Helena-West Helena demographics profile

StatisticHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)8675591
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%
Helena-West Helena, AR has a population of 11,325 and is the 3,577th largest city in the United States. The population density is 867 per sq mi which is 1463% higher than the Arkansas average and 857% higher than the national average. The median age in Helena-West Helena is 32 which is approximately 16% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Helena-West Helena, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Helena-West Helena residents were born in Arkansas, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Helena-West Helena is 1463% 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 or African American.
  • In Helena-West Helena 0.20% of the population is Asian.

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Helena-West Helena population breakdown by race

RaceHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Black or African American76.38%15.52%12.63%
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.

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