West Helena, AR 72390 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72390: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Helena, AR 72390

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Phillips County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.547, Longitude -90.646
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 463
  • PO Box Addresses: 623
  • Residential Addresses: 3,387
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,387

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Helena, AR 72390 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,635
Daytime Population: Workers 2,493
Daytime Population: Residents 5,859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,352
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 8,582
Population in Familes 7,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 181
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $27,858
Average Household Income $41,825
Per Capita Income $16,104


Total Housing Units 4,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,625 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,682 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 883 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $70,780
Average Home Value $97,062


Total Households 3,307
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,200
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.26% -1.59%
Households -1.14% -1.5%
Families -1.32% -1.61%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.27%

West Helena, AR 72390 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72390 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 101 82nd
Population Density # 82 86th
Diversity Index # 142 75th
Median Household Income # 536 6th
Per Capita Income # 537 6th

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