Living in Mena, AR

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Mena SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Mena, AR Crime Report

222
Total Crimes
4,002.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.85%
Above National Average

Mena, AR Cost Of Living

81
Mena's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Mena, Arkansas Info Snack

Mena (/min/ MEE-n) is a city in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. It is also the county seat of Polk County. The population was 5,637 as of 2000 census.
Population
5,597
Unemployment
9.8%
Poverty
32.8%
Median Home
$89,100
Median Income
$32,580
Median Rent
$614

Mena, AR Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Mena in Arkansas

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Map Of Mena, AR

Population over time in Mena

Year Population % Change
2017 5,597 -0.3%
2016 5,612 -1.1%
2015 5,674 -0.3%
2014 5,692 -0.2%
2013 5,701 -0.5%
2012 5,732 -0.1%
2011 5,735 -0.1%
2010 5,742 -0.5%
2009 5,768 -
Crime/100k Mena AR USA
Violent Crime 252.4 543.6 368.9
Murder 18.0 7.2 5.0
Robbery 18.0 52.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 90.2 410.7 246.8
Property Crime 3750.5 2913.0 2199.5
Burglary 450.8 636.8 376.0
Larceny 3191.5 2040.2 1594.6
Car Theft 108.2 236.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mena

White
92.7% (5,187)
African American
0.2% (13)
American Indian
0.4% (20)
Asian
2.4% (133)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (21)
Two Or More
1.6% (91)
Hispanic
2.4% (132)
Race Mena AR USA
White 92.7% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 0.2% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 7.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Mena, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
10.1% (56,574)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (50,046)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.9% (111,456)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (80,026)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (98,159)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (92,114)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.5% (36,265)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.4% (18,858)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (6,286)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (9,912)
Income Mena AR USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 8.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 6.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.9% 12.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 11.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 15.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.5% 10.8% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.4% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 3.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 3.3% 7.0%

Gender in Mena

Female
54.4% (3,047)
Male
45.6% (2,550)
Gender Mena AR USA
Female 54.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (279)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (503)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,070)
Some College
27.0% (1,511)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (615)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (447)
Master's Degree
3.0% (167)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mena AR USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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