Vilonia is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,538 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vilonia is the 85th largest community in Arkansas. Vilonia has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Vilonia, where the median household income is $66,759.00.
Vilonia real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Vilonia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Vilonia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vilonia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vilonia who work in office and administrative support (16.91%), food service (8.88%), and healthcare (8.32%).
Of important note, Vilonia is also a city of artists. Vilonia has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Vilonia’s character.
Also of interest is that Vilonia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Vilonia is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Vilonia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Vilonia perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Vilonia, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Vilonia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Vilonia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.55% of adults in Vilonia have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vilonia in 2010 was $25,731, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,924 for a family of four. However, Vilonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Vilonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vilonia residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Vilonia include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Vilonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.