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Wheatley, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Francis County at latitude 34.9199 and longitude -91.1054. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Wheatley 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 Wheatley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheatley: Wheatly Station, Wheetley, Wheetly.

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


Total Population 377
Population in Households 377
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $100,862
Average Home Value $116,870


Median Household Income $38,592
Average Household Income $48,397
Per Capita Income $20,647
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.42% 0.21%
Households 1.63% 0.48%
Families 3.41% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.


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, 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 # 349 36th
Population Density1 # 477 12th
Diversity Index2 # 123 77th
Median Household Income # 193 65th
Per Capita Income # 183 66th

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