Wilmer, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wilmer, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmer had a population of 3,772 as of July 1, 2015. Wilmer ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmer is located at latitude 32.599 and longitude -96.6816 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilmer (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The City of Wilmer (GNIS ID: 2412274) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wilmer is located within Southwest Dallas Division of Dallas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilmer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Wilmer, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,772
Population in Households 3,499
Population in Familes 2,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 592
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 1,151
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 844
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 719 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $76,877
Average Home Value $101,771


Median Household Income $32,218
Average Household Income $41,894
Per Capita Income $14,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.81%
Households 0.59% 1.0%
Families 1.0% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wilmer, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmer to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 477 73rd
Population Density1 # 1080 38th
Diversity Index2 # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 1420 19th
Per Capita Income # 1445 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.