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   (County: Phillips County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of West Helena City, Arkansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Ancestries in West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Other Groups: 5,249   (73.4%)
  • United States Or American: 610   (8.5%)
  • Irish: 364   (5.1%)
  • English: 293   (4.1%)
  • German: 147   (2.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 118   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 65   (0.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 61   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 54   (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 46   (0.6%)
  • Italian: 37   (0.5%)
  • Yugoslavian: 20   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 20   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 15   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 9   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 8   (0.1%)
  • European: 8   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Helena City, Arkansas is



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Helena City, Arkansas:
Female Population in West Helena City, Arkansas:


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Helena City, Arkansas:
Median Female Resident Age in West Helena City, Arkansas:


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Helena City, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0


(updated 2010)















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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education West Helena City, Arkansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in West Helena City, Arkansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 115   (5.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 23   (1.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 64   (3.28%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 135   (6.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 89   (4.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 75   (3.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 111   (5.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 104   (5.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 565   (28.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 122   (6.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 227   (11.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 65   (3.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 199   (10.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (1.38%)
  • Professional School Degree: 30   (1.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 82   (2.94%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 31   (1.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 64   (2.29%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 172   (6.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 113   (4.05%)
  • 10th Grade: 170   (6.09%)
  • 11th Grade: 167   (5.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 174   (6.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 657   (23.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 231   (8.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 384   (13.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 235   (8.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 201   (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 98   (3.51%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Great Rivers Cooperative


    ( Location: P.o. Box 2837, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 338-6461, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Beech Crest Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-6, Location: 1020 Plaza St, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-4526, Students: 503 )

  • Miller Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 106 Miller Loop, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-3705, Students: 498 )

  • West Side Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 339 South Ashlar, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-3422, Students: 434 )

  • Woodruff Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 805 Cleburne, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-4500, Students: 323 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Central High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 103 School Road, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-6744, Students: 850 )

Largest Schools (Private) In West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Desoto School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 2807, West Helena, AR 72390, Phone: (870) 572-6717, Students: 260 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In West Helena City, Arkansas

  • West Helena Public Library


    721 Plaza Street, West Helena, AR 72390

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to West Helena City, Arkansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of West Helena City, Arkansas.

Area Features of West Helena City, Arkansas


Airport


(1) Thompson-robbins Airport  

Bar


(1) Egg Bar  

Bend


(1) Browns Bend   (2) Egg Bar Bend   (3) Francis Bend   (4) Ok Bend  

Building


(1) Arkansas Street Fire Station   (2) Delta Cultural Center   (3) Estevan Hall   (4) Fern Hill Fire Station   (5) Helena City Hall   (6) Helena Fire Department   (7) Helena Police Department   (8) Helena Public Library   (9) Lexa Rural Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Pafford Emergency Medical Services West Helena   (11) Phillips County Community Center   (12) Phillips County Courthouse   (13) Phillips County Museum   (14) Phillips County Sheriff S Office   (15) West Helena City Hall   (16) West Helena Fire Department   (17) West Helena Police Department   (18) West Helena Public Library  

Cape


(1) Blue Point Historical   (2) Prairie Point   (3) Stumpy Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Billingsley Cemetery   (3) Busby Cemetery   (4) Cedar Grove Cemetery   (5) Honor Hill Cemetery   (6) Jackson Chapel Cemetery   (7) Magnolia Cemetery   (8) Maple Hill Cemetery   (9) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (10) New Zion Cemetery   (11) O Shield Cemetery   (12) Oak Grove Garden Cemetery   (13) Odd Fellows Cemetery   (14) Polly Dots Cemetery   (15) Rindy Grove Cemetery   (16) Saint Marks Cemetery   (17) Spring Lake Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Helena Reach  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) Centennial Baptist Church   (4) Church Of God   (5) Church Of God Of Prophecy   (6) Corder Chapel Historical   (7) Faith Outreach Ministries   (8) First Assembly Of God Church   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First United Methodist Church   (11) Fourth Saint Church   (12) Jackson Chapel   (13) Morning Star Church   (14) Mount Olive Church   (15) Mount Pleasant Church   (16) New Zion Church   (17) Pettis Memorial Church   (18) Pleasant Hill Church   (19) Saint Johns Episcopal Church   (20) Saint Marks Church Historical   (21) Saint Matthews Church   (22) Silver Cloud Church   (23) Spring Lake Church   (24) Spring Lake Church Historical   (25) Springdale Church   (26) Watson Temple Church   (27) West Helena Baptist Church   (28) West Helena Church Of The Nazarene   (29) West Helena United Methodist Church   (30) Wycamp Missionary Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Helena-west Helena   (2) Town Of Lexa   (3) Township Of Cleburne   (4) Township Of Hardy   (5) Township Of Hornor   (6) Township Of L Anguille Historical   (7) Township Of Saint Francis  

Crossing


(1) Phillips Bayou Ferry Historical  

Dam


(1) Heritage Hill Pond Dam   (2) Jakes Lake Dam   (3) Storm Creek Lake Dam  

Forest


(1) Saint Francis National Forest  

Gut


(1) Kate Adams Chute   (2) Phillips Bayou  

Hospital


(1) East Arkansas Mental Health Center  

Island


(1) Helena Towhead   (2) Island Number 58   (3) Prairie Point Towhead  

Lake


(1) Bain Lake   (2) Beaver Pond   (3) Box Lake   (4) Brushy Lake   (5) Cannon Lake   (6) Cober Lake   (7) Forked Lake   (8) Hornor Neck   (9) Jentry Lake   (10) Lacy Lake   (11) Laddie Lake   (12) Porter Lake  

Levee


(1) Below Walnut Bend Dikes   (2) Helena Revet   (3) Prairie Point Dikes   (4) Saint Francis Revet  

Locale


(1) Blue Point Landing   (2) Crowley Ridge Overlook   (3) Hardin Point Lodge   (4) Helena Country Club   (5) Helena Junction   (6) Mound Place Landing   (7) Mouth Of Saint Francis Landing   (8) Saint Francis Island Lodge   (9) Smith Lodge   (10) Storm Creek Lake Campground   (11) Tate Landing   (12) Tate Lodge  

Military


(1) Battery A Historical   (2) Battery B Historical   (3) Battery C Historical   (4) Battery D Historical   (5) Fort Curtis Historical  

Park


(1) Beech Street Historic District   (2) Cherry Street Historic District   (3) East Park   (4) Eliza Miller Park   (5) Perry Street Historic District   (6) West Park  

Populated Place


(1) Belser Historical   (2) Helena   (3) Helena-west Helena   (4) Holiday Hills   (5) Huma   (6) Latour   (7) Lexa   (8) Midland Heights   (9) Oak Forest   (10) Phillips Bayou   (11) Pillar   (12) Southland   (13) West Helena   (14) Wycamp  

Post Office


(1) Helena Post Office   (2) West Helena Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Heritage Hill Pond   (2) Jake Lake   (3) Jakes Lake   (4) Storm Creek Lake  

School


(1) Beech Crest Elementary School   (2) Desoto Elementary School   (3) Desoto High School   (4) Helena-west Helena Central High School   (5) J F Wahl Elementary School   (6) Jefferson Elementary School   (7) Miller Junior High School   (8) New Zion School Historical   (9) Northend School   (10) Phillips Bayou School Historical   (11) Phillips County Community College   (12) Rollingwall School   (13) Walters Southland Institute   (14) West Side Elementary School   (15) Woodruff Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Big Spring  

Stream


(1) Crooked Creek   (2) Mill Fork   (3) Porter Bayou   (4) Saint Francis River   (5) Sandy Branch   (6) Storm Creek  

Summit


(1) Morrells Hill  

Tower


(1) Horn Lookout Tower   (2) Kcri-fm Helena   (3) Kffa-am Helena  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Helena City, Arkansas

72390 (pop. 10,595)


Cities Nearby West Helena City, Arkansas

Hornor Township, AR  (pop. 8,881) 0.5 Miles
Helena City, AR  (pop. 6,323) 2.8 Miles
Lexa City, AR  (pop. 331) 7.0 Miles
Hardy Township, AR  (pop. 4) 8.6 Miles
Lagrange Town, AR  (pop. 53) 9.1 Miles
Rondo Town, AR  (pop. 286) 12.8 Miles
Lake View City, AR  (pop. 290) 13.2 Miles
Marvell City, AR  (pop. 1,193) 15.4 Miles
Marianna City, AR  (pop. 4,385) 17.2 Miles
Tappan Township, AR  (pop. 1,535) 18.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Helena City, Arkansas

870



Elevation in West Helena City, Arkansas is 259.0 ft. (79.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Helena City, Arkansas

Lat: 34.545702 N        Long: -90.644346 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of West Helena City, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in West Helena City, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 91   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 38   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 86   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 214   (7.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 327   (11.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 487   (16.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 625   (21.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 280   (9.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 159   (5.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 82   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 71   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 32   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 151   (5.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 255   (8.8%)


(updated 2010)



AM Radio Stations Near West Helena City, Arkansas

  • KFFA (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; West Helena, AR; Owner: Delta Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WROX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Delta Radio Llc)
  • DWQMA (1520 AM; 0.25 kW; Marks, MS; Owner: Jason Konarz)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Forrest City, AR; Owner: Forrest City Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near West Helena City, Arkansas

  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; West Helena, AR; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; West Helena, AR; Owner: Delta Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KCLT (104.9 FM; Helena, AR; Owner: West Helena Broadcasters Inc.)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; Marianna, AR; Owner: L.t. Simes Ii & Raymond Simes)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Radio Cleveland, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Moro, AR; Owner: Enterprise Corporation Of The Delta)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; West Helena, AR; Owner: Hope Radio)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; West Helena, AR; Owner: Mondy Educational Foundation)
  • KLMK (90.7 FM; Aubrey, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KLMK (90.7 FM; Marvell, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Quitman County Development Org Dba Deep South Delta Foundati)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Delta Radio Llc)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Delta Radio Llc)
  • KBFC (93.5 FM; Moro, AR; Owner: Forrest City Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; West Helena, AR; Owner: Elijah Mondy,jr.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Radio Cleveland, Inc.)
  • WNEV (98.7 FM; Friars Point, MS; Owner: L.t. Simes Ii & Raymond Simes)

TV Broadcast Stations Near West Helena City, Arkansas

  • 960919KK (Channel 21; Clarksdale, MS; Owner: Mississippi Authority For Educational Tv)
  • 970331SD (Channel 21; Lula, MS; Owner: Community Television Educators)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in West Helena City, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 261  (19.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 171  (12.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 235  (17.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 293  (22.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 501  (30.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 418  (25.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 571  (35.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 30 Farms In West Helena City, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In West Helena City, Arkansas

Southern Bancorp Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 39

First National Bank Of Eastern Arkansas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $371.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 14

(updated 2014)







Airports Near West Helena City, Arkansas

  • Fletcher Field


    (about 18.6 miles in Lyon, Mississippi; Airport Code: CKM)

  • Tunica Municipal


    (about 19.3 miles in Tunica, Mississippi; Airport Code: UTM)

  • West Memphis Municipal


    (about 46.9 miles in West Memphis, Arkansas; Airport Code: AWM)

  • Memphis International


    (about 51.4 miles in Memphis, Tennessee; Airport Code: MEM)

  • Stuttgart Municipal


    (about 53.0 miles in Ulm, Arkansas; Airport Code: SGT)

  • Olive Branch Airport


    (about 57.1 miles in Hickory Hill, Tennessee; Airport Code: OLV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Helena City, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.26%

Carpooled

15.66%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.24%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.24%

Bicycle

0.24%

Walked

0.44%

Other Means

1.39%

Worked At Home

1.53%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including West Helena City, Arkansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)













Building Permits in West Helena City, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,031,237
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,031,237
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Helena City, AR): $21,130
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Helena City): $45,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Helena City): $377
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Helena City, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 76.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.5%
Electricity: 19.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as West Helena City, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Helena City, Arkansas

Phillips County Health Unit


     Address: Shirley Hicks Dr-hwy 49 Bypass, West Helena, Arkansas 72390
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Helena Reg Med Ctr Hha


     Address: 119 Hickory Hill, Helena, Arkansas 72342
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/9/1989

Lee County Health Unit


     Address: 141 North Hicky Street, Marianna, Arkansas 72360
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mid Delta Hh Of Charleston Inc


     Address: 222 Issaquena Avenue, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/16/1980

Northeast Arkansas Homecare


     Address: 1712 Lindauer, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1991

Hospitals Close To West Helena City, Arkansas

Helena Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1801 Martin Luther King Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nw Mississippi Regional Med Center


     Address: 1970 Hospital Drive, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Forrest City Medical Center


     Address: 1601 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

North Oak Regional Medical Center


     Address: 401 Getwell Dr, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

"de Witt Hospital & Nursing Home, Inc&quo


     Address: 1641 Whitehead Drive, De Witt, Arkansas 72042
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To West Helena City, Arkansas

Crestpark Inn Of Helena


     Address: 116 November Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Crestpark Retirement Inn Helena


     Address: 111 Hospital Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Clarksdale Nursing Center


     Address: 1120 Ritchie Ave/po Box 1304, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Greenbough Nursing Center


     Address: 340 Desoto Ave Extended, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Crestpark Retirement Inn (forrest City)


     Address: 500 Kittel Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Helena City, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 150 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Helena City, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 945
    Disabled Workers: 370
    Widowers Workers: 245
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 335


(updated 2007)



Phillips County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.62%
  • Bush & Cheney 35.65%
  • Other 0.73%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of West Helena City, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to Phillips County, AR

4.08 % of Phillips County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $22,437

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Phillips County, AR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Shelby County , TN 0.26 % ($17,222 AGI )
  • Coahoma County , MS 0.23 % ($35,813 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , AR 0.20 % ($10,857 AGI )

Relocation away from Phillips County, AR

6.75 % of Phillips County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,407

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Phillips County, AR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Pulaski County , AR 0.82 % ($36,644 AGI )
  • Shelby County , TN 0.49 % ($27,771 AGI )
  • Craighead County , AR 0.36 % ($16,769 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Arkansas

Low Bracket: $3,699 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $31,000 (7.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Arkansas

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for West Helena City, Arkansas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In West Helena City, Arkansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/10/2006, 01:41 am 0 0 $1K --
04/06/2003, 10:28 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
04/26/1999, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit West Helena City, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in West Helena City, Arkansas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a n/a 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 12 12 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 3 n/a n/a 11 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 34 n/a n/a 135 87 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 19 n/a n/a 19 13 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 217 n/a n/a 233 162 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 14 n/a n/a 31 63 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 160 n/a n/a 381 787 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 125 n/a n/a 227 256 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 1,429 n/a n/a 2,788 3,197 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 74 n/a n/a 181 339 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 846 n/a n/a 2,223 4,233 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 26 n/a n/a 17 31 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 297 n/a n/a 209 387 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 n/a n/a 1 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 12 87 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
9 n/a n/a 16 21 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
56 n/a n/a 107 158 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
33 n/a n/a 61 90 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Arkansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,864 6,426 7,612 8,099 9,219 10,151 8,996 11,474 12,919 13,813


(updated 2014)



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