Mena, Arkansas

Population 5,735

Mena is located in Polk County, AR. The population is 5,735, making Mena the largest city in Polk County.

There are 6 public schools in Mena with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Mena is moderate, and there are 42 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Mena is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Mena property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Mena include Potter Township, Acorn Township and Center Township.

Mena Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 11.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.9%

Crime Rate

30.58% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 35
  • Violent Crimes: 355
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 603
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

78.27% Higher than national avg.
  • 42 offenders in Mena
  • 73.23 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

63 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 57


Moderate 4.0%
  • Arkansas unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

There are 6 K-12 public schools in Mena, AR and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Mena's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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42 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$135,000 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Mena, AR issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Mena, AR issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $473
  • 1 Bedroom: $476
  • 2 Bedrooms: $633
  • 3 Bedrooms: $794
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,028

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Environmental Hazards

63 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (481/486)
    Mena, AR has 98.97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Mena, AR is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.59 Average
    Mena, AR is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.25°
  • February 45.5°
  • March 54.27°
  • April 60.28°
  • May 69.04°
  • June 78.67°
  • July 79.9°
  • August 80.5°
  • September 72.86°
  • October 62.1°
  • November 52.82°
  • December 41.98°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Mena, AR

Mena, AR has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Mena, AR has no risk of hurricanes.
Mena, AR has a high risk of hail storms.
Mena, AR has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Mena, AR: $28,509


Unemployment in Mena is 4.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.07%
White Collar - 56.93%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Bruce Westerman

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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