West Memphis Information

West Memphis Information

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

General West Memphis Information

State: Arkansas

County: Crittenden County

Close cities: Clarkedale, AR, Crawfordsville, AR, Marion, AR, Jericho, AR, Edmondson, AR, Sunset, AR, Proctor, AR, Jennette, AR

West Memphis Population (census data)
Total 27,480 (+0.4% since 2000)
Male 12,754 (46.4%)
Female 14,726 (53.6%)

Population Density: 1,037 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

West Memphis Elevation: 211 feet above sea level

Land Area: 26.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,989

Zip Codes: 72303, and 72301.

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West Memphis Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (55.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (9.9%)
  • Irish (4.2%)
  • English (3.5%)
  • German (3.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.6%)
  • Italian (1.4%)

Local West Memphis Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Memphis, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

West Memphis School Information

High Schools
East Junior High School (1151 Goodwin, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
West Junior High School (331 West Barton, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
West Memphis High School (501 West Broadway, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Wonder Junior High School (1405 Madison, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Elementary Schools
Avondale Elementary School (1402 Crestmere, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - Marion School District District)
Bragg Elementary School (309 West Barton, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Faulk Elementary School (908 Vanderbilt, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Jackson Elementary School (2395 South L Henry Street, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Maddux Elementary School (2100 East Barton, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Richland Elementary School (1011 West Barton, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Weaver Elementary School (1280 East Barton, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)
Wonder Elementary School (801 South 16 Street, West Memphis, AR, 72301 - West Memphis School District District)

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