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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wheatley is 271. Wheatley, Arkansas is the 15,498th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wheatley was in 1990, when its population was 448. In 1990, Wheatley was the 13,579th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,498th largest city in the US. Wheatley is currently 39.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wheatley has shrunk 26.9% since the year 2000. Wheatley, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15494||Momeyer, North Carolina||271||-7.1%|
|15495||Morgan's Point, Texas||271||-19.5%|
The total voting age population of Wheatley, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 269. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.7% of the residents of Wheatley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wheatley are 92.7% White, 4.0% Black and 3.2% Other. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wheatley, 18.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.2%. On a per-household basis, 16.3% of families are below the poverty line in Wheatley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.7% of Wheatley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.7% of Wheatley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.1% have a bachelor's degree and 0.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wheatley residents aged 5 and older, 3.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wheatley is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wheatley, 3.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wheatley is $32,250.
In Wheatley, 76.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.0% of housing units in Wheatley.
Of all the housing units in Wheatley, 15.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Wheatley, 10.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wheatley is $450.
In Wheatley, 63.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.