Statewide Claims to Fame

Helena-West Helena is 1st in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Income below poverty line

Helena-West Helena is 2nd in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Helena-West Helena is 4th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Female residents

Helena-West Helena is 9th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in People per household

Helena-West Helena is 9th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Helena-West Helena is 12th in Arkansas out of 62 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Current population (2012) 11,748 33rd 2,949,131 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.3 33rd 52,035.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 921.3 35th 56 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Residents younger than 5 8.4% 12th 6.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.2% 9th 24.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.5% 27th 15.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 75.0% 54th 82.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.7% 47th 19.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Race - White 23.9% 61st 80.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 74.5% 2nd 15.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 54th 0.9% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 53rd 1.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 52nd 0.3% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.7% 62nd 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 62nd 6.8% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 23.5% 61st 73.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Female residents 54.0% 4th 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.2% 62nd 4.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Housing units 5,671 32nd 1,324,369 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.1% 30th 15.2% 25.9%
Households 4,451 32nd 1,121,386 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.5% 60th 67.5% 66.1%
Home median value $61,400 60th $105,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 9th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Income per capita $13,803 59th $21,833 $27,915
Income per household $25,409 61st $40,149 $52,762
Income below poverty line 39.1% 1st 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Helena-West Helena Rank Arkansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 999 37th 238,994 27,092,908
Retail sales $127,331 45th $32,974,282 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $10,327 50th $11,602 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,870 41st $3,559,795 $613,795,732

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