 18 years
1,80217.9
Female householder, no husband present
2,52725.1
With own children under 18 years
1,61216.0
Nonfamily households2,91929.0
Householder living alone
2,48824.8
Householder 65 years and over
8648.6
Households with individuals under 18 years4,32043.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over2,15421.4
Average household size2.70(X)
Average family size3.23(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units11,022100.0
Occupied housing units10,05191.2
Vacant housing units9718.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
290.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.7(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)10.2(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units10,051100.0
Owner-occupied housing units5,62456.0
Renter-occupied housing units4,42744.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.73(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.66(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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