West Helena, AR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,510 housing units in West Helena. This represents a 4.4% decline from 3,671 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,457 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 53 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Helena is about 49.5%. West Helena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.4%. Average household size is 2.66 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Helena were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom7.60%
Two Bedrooms41%
Three Bedrooms42.70%
Four Bedrooms7.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$46,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$15,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$249

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.10%
Home Equity Loan1.90%
Simple Mortgage45.70%
Debt Free49.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%