Latest Data (2017)
Population 24,860
Nationwide Rank 1515

Quick Facts

West Memphis, Arkansas is the 1,515th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

West Memphis, Arkansas is a city.

West Memphis, Arkansas is currently 12.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

West Memphis, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

West Memphis, Arkansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1505 Wyandotte, Michigan 24,977 -10.9%
1506 Edwardsville, Illinois 24,967 11.5%
1507 Lodi, New Jersey 24,961 4.1%
1508 South Salt Lake, Utah 24,956 13.4%
1509 Newport, Rhode Island 24,942 -5.8%
1510 Paducah, Kentucky 24,941 -5.0%
1511 Austin, Minnesota 24,933 5.9%
1512 Harvey, Illinois 24,908 -16.8%
1513 Palm Springs, Florida 24,892 51.6%
1514 Hanahan, South Carolina 24,885 91.5%
1515 West Memphis, Arkansas 24,860 -10.4%
1516 Rockville Centre, New York 24,848 1.1%
1517 Sandusky, Ohio 24,845 -10.7%
1518 Walker, Michigan 24,822 12.6%
1519 Paris, Texas 24,800 -3.8%
1520 Selma, California 24,782 25.7%
1521 Ardmore, Oklahoma 24,779 4.7%
1522 Westmont, Illinois 24,756 -0.6%
1523 McDonough, Georgia 24,755 190.7%
1524 Riverbank, California 24,740 56.5%
1525 Emporia, Kansas 24,724 -7.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arkansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
777 Bentonville 49,298 142.7%
886 Pine Bluff 42,984 -21.9%
1043 Hot Springs 36,915 2.4%
1078 Benton 35,789 55.3%
1224 Sherwood 31,081 20.2%
1256 Texarkana 30,259 8.6%
1291 Russellville 29,318 22.1%
1323 Jacksonville 28,513 -5.1%
1324 Bella Vista 28,511 79.9%
1325 Paragould 28,488 28.5%
1438 Cabot 26,141 69.1%
1515 West Memphis 24,860 -10.4%
1577 Searcy 23,916 23.2%
1595 Van Buren 23,509 23.1%
1810 Bryant 20,194 68.5%
1969 Maumelle 18,214 69.1%
1980 El Dorado 18,030 -15.9%
2080 Siloam Springs 16,842 52.8%
2344 Forrest City 14,291 -3.3%
2367 Blytheville 14,051 -22.7%
2375 Centerton 14,001 430.5%
2513 Harrison 13,079 6.4%
2617 Marion 12,440 38.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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