Wilson, Arkansas Population 2024

691

Wilson is a city located in Mississippi County Arkansas. Wilson has a 2024 population of 691. Wilson is currently declining at a rate of -2.54% annually and its population has decreased by -9.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 766 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilson is $79,797 with a poverty rate of 8.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wilson is 34.1 years, 33.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Wilson Demographics

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

  • White: 73.9%
  • Black or African American: 22.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
659.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.79% (-75)
The current population of Wilson, Arkansas is 691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 766.

Wilson, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White75973.9%
Black or African American23022.4%
Two or more races242.34%
Other race90.88%
Asian50.49%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilson Population by Race

Wilson Population Pyramid 2024

Wilson Median Age

34.1

Total

33.5

Male

41.3

Female

Wilson Adults

There are 779 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Wilson.

Wilson Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson Sex Ratio

Female47746.45%
Male55053.55%

Wilson Population by Age

Wilson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4472.367.632.4
Married1802.8971.128.9
Non Family1681.1381.518.5
Female812.9339.560.5
Male184.4427.872.2
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilson 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

Wilson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,940

Average Earnings

$72,697

Average Male

$32,679

Average Female

Wilson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilson Language

97.99% of Wilson residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Wilson Language

Wilson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2306126.52%
White759222.9%
showing: 2 rows

8.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

8%

Male Poverty Rate

8.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson is Black, with 26.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson is White, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.09%.

Wilson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.06%
High School5.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.8%
Some College1.79%
showing: 4 rows

Wilson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.58%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed6.22%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wilson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilson 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 55-64.

Wilson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Wilson Veterans by War

count

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Wilson Veterans by Age

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Wilson Veterans by Race

Wilson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson 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

75.66%

Born in Wilson

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Wilson residents were born in the United States, with 75.66% having been born in Arkansas. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029601-18-2.91%
2028619-18-2.83%
2027637-18-2.75%
2026655-18-2.67%
2025673-18-2.6%
2024691-18-2.54%
2023709-18-2.48%
2022727-18-2.42%
2021745-21-2.74%
2020766-51-6.24%
2019817-13-1.57%
2018830-20-2.35%
2017850-10-1.16%
2016860-13-1.49%
2015873-7-0.8%
2014880-7-0.79%
2013887-17-1.88%
2012904-5-0.55%
2011909
2010909
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Wilson Population by Year