Wheatley, Arkansas Population 2024

267

Wheatley is a city located in St. Francis County Arkansas. Wheatley has a 2024 population of 267. Wheatley is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -3.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 276 in 2020.

The average household income in Wheatley is $66,562 with a poverty rate of 6.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wheatley is 40.4 years, 28.7 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Wheatley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wheatley was:

  • White: 55.24%
  • Black or African American: 39.89%
  • Other race: 4.87%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
86.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.26% (-9)
The current population of Wheatley, Arkansas is 267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 276.

Wheatley, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29555.24%
Black or African American21339.89%
Other race264.87%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Wheatley Population by Race

Wheatley Population Pyramid 2024

Wheatley Median Age

40.4

Total

28.7

Male

47.9

Female

Wheatley Adults

There are 378 adults, (68 of whom are seniors) in Wheatley.

Wheatley Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatley Sex Ratio

Female18234.08%
Male35265.92%

Wheatley Population by Age

Wheatley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1463.6682.217.8
Married794.2586.113.9
Non Family26084.615.4
Female254.085644
Male164.381000
showing: 5 rows

4.15

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheatley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wheatley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheatley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 6.78%.

Wheatley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,207

Average Earnings

$28,250

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Wheatley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheatley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheatley Language

94.85% of Wheatley residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Wheatley Language

Wheatley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2953712.54%
showing: 1 rows

6.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.55%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatley is White, with 12.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatley is White, with 12.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.59%.

Wheatley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10%
High School7.37%
Less Than 9th Grade7.27%
Some College3.85%
showing: 4 rows

Wheatley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.67%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wheatley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheatley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheatley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wheatley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wheatley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheatley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Wheatley Veterans by War

count

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Wheatley Veterans by Age

count

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Wheatley Veterans by Race

Wheatley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wheatley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheatley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheatley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.41%

Born in Wheatley

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

4.87%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.13% of Wheatley residents were born in the United States, with 70.41% having been born in Arkansas. 4.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheatley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029257-2-0.77%
2028259-2-0.77%
2027261-2-0.76%
2026263-2-0.75%
2025265-2-0.75%
2024267-2-0.74%
2023269-2-0.74%
2022271-2-0.73%
2021273-3-1.09%
2020276-24-8%
2019300-7-2.28%
2018307-7-2.23%
2017314-5-1.57%
2016319-4-1.24%
2015323-6-1.82%
2014329-8-2.37%
2013337-8-2.32%
2012345-2-0.58%
2011347-2-0.57%
2010349
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Wheatley Population by Year