Lake Wildwood, California Population 2024

4,974

Lake Wildwood is a city located in Nevada County California. Lake Wildwood has a 2024 population of 4,974. Lake Wildwood is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,709 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Wildwood is $92,439 with a poverty rate of 12.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Wildwood is 57.4 years, 54.8 years for males, and 60.4 years for females.

Lake Wildwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Wildwood was:

  • White: 88.82%
  • Two or more races: 5.65%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,626.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.63% (265)
The current population of Lake Wildwood, California is 4,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,709.

Lake Wildwood, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,41888.82%
Two or more races2815.65%
Other race1182.37%
Asian981.97%
Native American591.19%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Wildwood Population by Race

Lake Wildwood Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Wildwood Median Age

57.4

Total

54.8

Male

60.4

Female

Lake Wildwood Adults

There are 4,190 adults, (1,970 of whom are seniors) in Lake Wildwood.

Lake Wildwood Age Dependency

124.1

Age Dependency Ratio

88.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female2,58852.03%
Male2,38647.97%

Lake Wildwood Population by Age

Lake Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0272.4580.819.2
Married1,3102.7781.118.9
Non Family5661.0980.719.3
Female1514.7478.121.9
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Wildwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Wildwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.67%.

Lake Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,893

Average Earnings

$48,690

Average Male

$51,548

Average Female

Lake Wildwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Wildwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Wildwood Language

94.45% of Lake Wildwood residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Lake Wildwood Language

Lake Wildwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,99445211.32%
Hispanic72612817.63%
Asian983030.61%
Multiple28110.36%
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12.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.73%

Male Poverty Rate

13.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Wildwood is Asian, with 30.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Wildwood is Multiple, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Lake Wildwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.59%
Bachelors or Greater11.94%
High School4.7%
Some College4.12%
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Lake Wildwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed2.43%
Male Employed0.12%
Male Unemployed
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Lake Wildwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Wildwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Wildwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Wildwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Wildwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Wildwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Wildwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

701

Number of Veterans

630

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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Lake Wildwood Veterans by War

count

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Lake Wildwood Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Wildwood Veterans by Race

Lake Wildwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Wildwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Wildwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Wildwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Wildwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.89%

Born in Lake Wildwood

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.29% of Lake Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 62.89% having been born in California. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Wildwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,974
20234,974
20224,974460.93%
20214,9282194.65%
20204,709-523-10%
20195,232240.46%
20185,208-107-2.01%
20175,315260.49%
20165,289-86-1.6%
20155,375821.55%
20145,293460.88%
20135,247-300-5.41%
20125,547-119-2.1%
20115,66667513.52%
20104,991
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Lake Wildwood Population by Year