Mena demographics profile

StatisticMenaArkansasNational
Population5,6742,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8485591
Median age42.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%42%43%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%
Mena, AR has a population of 5,674 and is the 5,966th largest city in the United States. The population density is 848 per sq mi which is 1429% higher than the Arkansas average and 836% higher than the national average. The median age in Mena is 43 which is approximately 13% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Mena, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 47% of Mena residents were born in Arkansas, 51% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mena is 1429% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Mena is 13% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Mena 94.82% of the population is White.
  • In Mena 0.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mena 1.16% of the population is Asian.

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Mena population breakdown by race

RaceMenaArkansasNational
White94.82%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American0.14%15.52%12.63%
Asian1.16%1.40%5.22%
American Indian1.27%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race2.61%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.28%4.75%
In Mena, 1.1% 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 Mena, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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