Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mena is 5,613. Mena, Arkansas is the 4,497th largest city in the US.
Mena is located entirely in Polk County.
The peak population of Mena was in 2010, when its population was 5,737. In 2010, Mena was the 4,276th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,497th largest city in the US. Mena is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
Mena has shrunk 0.8% since the year 2000. Mena, Arkansas's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Mena, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,179. The voting age population is 43.8% male and 56.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.3% of the residents of Mena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mena are 93.8% White, 2.3% Two or more races, 2.0% American Indian, 0.9% Asian, 0.8% Other and 0.3% Black. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mena, 35.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 42.6%. On a per-household basis, 35.6% of families are below the poverty line in Mena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.6% of Mena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.3% of Mena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mena residents aged 5 and older, 3.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mena is 9.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mena, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mena is $35,300.
In Mena, 62.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.5% of housing units in Mena.
Of all the housing units in Mena, 14.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Mena, 6.4% 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 Mena is $660.
In Mena, 66.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|4504||Norwood, New Jersey||5,595||-3.8%|
|4506||New Whiteland, Indiana||5,593||21.2%|
|4507||Lake Bluff, Illinois||5,589||-7.9%|
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