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Crime Rate Indexes

2012 Crime Rate Indexes West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Total Crime Risk Index 144 119 100
Murder Risk Index 144 121 100
Rape Risk Index 126 121 100
Robbery Risk Index 127 97 100
Assault Risk Index 137 118 100
Burglary Risk Index 141 132 100
Larceny Risk Index 147 114 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 153 108 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.

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Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics

2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Did Not Complete High School 26.16% 16.95% 13.90%
Completed High School 34.13% 34.75% 27.74%
Some College 26.25% 22.18% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 3.48% 6.35% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 7.28% 13.26% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 1.83% 4.51% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Education Index 98 42 100
Public Pre-school 1.77% 1.26% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 0.43% 0.56% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 2.03% 1.35% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.00% 0.13% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 8.33% 5.31% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.11% 0.39% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 5.82% 5.27% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.22% 0.37% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 6.40% 5.29% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.25% 0.39% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 6.93% 4.82% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 0.35% 0.82% 1.40%
Public Graduate or Professional School 6.93% 0.69% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 0.35% 0.19% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 66.64% 73.17% 72.24%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Quality of Life Indexes

2012 Quality of Life Indexes West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Quality of Life Index 166 140 100
Amusement Index 96 69 100
Culture Index 98 12 100
Earthquake Index 349 132 100
Education Index 98 42 100
Medical Index 103 85 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 87 100 100
Religion Index 93 135 100
Restaurant Index 116 54 100
Weather Index 126 91 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Weather, Forecast, Temperature and Precipitation Statistics

2012 Weather Summary West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Weather Index 126 91 100
Hail Index 252 265 100
Hurricane Index 76 54 100
Tornado Index 155 111 100
Wind Index 215 133 100
 
Annual Maximum Avg. Temperature 71.0 °F 72.0 °F N/A
Annual Minimum Avg. Temperature 52.0 °F 51.0 °F N/A
Annual Avg. Temperature 61.3 °F 61.4 °F N/A
Percent of Possible Sunshine 73 66 N/A
Mean Sky Cover (Sunrise to Sunset - Out of 10) 6 6 N/A
Mean Number of Days Clear (Out of 365 Days) 121 120 N/A
Mean Number of Days Rain (Out of 365 Days) 110 105 N/A
Mean Number of Days Snow (Out of 365 Days) 2 2 N/A
Avg. Annual Precipitation (Total Inches) 49.00" 59.00" N/A
Avg. Annual Snowfall (Total Inches) 7.00" 6.00" N/A
2012 Average Monthly Low Temperature West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual Low Temperature 52.0 °F 51.0 °F N/A
Avg. January Low Temperature 29.8 °F 29.9 °F N/A
Avg. February Low Temperature 33.7 °F 33.3 °F N/A
Avg. March Low Temperature 41.4 °F 41.0 °F N/A
Avg. April Low Temperature 51.0 °F 50.0 °F N/A
Avg. May Low Temperature 59.6 °F 58.3 °F N/A
Avg. June Low Temperature 67.6 °F 66.1 °F N/A
Avg. July Low Temperature 71.2 °F 69.9 °F N/A
Avg. August Low Temperature 69.2 °F 68.4 °F N/A
Avg. September Low Temperature 62.3 °F 61.5 °F N/A
Avg. October Low Temperature 50.4 °F 49.5 °F N/A
Avg. November Low Temperature 41.0 °F 39.8 °F N/A
Avg. December Low Temperature 33.6 °F 32.6 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly High Temperature West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual High Temperature 71.0 °F 72.0 °F N/A
Avg. January High Temperature 47.7 °F 50.8 °F N/A
Avg. February High Temperature 53.3 °F 55.9 °F N/A
Avg. March High Temperature 62.0 °F 64.4 °F N/A
Avg. April High Temperature 72.8 °F 73.9 °F N/A
Avg. May High Temperature 80.8 °F 80.9 °F N/A
Avg. June High Temperature 88.5 °F 88.4 °F N/A
Avg. July High Temperature 91.4 °F 92.9 °F N/A
Avg. August High Temperature 90.0 °F 92.3 °F N/A
Avg. September High Temperature 84.2 °F 85.6 °F N/A
Avg. October High Temperature 75.0 °F 75.6 °F N/A
Avg. November High Temperature 61.9 °F 62.8 °F N/A
Avg. December High Temperature 51.6 °F 53.0 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly Precipitation West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual Precipitation 49.00" 59.00" N/A
Avg. January Precipitation 4.12" 3.46" N/A
Avg. February Precipitation 4.04" 3.52" N/A
Avg. March Precipitation 5.65" 4.99" N/A
Avg. April Precipitation 5.62" 5.06" N/A
Avg. May Precipitation 5.14" 5.08" N/A
Avg. June Precipitation 4.66" 3.76" N/A
Avg. July Precipitation 3.51" 3.06" N/A
Avg. August Precipitation 2.94" 2.52" N/A
Avg. September Precipitation 3.30" 3.46" N/A
Avg. October Precipitation 3.48" 4.12" N/A
Avg. November Precipitation 5.45" 5.50" N/A
Avg. December Precipitation 5.53" 4.56" N/A

Annual Heating Degree Days (HDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for heating. Typically, heating degree days are calculated as how much colder the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 55°F on a certain day, there were 10 HDD that day because 65 - 55 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Annual Cooling Degree Days (CDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75°F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD that day because 75 - 65 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Mean Sky Cover: reflects the approximate amount that the sky is covered with clouds, sunrise to sunset on a scale of 0 to 10

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average. Note: A higher Weather Index score represents better overall weather (higher number good). A higher Hail, Hurricane or Tornado Index means the chance of that weather event is higher (higher number bad).

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Pollution Indexes

2012 Pollution Indexes West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Air Pollution Index 176 145 100
Ozone Index 178 145 100
Lead Index 455 309 100
Carbon Monoxide Index 91 125 100
Nitrogen Dioxide Index 130 87 100
Particulate Matter Index 93 106 100

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Population Growth and Population Statistics

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Total Population 24,761 2,947,479 312,796,426
Square Miles 28.95 54,029.91 N / A
Population Density 855.20 56.60 88.60
1990 Population 27,374 2,351,184 248,704,247
2000 Population 27,333 2,673,447 281,421,535
2010 Population 24,961 2,915,918 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 24,704 3,047,587 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 -9.55% 25.36% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 -9.41% 10.25% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 -0.80% 1.08% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 -0.23% 3.40% 3.73%
Population Male 46.39% 49.23% 49.00%
Population Female 53.61% 50.77% 51.00%
Median Age 35.00 37.70 37.50
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Males Never Married 40.92% 28.75% 34.10%
Males Married 43.53% 56.47% 53.97%
Males Widowed 3.09% 2.80% 2.52%
Males Divorced 12.46% 11.97% 9.41%
Females Never Married 41.87% 22.69% 28.42%
Females Married 31.51% 53.54% 51.02%
Females Widowed 9.64% 10.66% 8.76%
Females Divorced 16.98% 13.11% 11.80%

Population Change Since 1990, 2000 and 2010: Change in population since 1990, 2000 and 2010 expressed as a percentage increase or decrease.

Population by Marital Status (Population Age 15+): The data represents the number and percentage of people in the area, according to marital status.

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Population by Age

2012 Population by Age West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Median Age 35.00 37.70 37.50
Age 0 to 5 9.45% 7.95% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 9.57% 8.17% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 10.36% 8.23% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 8.93% 9.88% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 12.14% 12.48% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 12.06% 12.24% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 14.23% 14.06% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 11.53% 12.44% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 7.06% 8.43% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 3.28% 4.40% 4.11%
Age 85+ 1.40% 1.72% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Male Median Age 32.40 36.50 36.20
Aged 0 to 5 Years 10.36% 8.28% 7.87%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 10.62% 8.51% 8.26%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 11.30% 8.60% 8.65%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 8.79% 10.08% 10.35%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 11.98% 12.70% 13.24%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 10.36% 8.28% 7.87%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 14.58% 14.18% 14.65%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 11.19% 12.20% 12.23%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 6.27% 8.08% 6.95%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 2.49% 3.76% 3.57%
Aged 85 Years and Older 0.97% 1.13% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Female Median Age 36.90 38.90 38.60
Aged 0 to 5 Years 8.69% 7.62% 7.25%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 8.69% 7.84% 7.63%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 9.58% 7.87% 7.89%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 9.04% 9.68% 9.64%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 12.25% 12.27% 12.91%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 8.69% 7.62% 7.25%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 13.88% 13.94% 14.64%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 11.82% 12.68% 12.63%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 7.75% 8.76% 7.61%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 3.95% 5.03% 4.63%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.77% 2.30% 2.32%

Population by Age: The data represents the percentage of people in the area within each age group.

Male Population: The data represents the percentage of males in the population according to age range.

Female Population: The data represents the percentage of females in the population according to age range.

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Population by Race and Ethnicity

2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Population by Race
White Population 38.69% 76.77% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 58.98% 15.49% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.19% 0.76% 0.96%
Asian Population 0.43% 1.55% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 1.07% 2.01% 3.13%
Other Population 0.64% 3.41% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 1.81% 6.74% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 98.19% 93.26% 83.09%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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Household Makeup and Size

2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Family HH 68.26% 68.07% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 31.74% 31.93% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 35.51% 49.38% 48.14%
Other Family HH 32.75% 18.68% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 5.72% 4.84% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 27.03% 13.84% 13.39%
Married Family Households
with Children Under 18 16.10% 20.16% 21.18%
with No Children Under 18 19.41% 29.22% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 3.42% 2.87% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.30% 1.97% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 20.12% 9.49% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 6.91% 4.36% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 13.99% 15.32% 15.74%
Female Householder 17.75% 16.62% 17.75%
2012 Household Size Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Households
Households 2010 9,430 1,147,084 116,716,292
Households 2000 10,018 1,042,710 105,479,959
Households 1990 9,541 891,641 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 9,336 1,208,155 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 -1.02% 0.89% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 -6.83% 10.99% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 -2.17% 29.80% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.61 2.48 2.58
Median Household Size 2.83 2.66 2.71
1 Person 26.84% 26.61% 26.63%
2 Person 28.69% 35.68% 32.86%
3 Person 19.40% 16.22% 16.08%
4 Person 12.92% 12.37% 13.27%
5 Person 6.46% 5.68% 6.46%
6 Person 3.33% 2.12% 2.69%
7 or More Person 2.37% 1.32% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Number of Vehicles Per Household

2012 Number of Vehicles per Household West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Households, Median Vehicles 1.90 2.20 2.20
No Vehicles 10.39% 6.34% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 43.15% 34.07% 33.50%
2 Vehicle 30.60% 38.70% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 11.59% 15.28% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 4.26% 5.61% 5.99%

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Housing Statistics, Occupancy and Year Built

2012 Move In Date by Year West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Households 9,334 1,157,334 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 12 11 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 46.79% 43.20% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 15.38% 18.76% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 18.10% 18.95% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 6.78% 8.67% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 7.83% 6.03% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 5.12% 4.40% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Total Units 10,457 1,332,895 133,667,681
Occupied Units 89.26% 86.83% 88.30%
Vacant Units 10.74% 13.17% 11.70%
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 49.07% 58.00% 57.08%
Renter Occupied Units 40.19% 28.83% 31.22%
Vacant Units 10.74% 13.17% 11.70%
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 53.53% 27.18% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 11.20% 11.13% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 1.60% 22.59% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 30.79% 34.82% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Housing, Units 10,457 1,332,895 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1975 1979 1974
Built 2005 or Later 4.82% 6.08% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 9.05% 9.86% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 12.51% 18.19% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 14.59% 16.51% 14.10%
Built 1970 to 1979 19.42% 19.29% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 18.71% 11.63% 11.20%
Built 1950 to 1959 10.54% 8.00% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 6.36% 4.66% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 4.00% 5.79% 13.47%

Occupied Units: Housing units that are Owner Occupied or Renter Occupied.

Vacant Units: Housing units that are For Sale and Vacant, For Rent and Vacant, Seasonal and Vacant and Other.

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Home Values and Rental Rates

2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Owner Occupied Units 5,131 773,104 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 69.75% 61.05% 69.50%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 30.25% 38.95% 30.50%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $97,814 $107,389 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 1.53% 2.46% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 1.58% 2.00% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 1.64% 1.79% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 1.46% 1.97% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 3.04% 1.95% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 2.06% 2.46% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 2.40% 1.79% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 4.99% 4.74% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 4.25% 4.76% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 6.56% 5.65% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 6.25% 5.66% 2.90%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 12.14% 6.55% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 8.96% 4.98% 3.20%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 11.33% 11.00% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 10.88% 9.15% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 9.57% 9.37% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 4.73% 5.25% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 3.37% 6.83% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 1.55% 4.09% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 1.14% 3.65% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 0.44% 1.56% 6.10%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 0.10% 1.42% 7.20%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 0.00% 0.45% 2.60%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 0.03% 0.50% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Rental Occupied Units 4,203 384,230 41,730,955
Median Rent $438 $461 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 11.72% 12.04% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 48.77% 38.56% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 30.94% 28.59% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 4.01% 6.86% 19.50%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 0.02% 1.59% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 0.03% 0.44% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 0.00% 0.76% 5.60%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 0.00% 0.46% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 4.51% 10.71% 5.66%

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Employment, Occupation and Industry

2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Employed Civilian Males 23.00% 28.25% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 24.79% 26.52% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.08% 0.26% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.00% 0.04% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 5.93% 2.88% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 5.01% 2.33% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 5.93% 17.17% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 5.01% 22.54% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
White Collar 59.93% 67.43% 75.24%
Blue Collar 40.07% 32.57% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 10.97% 12.32% 15.41%
Professional and Related 11.92% 18.78% 21.58%
Sales and Office 24.39% 23.89% 24.37%
Service 20.80% 17.25% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.31% 1.20% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 9.68% 9.84% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 21.94% 16.72% 11.90%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 71.31% 65.83% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 1.05% 3.64% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 5.72% 6.83% 8.20%
Local Government Workers 7.95% 6.26% 7.88%
State Government Workers 6.91% 7.78% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 2.24% 2.48% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.63% 6.92% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.19% 0.24% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.62% 2.66% 1.35%
Mining 0.00% 0.62% 0.52%
Construction 6.04% 7.07% 6.45%
Manufacturing 19.30% 14.28% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 3.74% 2.72% 2.82%
Retail Trade 12.46% 13.29% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.71% 4.26% 4.14%
Utilities 1.00% 1.13% 0.88%
Information 1.05% 1.66% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 2.70% 3.48% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.00% 1.45% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 2.36% 3.33% 6.53%
Management 0.18% 0.15% 0.11%
Administration 2.58% 3.32% 4.11%
Educational Services 7.08% 9.26% 9.70%
Health Care and Social Assistance 14.23% 14.04% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3.82% 1.20% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 6.50% 6.72% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.82% 4.73% 4.92%
Public Administration 4.81% 4.62% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades"

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Travel Time and Mode of Transportation to Work

2012 Travel Time to Work West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 47% 36% 28%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 29% 37% 37%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 20% 22% 28%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 2% 3% 6%
Travel Time 90+ Min 2% 2% 3%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Car to Work 93.81% 92.76% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.00% 0.27% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 0.18% 0.11% 0.55%
Walk to Work 0.70% 1.87% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 1.46% 0.46% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 1.81% 1.03% 0.88%
Work at Home 2.04% 3.50% 4.45%

Travel Time to Work: Half the workers in the area have a longer travel time than this, half have less travel time.

Mode of Transportation to Work: Provides a percentage breakdown by mode of transportation to work in a particular area.

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Employee Statistics by NAICS Code

2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 6,789 989,744 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.02% 0.45% 0.14%
Mining 0.00% 0.64% 0.45%
Utilities 0.29% 0.69% 0.58%
Construction 0.81% 4.68% 5.44%
Manufacturing 16.01% 18.35% 10.30%
Wholesale Trade 2.48% 4.23% 5.10%
Retail Trade 11.76% 13.71% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 33.66% 4.69% 3.64%
Information 0.31% 2.47% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 2.60% 3.75% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 0.95% 1.51% 1.90%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 2.53% 3.55% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.40% 4.16% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 1.69% 4.77% 6.42%
Educational Services 0.09% 1.58% 2.57%
Health Cate and Social Assistance 7.47% 16.18% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.16% 0.94% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 14.97% 9.39% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3.78% 4.25% 4.73%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Establishment Statistics by NAICS Code

2012 Establishments by NAICS Code West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 6,789 989,744 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.11% 1.05% 0.29%
Mining 0.00% 0.56% 0.35%
Utilities 0.11% 0.52% 0.23%
Construction 2.31% 8.79% 9.64%
Manufacturing 2.82% 4.40% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 3.12% 5.11% 5.62%
Retail Trade 16.23% 17.10% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 6.49% 3.75% 2.83%
Information 0.22% 1.54% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 6.41% 6.81% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 4.34% 4.45% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 8.07% 8.79% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1.17% 1.72% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 3.25% 3.86% 5.15%
Educational Services 0.22% 0.86% 1.20%
Health Cate and Social Assistance 14.70% 11.26% 10.80%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.33% 1.22% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 16.40% 8.03% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 13.69% 10.19% 9.78%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Household Income Statistics

2012 Household Income Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Total Area Household Income $33,919,121 $68,322,026,827 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $37,209 $43,821 $57,639
Average Household Income $47,687 $59,034 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $18,458 $23,180 $29,126
 
Income Less than $15,000 23.60% 16.03% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 15.61% 12.88% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 14.52% 12.17% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 12.51% 15.17% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 14.83% 17.82% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 8.87% 10.87% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 4.69% 6.26% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 2.42% 3.46% 5.40%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 1.83% 2.81% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 1.11% 2.53% 5.34%

Household Income: Data on consumer income collected by the Census Bureau covers money income received (exclusive of certain money receipts such as capital gains) before payments for personal income taxes, social security, union dues, medicare deductions, etc. Therefore, money income does not reflect the fact that some families receive part of their income in the form of non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, rent-free housing, and goods produced and consumed on the farm.

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Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)

2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
All Items - CPI 211 211 213
Education and Communications CPI 124 124 125
Food and Beverages CPI 220 220 219
Housing CPI 215 215 218
Medical Care CPI 368 368 367
Other Goods and Services CPI 354 354 349
Recreation CPI 114 114 114
Transportation CPI 169 169 175

Consumer Price Index: The current Consumer Price Index is created by comparing current values to the average from 1982 through 1984. A value of 175 would indicate 75% inflation from that time. A value of 90 would indicate 10% deflation.

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Retail Sales Statistics

2012 Retail Sales Statistics West Memphis, AR Arkansas United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $393,096,000 $38,012,771,000 $4,690,741,823,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 0.66% 7.91% 6.40%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 2.21% 3.31% 4.81%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 0.34% 1.67% 2.15%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 6.95% 9.27% 13.07%
Food Services 9.47% 8.67% 10.71%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 66.07% 15.58% 11.22%
General Merchandise Store Sales 3.45% 18.21% 13.54%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 5.77% 5.48% 5.77%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 0.04% 1.59% 1.94%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 0.48% 2.93% 2.60%
Nonstore Purchases Sales 0.00% 2.82% 8.50%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 0.00% 1.61% 1.91%

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