Wilmer, Texas Population 2021

4,722
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Wilmer is a city located in Dallas County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,722, it is the 380th largest city in Texas and the 4926th largest city in the United States . Wilmer is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually but its population has increased by 28.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,682 in 2010. Wilmer reached it's highest population of 4,797 in 2018. Spanning over 6 miles, Wilmer has a population density of 742 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wilmer is $50,245 with a poverty rate of 26.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $56,800. The median age in Wilmer is 33.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Wilmer Demographics

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

  • White: 62.54%
  • Black or African American: 29.82%
  • Other race: 4.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wilmer, Texas is 4,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,682.

Wilmer, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,74162.54%
Black or African American1,30729.82%
Some Other Race2034.63%
Two or More Races1202.74%
Asian120.27%
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Wilmer Population by Race

Wilmer Population Pyramid $2021

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Wilmer Median Age

33.5


Total

31.5


Male

35.7


Female

Wilmer Adults

There are 3,178 adults, (416 of whom are seniors) in Wilmer.

Wilmer Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilmer Sex Ratio

Female

1,936

44.17%

Male

2,447

55.83%

Wilmer Population by Age

Wilmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.7%34.3%
Female60.2%39.8%
Married58.5%41.5%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family44%56%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilmer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3243.0155.3
Married4143.4358.5
Non Family4051.2544
Female3623.8560.2
Male1434.6765.7

3.48

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Wilmer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31211.04%
9th to 12th Grade50517.88%
High School Graduate80928.64%
Some College80028.32%
Associates Degree1936.83%
Bachelors Degree1836.48%
Graduate Degree230.81%
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Wilmer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,02381967
Hispanic95853039
White74057782
2+ Races1088612
Other Race6932
Asian886

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Wilmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,012$31,787$22,969
Less Than 9th Grade$21,331$20,257$22,180
High School Graduate$32,177$36,620$26,613
Some College$30,161$39,250$18,534
Bachelors Degree$37,878$37,820$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,012

Average Earnings

$31,787

Average Male

$22,969

Average Female

Wilmer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilmer Language by Age

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Wilmer Language

54.95% of Wilmer residents speak only English, while 45.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.51% of the population.

Wilmer Language

Wilmer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,73739822.91%
White1,00838538.19%
Black1,20524520.33%
Multiple874754.02%
Other2013517.41%

26.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.75%

Male Poverty Rate

23.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilmer is Multiple, with 54.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilmer is Other, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Wilmer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.13%
Some College26.57%
High School11.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Wilmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed86.67%
Female Employed20.33%
Male Employed11.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wilmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilmer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,765$50,245
Families$56,403$53,854
Married Families$64,224-
Non Families$28,438$32,880
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Income by Household Type

Wilmer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilmer Married by Age and Sex

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Wilmer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Wilmer Marital Status by Race

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Wilmer Marital Status

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182

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War95
Second Gulf War94
Vietnam23
World War II
Korea

Wilmer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
55 to 6435
65 to 7431
18 to 3414
75+

Wilmer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black13712.74%
White452.41%
Hispanic282.35%

Wilmer Veterans by Race

Wilmer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilmer Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wilmer Employment by Age

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Wilmer Employment by Race

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Wilmer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.90%

Born in Wilmer

79.85%

Native Born

20.15%

Foreign Born

17.16%

Non Citizen

2.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.85% of Wilmer residents were born in the United States, with 56.90% having been born in Texas. 17.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilmer Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,722-25-0.53%
20204,747-25-0.52%
20194,772-25-0.52%
20184,79761914.82%
20174,178621.51%
20164,116812.01%
20154,035962.44%
20143,939411.05%
20133,898641.67%
20123,834581.54%
20113,776521.40%
20103,7243310.94%
20003,3930.00%

Wilmer Population by Year