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West Memphis City, Arkansas Housing Analysis

   (County: Crittenden County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Memphis City, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,083

Renter-occupied housing units : 691

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 154

Renter-occupied housing units : 365

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 867

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,125

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,334

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,047


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(West Memphis City, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 382

Householder 35 to 44 years : 552

Householder 45 to 54 years : 702

Householder 55 to 59 years : 287

Householder 60 to 64 years : 376

Householder 65 to 74 years : 363

Householder 75 years and over : 90

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 26

Householder 35 to 44 years : 69

Householder 45 to 54 years : 112

Householder 55 to 59 years : 183

Householder 60 to 64 years : 202

Householder 65 to 74 years : 581

Householder 75 years and over : 513


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(West Memphis City, Arkansas)

Less than 10.0 percent : 258

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 284

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 411

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 444

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 507

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 417

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 376

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 460

50.0 percent or more : 1,729

Not computed : 342


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(West Memphis City, Arkansas)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $102,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $94,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $98,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $82,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $75,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $54,300


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in West Memphis City, Arkansas: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in West Memphis City, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 49.18%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 33.88%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 16.94%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in West Memphis 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 50 50 $5,598,150
  Two Family 9 18 $1,068,400
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $359,900
  Five or More Family 5 36 $980,000
  Total

66 112 $8,006,450
2000        
  Single Family 112 112 $8,936,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 35 140 $5,038,000
  Five or More Family 6 48 $1,776,000
  Total

153 300 $15,750,500
2001        
  Single Family 57 57 $6,735,200
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

57 57 $6,735,200
2002        
  Single Family 33 33 $4,240,232
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 16 120 $5,400,000
  Total

49 153 $9,640,232
2003        
  Single Family 141 141 $6,171,400
  Two Family 5 10 $463,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $600,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

149 163 $7,234,400
2004        
  Single Family 41 41 $7,388,145
  Two Family 1 2 $157,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 64 $1,800,000
  Total

46 107 $9,345,145
2005        
  Single Family 48 48 $7,868,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 15 124 $3,900,000
  Total

63 172 $11,768,000
2006        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,748,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 13 $2,048,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Memphis City, AR): $27,399
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Memphis City): $62,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Memphis City): $475
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Memphis City, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 66.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.3%
Electricity: 32.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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