Wilmar, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 485 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 
Males: 207  (42.9%)
Females: 278  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

56.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 71675.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,853 (it was $16,304 in 2000)
Wilmar:

$39,853
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,570 (it was $10,810 in 2000)

Wilmar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $69,699 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Wilmar:

$69,699
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $77,004; detached houses: $81,339; mobile homes: $24,655

Median gross rent in 2019: $528.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilmar: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.7%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents)
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According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wilmar, Arkansas as of June 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilmar is 91 to 1.


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Ancestries: Ukrainian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 154 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 310 people per square mile   (very low).

Wilmar, Arkansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $340 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $202 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Wilmar, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wilmar, AR in 2019
Wilmar satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Wilmar, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.0%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Wood products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.7%)
  • Wood products (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Paper (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (18.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Wood products (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wilmar, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.1%)
  • Financial managers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)

Average climate in Wilmar, Arkansas

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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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 372% greater 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 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 305.1 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 the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from Wilmar center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 342.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Wilmar:

Marital status in Wilmar, AR
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wilmar:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilmar, AR (based on Drew County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91739
Black Protestant2,06913
Mainline Protestant1,75412
Other3023
Catholic2421
None5,225-
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: 3
Drew County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Drew County:

11.2%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wilmar:

44.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Wilmar:

30.1
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wilmar:

15.4%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilmar:

83.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilmar, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$7,839$31,3560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$2,822
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$518
Totals for Government 3$7,839$31,35611$3,340

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,000 ($8.25)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $94,000 ($193.81)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($181.44)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($167.01)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($129.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($16.49)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($8.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($65.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $332,000 ($684.54)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $66,000 ($136.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $48,000 ($98.97)
    Highways: $5,000 ($10.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($51.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($22.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($12.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000 ($82.47)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($51.55)
    Other: $6,000 ($12.37)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($10.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $165,000 ($340.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $27,000 ($55.67)
    Property: $16,000 ($32.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($4.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,314,000 ($2709.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,126,000 ($2321.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,000 ($387.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($432.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000 ($274.23)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Ashley County, AR  0.66% ($32,974 average AGI)
from Desha County, AR  0.61% ($30,472)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.49% ($18,379)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.72% ($25,907 average AGI)
to Desha County, AR  0.59% ($34,229)
to Ashley County, AR  0.52% ($25,161)

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, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count4241
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6363
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2026
  • Fatalities4813
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents10903
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents285
See more detailed statistics of Wilmar fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.1mTotal length
  • $418,000,000Total costs
  • 9,085Total average daily traffic
  • 384Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,628Total future (year 2002) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilmar, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilmar, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (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:

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilmar, AR
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilmar, AR
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 36.4%Electricity


Wilmar compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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