Wilmer, TX Community Profile: Data

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Wilmer: Basic Info

Wilmer is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Wilmer is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dallas County at latitude 32.589 and longitude -96.6853. The elevation is 466 feet.

The City of Wilmer has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

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Wilmer: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Wilmer Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Wilmer (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Wilmer ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the City of Wilmer with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, Texas Congressional District Maps and a Map of Dallas County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Wilmer Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Wilmer Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Wilmer Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Wilmer. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Wilmer area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Wilmer, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,708
Population in Households 3,447
Population in Familes 2,944
Population in Group Qrtrs 261
Population Density1 581
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 1,130
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 829
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,377
Owner Occupied HU 706
Renter Occupied HU 424
Vacant Housing Units 247
Median Home Value $67,629
Average Home Value $86,704


Median Household Income $31,408
Average Household Income $42,610
Per Capita Income $14,464
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 1.07%
Households 0.29% 1.19%
Families 0.81% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Wilmer to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 477 73rd
Population Density1 # 1086 38th
Diversity Index2 # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 1402 20th
Per Capita Income # 1409 20th