Wickes, Arkansas Population 2024

656

Wickes is a city located in Polk County Arkansas. Wickes has a 2024 population of 656. Wickes is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 639 in 2020.

The average household income in Wickes is $56,445 with a poverty rate of 35.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wickes is 25.4 years, 23.6 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Wickes Demographics

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

  • White: 65.94%
  • Other race: 28.88%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
282.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.66% (17)
The current population of Wickes, Arkansas is 656 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 639.

Wickes, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57365.94%
Other race25128.88%
Two or more races455.18%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wickes Population by Race

Wickes Population Pyramid 2024

Wickes Median Age

25.4

Total

23.6

Male

30.5

Female

Wickes Adults

There are 511 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Wickes.

Wickes Age Dependency

118.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

89.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wickes Sex Ratio

Female43449.94%
Male43550.06%

Wickes Population by Age

Wickes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2793.1167.732.3
Married1374.182.517.5
Non Family1101.0746.453.6
Female2867525
Male45.251000
showing: 5 rows

4.43

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wickes 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

Wickes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wickes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.2%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 10.94%.

Wickes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,630

Average Earnings

$24,226

Average Male

$26,042

Average Female

Wickes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wickes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wickes Language

42.6% of Wickes residents speak only English, while 57.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.4% of the population.

Wickes Language

Wickes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic52928052.93%
Other25115762.55%
White326309.2%
showing: 3 rows

35.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.02%

Male Poverty Rate

37.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wickes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wickes is Other, with 62.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wickes is White, with 9.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.64%.

Wickes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.17%
Bachelors or Greater26.09%
Some College14.58%
High School5.36%
showing: 4 rows

Wickes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed60%
Female Employed32.14%
Male Employed16.57%
showing: 4 rows

Wickes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wickes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wickes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wickes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wickes Marriage

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

Wickes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wickes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wickes Veterans by War

count

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Wickes Veterans by Age

count

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Wickes Veterans by Race

Wickes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wickes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wickes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wickes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wickes 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

56.62%

Born in Wickes

74.91%

Native Born

25.09%

Foreign Born

19.33%

Non Citizen

5.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.91% of Wickes residents were born in the United States, with 56.62% having been born in Arkansas. 19.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wickes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202967130.45%
202866830.45%
202766530.45%
202666230.46%
202565930.46%
202465630.46%
202365330.46%
202265030.46%
202164781.25%
2020639-109-14.57%
2019748-1-0.13%
2018749-1-0.13%
201775030.4%
201674710.13%
2015746
2014746-2-0.27%
201374810.13%
2012747-5-0.66%
2011752-4-0.53%
2010756
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Wickes Population by Year