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People

Total Population 933
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 335
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,167
% Above Poverty Level 77.9%
% Below Poverty Level 22.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.7%
Median Gross Rent $471
Median House Value $86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wilson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Mississippi
Standard Zip Codes 72395
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.568
Longitude -90.041

Wilson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KEISER
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station BLYTHEVILLE
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Station PARAGOULD 1 S
Distance 41.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bassett 193 $38,125
Dyess 397 $47,083
Joiner 514 $27,188
Keiser 600 $34,643
Luxora 1,007 $27,904
Osceola 7,424 $31,734

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wilson High Schools

RIVERCREST HIGH SCHOOL
1700 W. STATE HWY. 14
870-655-8111
Serves 386 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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