West Memphis, Arkansas

Population 25,957

West Memphis is located in Crittenden County, AR. The population is 25,957, making West Memphis the largest city in Crittenden County.

There are 13 public schools in West Memphis with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for West Memphis is very low , and there are 37 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in West Memphis is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date West Memphis property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near West Memphis include Mississippi Township, Marion and Proctor Township.

West Memphis Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 20%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13.9%

Crime Rate

64.36% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 544
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 233
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

18.53% Higher than national avg.
  • 37 offenders in West Memphis
  • 14.25 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

176 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 15
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 150

Unemployment

High 5.7%
  • Arkansas unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 13 K-12 public schools in West Memphis, AR and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates West Memphis's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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18 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of West Memphis, AR issued 18 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 18 permits, 14 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of West Memphis, AR issued 61 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 61 permits, 10 were issued for single family homes and 51 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $620
  • 1 Bedroom: $710
  • 2 Bedrooms: $820
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,110
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,280

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Environmental Hazards

176 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    West Memphis, AR has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    West Memphis, AR is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    West Memphis, AR is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.43°
  • February 42.95°
  • March 52.92°
  • April 62.58°
  • May 70.47°
  • June 79.37°
  • July 80.18°
  • August 79.1°
  • September 73.22°
  • October 61.48°
  • November 51.47°
  • December 42.85°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for West Memphis, AR

Earthquakes
West Memphis, AR has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
West Memphis, AR has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
West Memphis, AR has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
West Memphis, AR has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in West Memphis, AR: $30,632

Unemployment

Unemployment in West Memphis is 5.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.37%
White Collar - 52.63%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson
  • Sen. John Boozman
  • Sen. Tom Cotton

City Representatives

  • Rick Crawford

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

21 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in West Memphis, AR

1 Library view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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