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Wilmar, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmar is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Drew County at latitude 33.6265 and longitude -91.929. Drew County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Wilmar, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wilmar, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wilmar indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wilmar (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilmar: Wilmer.

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Wilmar, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 499
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 388
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 318
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $37,371
Average Home Value $50,862


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $39,194
Per Capita Income $16,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.56% -0.32%
Households -0.22% -0.28%
Families -0.36% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wilmar, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmar to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 302 44th
Population Density1 # 342 37th
Diversity Index2 # 141 74th
Median Household Income # 514 5th
Per Capita Income # 421 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.