Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,636
Nationwide Rank 1539

Quick Facts

West Memphis, Arkansas is the 1,539th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

West Memphis, Arkansas is a city.

West Memphis, Arkansas is currently 13.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

West Memphis, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

West Memphis, Arkansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1529 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,767 31.3%
1530 Emporia, Kansas 24,765 -7.7%
1531 Derby, Kansas 24,721 34.6%
1532 Sandusky, Ohio 24,714 -11.1%
1533 Hazleton, Pennsylvania 24,703 6.1%
1534 Athens, Ohio 24,688 15.5%
1535 Crestview, Florida 24,664 64.7%
1536 Norfolk, Nebraska 24,651 5.4%
1537 Westmont, Illinois 24,647 -1.0%
1538 Harvey, Illinois 24,641 -17.7%
1539 West Memphis, Arkansas 24,636 -11.2%
1540 Forest Grove, Oregon 24,624 35.8%
1541 Collinsville, Illinois 24,621 -1.3%
1542 Norton Shores, Michigan 24,620 9.0%
1543 Rosemount, Minnesota 24,607 66.0%
1544 Rockville Centre, New York 24,602 0.1%
1545 Newport, Rhode Island 24,590 -7.1%
1546 Palmetto Bay, Florida 24,589 3.2%
1547 Homer Glen, Illinois 24,582 9.5%
1548 Wilsonville, Oregon 24,582 70.7%
1549 Fairfax, Virginia 24,574 13.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arkansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
912 Pine Bluff 42,271 -23.2%
1043 Hot Springs 37,169 3.1%
1070 Benton 36,403 58.0%
1228 Sherwood 31,237 20.8%
1275 Texarkana 29,972 7.6%
1299 Russellville 29,325 22.1%
1316 Paragould 28,912 30.5%
1325 Bella Vista 28,661 80.9%
1337 Jacksonville 28,287 -5.8%
1423 Cabot 26,573 71.9%
1539 West Memphis 24,636 -11.2%
1596 Searcy 23,768 22.4%
1602 Van Buren 23,691 24.1%
1785 Bryant 20,665 72.5%
1983 Maumelle 18,111 68.2%
1992 El Dorado 17,932 -16.4%
2082 Siloam Springs 16,991 54.1%
2231 Centerton 15,570 489.9%
2388 Forrest City 14,044 -5.0%
2441 Blytheville 13,688 -24.7%
2527 Harrison 13,087 6.5%
2619 Mountain Home 12,457 12.3%
2636 Marion 12,364 37.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,636 1,539
2017 24,860 1,515
2016 25,284 1,475
2015 25,052 1,476
2014 25,423 1,443
2013 25,545 1,424
2012 25,686 1,407
2011 25,971 1,385
2010 26,245 1,357
2009 27,232 1,290
2008 27,023 1,283
2007 27,441 1,253
2006 27,706 1,227
2005 27,739 1,210
2004 27,807 1,197
2003 27,743 1,187
2002 27,840 1,172
2001 27,960 1,160
2000 27,754 1,153
1990 28,463 977