West Helena Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Helena, AR

General West Helena Information

State: Arkansas

County: Phillips County

Close cities: Oneida, AR, La-Grange, AR, Lexa, AR, Helena, AR, Poplar Grove, AR, Rondo, AR, Barton, AR

West Helena Population (census data)
Total 7,288
Male 3,255 (44.7%)
Female 4,033 (55.3%)

Population Density: 1,641 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.5 (US Avg is 100)

West Helena Elevation: 255 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.44 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,920

Zip Codes: 72390.

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West Helena Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (65.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (32.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (7.0%)
  • Irish (4.2%)
  • English (3.4%)
  • German (1.7%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.4%)

West Helena School Information

High Schools
Central High School (103 School Road, West Helena, AR, 72390 - Helena/ W.Helena School District District)
Miller Junior High School (106 Miller Loop, West Helena, AR, 72390 - Helena/ W.Helena School District District)
Elementary Schools
Beech Crest Elementary School (1020 Plaza Street, West Helena, AR, 72390 - Helena/ W.Helena School District District)
West Side Elementary School (339 South Ashlar, West Helena, AR, 72390 - Helena/ W.Helena School District District)
Woodruff Elementary School (805 Cleburne, West Helena, AR, 72390 - Helena/ W.Helena School District District)

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