Wilmot, Arkansas facts for kids
Location in Ashley County and the state of Arkansas
|• Total||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Land||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||108 ft (33 m)|
|• Density||296/sq mi (114.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0056423|
Wilmot is located at(33.059261, -91.573931).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.55%, is water. The town borders Lake Enterprise, a popular location for local fishing and watersports.
As of the census of 2000, there were 786 people, 290 households, and 187 families residing in the city. The population density was 422.7 people per square mile (163.2/km²). There were 367 housing units at an average density of 197.4/sq mi (76.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 24.17% White, 75.19% Black or African American, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 290 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.5% were married couples living together, 24.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.27.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 77.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $14,167, and the median income for a family was $20,917. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,528. About 38.1% of families and 40.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.6% of those under age 18 and 49.2% of those age 65 or over.
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