Wilmer, TX Population

Population: 3,393. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,571 (+5.2% change)
Males: 1,819 (53.6%), Females: 1,574 (46.4%)

Dallas County

Zip code: 75172

Median resident age: 28.6 years
Median household income: $33,843
Median house value: $34,300

Races in Wilmer:

  • Hispanic (41.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.0%)
  • Other race (24.6%)
  • Black (23.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (5.1%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.4%), English (2.5%), Dutch (1.2%).

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wilmer

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmer city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

21.5% Foreign born (20.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +916 (+37.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wilmer:

  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 6 miles; LANCASTER, TX)
  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (about 13 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (about 13 miles; DESOTO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilmer:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 21 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 49 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilmer:

  • LANCASTER (about 3 miles; LANCASTER, TX; Abbreviation: LNC)
  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 6 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; Abbreviation: 12T)
  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 12 miles; DE SOTO, TX; Abbreviation: F66)
Amtrak station near Wilmer:

  • 16 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilmer:

  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 17 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 18 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 26 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
Public primary/middle school in Wilmer:

  • WILMER EL (Students: 385; Location: 211 WALNUT ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Wilmer:

  • GILLIAM MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $52,312; Location: 205 E BELT LINE RD; 11,805 books; 287 audio materials; 623 video materials; 6 serial subscriptions)