Wickes is a city located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is within Polk County close to the Boggs Springs Youth Encampment of the American Baptist Association, a retreat of Missionary Baptist churches. It has a total area of 2.33 square miles at 34°18′5″N 94°20′6″W. The elevation is 1,030 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 754. The population density was 316.75/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $12,894. Recent job growth is negatively decreased by 0.23 percent. The average travel time is 24 minutes. It has Zip code 71973.