Wilmar, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wilmar, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmar had a population of 498 as of July 1, 2015. Wilmar ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmar is located at latitude 33.6265 and longitude -91.929 in Drew County. 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. Drew County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The City of Wilmar (GNIS ID: 2405753) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilmar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilmar: Wilmer.

City of Wilmar, AR Boundary Map

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Wilmar, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 498
Population in Households 498
Population in Familes 385
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 317
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $63,636
Average Home Value $96,181
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,389
Average Household Income $30,039
Per Capita Income $13,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.16%
Households -0.27% -0.09%
Families -0.44% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 303 44th
Population Density1 # 344 37th
Diversity Index2 # 130 76th
Median Household Income # 518 4th
Per Capita Income # 526 3rd

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