StatisticHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)8675891
Median age31.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Helena-West Helena is 1395% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Helena-West Helena is 16% lower than Arkansas
  • In Helena-West Helena 22.89% of the population is White
  • In Helena-West Helena 76.38% of the population is Black
  • In Helena-West Helena 0.20% of the population is Asian

Compare Helena-West Helena, AR Demographics


      Helena-West Helena population breakdown by race

      RaceHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
      American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race0.40%2.23%3.06%
      Other race0.13%2.28%4.75%
      In Helena-West Helena, 0.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Helena-West Helena age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Helena-West Helena, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).