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West Memphis Jobs Overview

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13,139
Job Openings
4.5%
Unemployment Rate
$41,880
Median Base Salary
25k
Population

West Memphis has the 1242nd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 4.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. West Memphis is part of the Memphis metro area. Unemployment in the Memphis area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Memphis has the 47th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in West Memphis is below average at $41,880, and the median cost of a home in West Memphis is $85,100, which is below the national average. 11% of workers in West Memphis hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 79% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in West Memphis. 83% of West Memphis workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 6% walk. People in West Memphis spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Arkansas Workforce Centers

2003 West Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301
870-735-6730

Arkansas Workforce Center at West Memphis

2003 W Broadway
North Campus; PO Box 1928
West Memphis, AR 72301
870-735-6730