West Memphis, AR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,016 housing units in West Memphis. This represents a 4.9% growth from 10,505 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,955 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 61 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Memphis is about 56.2%. West Memphis's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.71 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Memphis were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms35.20%
Three Bedrooms44.70%
Four Bedrooms7.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.84
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$63,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$336

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.70%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage56.80%
Debt Free33.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%