Wilmar, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 506 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 206  (40.8%)
Females: 300  (59.2%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71675.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,824 (it was $16,304 in 2000)
Wilmar:

$25,824
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,217 (it was $10,810 in 2000)

Wilmar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,584 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Wilmar:

$56,584
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $69,378; Detached houses: $75,156; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $8,231; Mobile homes: $58,907

Median gross rent in 2012: $584.

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Wilmar races chart
  • Black alone - 364 (71.2%)
  • White alone - 133 (26.0%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.6%)

Races in Wilmar detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilmar: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.5%), German (13.1%), Irish (6.7%), United States (5.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 154 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 323 people per square mile   (very low).

Wilmar,AR real estate house value index trend

Wilmar, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Wilmar:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmar city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 18.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wilmar, Arkansas as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilmar to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $283 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $333 (0.6%)

Wilmar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (41.1 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (133.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (286.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Monticello, AR (2.8 miles ), Warren, AR (2.8 miles ), Rye, AR (3.0 miles) , Hermitage, AR (4.3 miles ), Fountain Hill, AR (4.4 miles) , Banks, AR (4.4 miles) , New Edinburg, AR (4.5 miles) , Star City, AR (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.93 W

Area code: 870

Wilmar household income distribution Wilmar home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-10.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Utilities (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wilmar: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wilmar, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wilmar-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Wilmar city center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilmar-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Wilmar center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from Wilmar center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilmar topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilmar:

  • WAGNON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • BELLE VIEW ESTATES REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONTICELLO, AR)
  • BEVERLY HEALTHCARE WARREN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • PINE LODGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • BRADLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • AAA SOUTHEAST BRADLEY CO (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • THE WOODS OF MONTICELLO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTICELLO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilmar:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 8 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 43 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Delta State University (about 70 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Henderson State University (about 74 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 77 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 79 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 79 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)

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Notable location: Wilmar Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Wilmar: Wilmar Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Turner Hills Cemetery (1), Wilmar Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Drew County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wilmar and their reported violations in the past:

BARKADA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 381, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Wilmar compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wilmar travel time to work - commute Wilmar mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wilmar city (based on Drew County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.63%
Here: 64.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents51.8%12.8%11.2%4.8%4.1%
Congregations31.4%11.8%19.6%5.9%3.9%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.1%3.0%2.0%3.4%
Congregations3.9%5.9%3.9%2.0%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Drew County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Drew County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Drew County:

29.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,946
Water Supply 4$7,535$22,6050$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$357
Totals for Government 4$7,535$22,6057$2,303

Wilmar government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($209.49)
    Financial Administration: $96,000 ($189.72)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($167.98)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($98.81)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($9.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($3.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $83,000 ($164.03)

Wilmar government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($201.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $73,000 ($144.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($57.31)
    General Support: $10,000 ($19.76)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $59,000 ($116.60)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($25.69)
    Property: $4,000 ($7.91)

Wilmar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,000 ($47.43)

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ashley County, AR  0.69% ($24,610 average AGI)
from Desha County, AR  0.64% ($51,368)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.50% ($34,033)


7.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.65% ($17,231 average AGI)
to Bradley County, AR  0.58% ($25,371)
to Desha County, AR  0.48% ($21,552)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilmar:

  • KHBM (1430 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWRF (860 AM; 0 kW; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilmar:

  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWRF-FM (105.5 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGPQ (99.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K233AD (94.5 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K255AM (98.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K217BW (91.3 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHMB (99.5 FM; HAMBURG, AR; Owner: KENNETH WAYNE DIEBEL)

TV broadcast stations around Wilmar:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Wilmar fatal accident list:

Jan 31, 2004 07:00 PM, Seventh St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 7, 2000 05:35 PM, Us-278-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 2000 03:47 PM, Us-278-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1998 05:30 PM, Us-278-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1990 01:56 AM, 4s14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 4, 1987 09:00 PM, Seventh, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 27, 1984 07:45 AM, 4s4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wilmar)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Wilmar, 719 Highway 133 North (Lat: 33.654222 Lon: -91.930861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.8 m, Overall height: 94.2 m, Call Sign: WQOZ265
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2013, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Wilmar, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2671.2 years
John1874.7 years
William1375.2 years
Robert1271.3 years
Willie1077.8 years
Mary1079.5 years
George777.6 years
Charles771.0 years
Jessie779.7 years
Henry783.1 years
Most common last names in Wilmar, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson1473.1 years
Johnson1272.8 years
Harris1177.9 years
Rhodes1075.6 years
Jones1074.3 years
Mccoy977.3 years
Harper976.4 years
Berryman882.0 years
Webb868.0 years
Smith879.9 years

Wilmar on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
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