Wheatley, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Wheatley Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Wheatley Content

Also See: Wheatley, AR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Wheatley, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatley had a population of 387 as of July 1, 2015. Wheatley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Wheatley is located at latitude 34.9199 and longitude -91.1054 in St. Francis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheatley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The City of Wheatley (GNIS ID: 2405726) 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 Wheatley 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 Wheatley: Wheatly Station, Wheetley, Wheetly.

City of Wheatley, AR Boundary Map

Advertisement

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | AR Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Wheatley | St. Francis County | Arkansas Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

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

POPULATION

Total Population 387
Population in Households 387
Population in Familes 324
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $81,757
Average Home Value $105,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,993
Average Household Income $48,952
Per Capita Income $20,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 0.96%
Households 1.78% 1.15%
Families 3.09% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

Advertisement

Wheatley, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatley 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 # 342 37th
Population Density1 # 475 12th
Diversity Index2 # 120 78th
Median Household Income # 189 65th
Per Capita Income # 170 69th

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