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West Memphis, AR

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Right across from Memphis by way of the Mississippi River, West Memphis is Crittenden County’s largest city. As part of the Memphis metro area, this city is a blend of old-fashioned storefronts and a modern distribution center for the state. Here, you will find excellent healthcare, numerous parks, and easy access to major interstates. Yet, despite the hustle and bustle of its industries, West Memphis residents know how to take time to kick back and relax.

West Memphis Apartments


The Meadows
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Highland Creek
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5


Pembroke Square
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Shannon Falls
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

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Broadway Terrace
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

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Rainer Village
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of West Memphis, AR is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 5.69%
  • 5.37%
  • 5.7%
  • Female
  • 6.81%
  • 6.31%
  • 5.83%
is average rent in West Memphis, AR
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.37%
  • 6.69%
  • 6.77%
of units are available for rent in West Memphis
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 419
  • 67
  • 596
Getting Around in West Memphis, AR

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in West Memphis is:
5 to 9 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.62%
  • 11.1%
  • 1.91%

Respected Professiona

Broken bones, bronchitis, and back pain are no match for West Memphis medical care professionals. The city is the proud home of Crittenden Regional Hospital. It is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JHACO), so you know it is healthcare you can trust. The 152-bed facility is not the only option for treatment, however; there are also numerous clinics serving the city for minor injuries and major illnesses. It is a good feeling to know that both simple and advanced professional care are easily accessible no matter when you need help.

No Famine, Just Feast

Restaurants are a delicious mix of casual and elegant in West Memphis, with a whole lot of everything in-between. World-class barbeque platters piled high with savory meat and all the trimmings are available at Ray's World Famous Bar-B Que. The Iron Skillet may be a truck-stop restaurant, but it serves one of the best sausage gravy and biscuit breakfasts around. You can get Sicilian-style pizza at Sicily’s with the crust cooked just right and plenty of toppings. Of course, the city has its share of Southern cooking, from grits to a hearty pork chop dinner at New Earlean's Divine Cuisine.

A Day in the Park

Park lovers will have nothing to complain about in West Memphis. There are more than half a dozen here, with wide walkways and paved paths for easy walking. Of course, trail enthusiasts are not left out, either; there are plenty around for the casual and serious hiker alike. Playgrounds and picnic areas have their spots, as do tennis courts and places for soccer and baseball. Gather everyone together for a cookout or picnic, or sit and relax with a favorite book. Of course, add gazing at the Mississippi River into your outdoor experience. It is the most beautiful sight in the city.