In 2020, Helena-West Helena, AR had a population of 18.2k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $33,724. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Helena-West Helena, AR declined from 18,606 to 18,151, a −2.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,320 to $33,724, a 15% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Helena-West Helena, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (63.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.501%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.49%).
None of the households in Helena-West Helena, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
100% of the residents in Helena-West Helena, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Helena-West Helena, AR are Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (475 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Helena-West Helena, AR was $80,800, and the homeownership rate was 46.1%. Most people in Helena-West Helena, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Helena-West Helena, AR was 2 cars per household.