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Wilmer

Wikipedia says:

The small city received national attention with the candidacy of James Brian Sliter for mayor, in the May 10, 2008, election. Sliter is an unconvicted registered sex offender who accepted a ten-year probation deferred adjudication after arranging to have sex over the Internet with a 15-year-old girl. Sliter later dropped out of the race.

Demographics

  • Median Age: 31.7
  • Population Growth (2000-2013): 12.00%
  • Population Density: 594 people per square mile

Schools

  • Students Passing STARR K-11: 69%
  • Average SAT Score: 1272
  • Students Taking SAT/ACT: 77.00%
  • Instruction Spending Per Student: $4,306

Crime

  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.31 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 26.71 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate

  • Average Price of Homes Sold (2013): $56,611
  • Sales Price Change (2011-2013): 41.70%
  • Owner-Occupied Homes: 60.90%

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