Vilonia is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,623 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vilonia is the 85th largest community in Arkansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Vilonia, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Vilonia, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Vilonia’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Vilonia does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $67,650.00.
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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vilonia who work in healthcare (12.31%), office and administrative support (11.20%), and sales jobs (7.58%).
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.
One downside of living in Vilonia is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Vilonia, the average commute to work is 31.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Vilonia are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.49% of adults in Vilonia having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Vilonia in 2018 was $23,930, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,720 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vilonia include Irish, German, French Canadian, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Vilonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.