Vilonia is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,439 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vilonia is the 85th largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Vilonia was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Vilonia economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Vilonia, where the median household income is $73,906.00.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vilonia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vilonia is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vilonia who work in office and administrative support (15.42%), management occupations (12.27%), and teaching (8.83%).
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.
Vilonia is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Vilonia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In terms of college education, Vilonia is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.23% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vilonia in 2010 was $27,597, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,388 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, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Vilonia include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Vilonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.