Wilson, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 853 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 411  (48.2%)
Females: 442  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 72395.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,705 (it was $33,625 in 2000)
Wilson:

$51,705
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,270 (it was $14,738 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,556 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Wilson:

$92,556
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $383,621; detached houses: $379,037

Median gross rent in 2016: $398.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilson: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.6%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Wilson, AR (2010)
    • 67474.6%White alone
    • 19621.7%Black alone
    • 141.6%Two or more races
    • 91.0%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wilson, Arkansas as of September 19, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilson is 235 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Arkansas average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (19.5%), German (6.0%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.1%), European (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 794 people per square mile   (low).

Wilson,AR real estate house value index trend

Wilson, Arkansas map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $757 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $552 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (31.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (430.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Marie, AR (1.9 miles),
Bassett, AR (2.3 miles),
Drummonds, TN (2.7 miles ),
Joiner, AR (2.7 miles ),
Keiser, AR (2.8 miles ),
Dyess, AR (3.1 miles ),
Osceola, AR (3.2 miles ),
Gilt Edge, TN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 90.04 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Wilson, AR in 2016
Distribution of house value in Wilson, AR in 2016
Wilson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilson, AR residents
Average permit cost in Wilson, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Wilson, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.0%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Wilson, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Wilson, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.595. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.595
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wilson-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Wilson town center caused $30,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused $350,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilson-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 16.6 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 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from Wilson center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 114.2 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 24.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 232.4 miles away from Wilson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilson:

  • DAVITA - OSCEOLA RENAL CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • OSCEOLA THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • LEGACY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY HEALTH UNIT OSCEOLA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOME CARE OSCEOLA (Hospital, about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • SOUTH MISSISSISSPI COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • OSCEOLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:

  • Rhodes College (about 29 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 30 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 32 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 50 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 66 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Union University (about 68 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)

Public high school in Wilson:

Public elementary/middle school in Wilson:

  • RIVERCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1704 W STATE HWY 14, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Wilson

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Cortez Kennedy - DT for Seattle Seahawks NFL team.

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Wilson include: First Baptist Church of Wilson (A), Nodena Memorial Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hampson Museum State Park - Park Superintendent (5 Adams Street), Hampson Museum State Park (USHighway 61 & Lake D).

Birthplace of: Charles N. Millican - University president.

Mississippi 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 Wilson and their reported violations in the past:

MARIE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 140, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2011)
  • 2 other older health violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.9%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Wilson (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Park Street Branch at 55 Park Street, branch established on 1990/11/16. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wilson:

Marital status in Wilson, AR
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wilson:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Arkansas average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wilson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilson, AR (based on Mississippi County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,84595
Black Protestant3,02716
Mainline Protestant2,07315
Other7003
Catholic5002
None15,335-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Mississippi County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mississippi County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mississippi County:

11.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

32.5%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wilson:

47.8%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Wilson:

29.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wilson:

21.6%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.6%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilson:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.5%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilson, AR Residents
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
Sewerage 0$0 1$876
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,000
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$160
Water Supply 0$0 1$876
Firefighters 0$0 4$255
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$3,250
Totals for Government 0$0 12$7,417

Wilson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $125,000 ($146.54)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($99.65)
    Sewerage: $82,000 ($96.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($58.62)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($45.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($29.31)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($26.96)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($11.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($105.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,000 ($29.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($56.27)

Wilson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($90.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($57.44)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($3.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $126,000 ($147.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $112,000 ($131.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($125.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $43,000 ($50.41)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($17.58)
    Other: $7,000 ($8.21)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $82,000 ($96.13)
    Property: $17,000 ($19.93)

Wilson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $717,000 ($840.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $696,000 ($815.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($24.62)

Wilson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $847,000 ($992.97)

4.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Craighead County, AR  0.68% ($28,670 average AGI)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.22% ($34,226)
from Shelby County, TN  0.21% ($30,759)


6.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craighead County, AR  1.44% ($52,225 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.32% ($34,578)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.28% ($29,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilson:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilson:

  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJBR (93.7 FM; MARKED TREE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLV (94.7 FM; TURRELL, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Wilson:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • Wilson, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count4551
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6694
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1509
  • Fatalities5170
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11733
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents271
See more detailed statistics of Wilson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.5mTotal length
  • 2,730Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,209Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Julie Gwinn, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc., Jgwinn01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Roswe-ll, Phone: (770) 772-2020
  • Michelle A Larson, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc., Jgwinn01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Roswe-ll, Phone: (770) 772-2020
  • Michelle A Larson, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc. Mp33xc025, Mlarso02@sprintspectrum.Com, , Roswe-ll, Phone: (770) 772-2000
  • Edward G Roach, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 05093 m, Overall height: 74.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.581111 Lon: -90.035167, Call Sign: WQSE538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.450 MHz, 461.450 MHz, 466.750 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: Burt Palmer, Registrant: Radio Communications Center, 3508 East Highland Dr., Jonesboro, AR 72401, Phone: (870) 972-1000, Fax: (870) 935-2110, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 35.599500 Lon: -90.080917), Overall height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WNTB506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.468 MHz, 928.468 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2020, Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • MP33XC025, 181 & I-55 (Lat: 35.647583 Lon: -90.089667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRT636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2013, Expiration Date: 07/24/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi Se (Lat: 35.554250 Lon: -90.107028), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRD693, Licensee ID: L00126932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 161.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/1993, Expiration Date: 08/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Wjg Maritel Corporation, 1790 September Ave, Memphis, TN 38116

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K5VFY, Grant Date: 05/01/1995, Expiration Date: 05/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2007, Registrant: Owens E Sadler, One Washington St, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Call Sign: WB5PAF, Licensee ID: L01436296, Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 12/10/2018, Certifier: Billy W Wiley, Registrant: Billy W Wiley, 1 Monroe Cove, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Call Sign: KF5RLA, Licensee ID: L01726267, Grant Date: 08/02/2012, Expiration Date: 08/02/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2012, Certifier: Steven C Wiley, Registrant: Steven C Wiley, 59 Adams St, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Call Sign: WB5PAG, Previous Call Sign: KF5RLA, Licensee ID: L01726267, Grant Date: 10/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/19/2022, Certifier: Steven C Wiley, Registrant: Steven C Wiley, 59 Adams St, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Call Sign: KG5ZQK, Licensee ID: L02184472, Grant Date: 05/08/2018, Expiration Date: 05/08/2028, Certifier: Eddie B Ezell, Registrant: Eddie B Ezell, 23 Washington St, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Call Sign: KI5CLH, Licensee ID: L02228568, Grant Date: 11/28/2018, Expiration Date: 11/28/2028, Certifier: Loretta Hodge, Registrant: Loretta Hodge, 30 Jackson St, Wilson, AR 72395

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-66 SER (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 114EP , Serial Number: 602-0465, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service Inc, 5948 S County Road 375, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5094H , Serial Number: 802A-0067, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service Inc, Po Box 216, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 519EP , Serial Number: 802-0623, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service Inc, Po Box 216, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6154M , Serial Number: 7177C, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Pruitt Flying Service Inc, Po Box 176, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 802QA , Serial Number: 802A-0194, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service Inc, Po Box 216, Wilson, AR 72395
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING LTP 101-600 (599 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4872X , Serial Number: 2411R, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service, Po Box 216, Wilson, AR 72395
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/22/2018, Exported to: Guyana
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-66 SER (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5096N , Serial Number: 602-0465, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Empty Pockets Flying Service Inc, 5948 S County Road 375, Wilson, AR 72395

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Wilson, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1572.9 years
Mary1374.5 years
Willie1172.1 years
John978.3 years
William972.3 years
Henry770.4 years
Annie675.5 years
George573.2 years
Johnnie580.0 years
Ruth570.2 years
Most common last names in Wilson, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1378.0 years
Jones976.2 years
Thompson773.4 years
Williams773.0 years
Vaughn672.1 years
Perry681.9 years
Thomas669.2 years
Johnson667.5 years
Combs565.0 years
Anderson572.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilson, AR
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilson, AR
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wilson compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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