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West Helena is a city in Phillips County.
The latitude of West Helena is 34.550N. The longitude is -90.641W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,062.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Helena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Phillips County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72390 ZIP code.
2% of West Helena residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Helena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Helena was $11,234, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of West Helena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Helena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.
Libraries in West Helena include West Helena Public Library ... View libraries
Phillips County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Helena political report.
The average commute time for West Helena workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in West Helena include Best Western.
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