Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Helena-West Helena is 9,149. Helena-West Helena, Arkansas is the 3,332nd largest city in the US.
Helena-West Helena is located entirely in Phillips County.
The peak population of Helena-West Helena was in 2000, when its population was 14,905. In 2000, Helena-West Helena was the 2,015th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,332nd largest city in the US. Helena-West Helena is currently 38.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Helena-West Helena has shrunk 38.6% since the year 2000. Helena-West Helena, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,705. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Helena-West Helena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Helena-West Helena are 77.2% Black, 22.1% White, 0.4% Two or more races and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 0.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Helena-West Helena, 45.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 71.7%. On a per-household basis, 37.5% of families are below the poverty line in Helena-West Helena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.2% of Helena-West Helena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.6% of Helena-West Helena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.3% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Helena-West Helena residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Helena-West Helena is 11.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Helena-West Helena, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Helena-West Helena is $22,177.
In Helena-West Helena, 37.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.1% of housing units in Helena-West Helena.
Of all the housing units in Helena-West Helena, 11.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Helena-West Helena, 3.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 180 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Helena-West Helena is $582.
In Helena-West Helena, 63.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|3322||Richmond Heights, Missouri||9,201||-4.0%|
|3323||Bogota, New Jersey||9,194||11.5%|
|3328||Grants, New Mexico||9,170||3.9%|
|3330||Des Peres, Missouri||9,158||6.5%|
|3332||Helena-West Helena, Arkansas||9,149||-38.6%|
|3333||Absecon, New Jersey||9,136||19.6%|
|3340||Cresskill, New Jersey||9,101||17.2%|
|3341||Sunset Hills, Missouri||9,099||9.9%|
|3342||Raritan, New Jersey||9,096||44.6%|
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