West Memphis, AR has a population of 25,411 and is the 1,696th largest city in the United States. The population density is 873 per sq mi which is 1473% higher than the Arkansas average and 863% higher than the national average. The median age in West Memphis is 34 which is approximately 10% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In West Memphis, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 58% of West Memphis residents were born in Arkansas, 41% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.