Wilder, Kentucky Population 2020

3,044
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Wilder is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,044, it is the 105th largest city in Kentucky and the 6201st largest city in the United States. Wilder is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually but its population has increased by 0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,035 in 2010. Wilder reached it's highest population of 3,096 in 2014. Spanning over 4 miles, Wilder has a population density of 840 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wilder is $76,392 with a poverty rate of 12.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,006 per month, and the median house value is $122,900. The median age in Wilder is 40.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Wilder Demographics

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

  • White: 93.22%
  • Asian: 3.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wilder, Kentucky is 3,044, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,070.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,035.

Wilder, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,87493.22%
Asian1133.67%
Black or African American752.43%
Two or More Races210.68%
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Wilder Population Pyramid 2020

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Wilder Median Age

40.9


Total

39.1


Male

45.5


Female

Wilder Adults

There are 2,662 adults, (595 of whom are seniors) in Wilder.

Wilder Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilder Sex Ratio

Female

1,663

53.94%

Male

1,420

46.06%

Wilder Households and Families

Wilder Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilder Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female48.5%51.5%
Male0%100%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3542.2866.8
Non Family6211.559.4
Married6043.0280.6
Female992.5348.5
Male302.430

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wilder Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1456.37%
High School Graduate67229.54%
Some College37116.31%
Associates Degree1787.82%
Bachelors Degree58725.80%
Graduate Degree32214.15%
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Wilder Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1612,019871
Asian686838
Black4343
Multiple Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.88%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,609$62,719$45,550
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,335$36,292$21,944
Some College$55,208$75,833$39,643
Bachelors Degree$58,194$64,000$50,511
Graduate Degree$65,313$85,288$61,563

$51,609

Average Earnings

$62,719

Average Male

$45,550

Average Female

Wilder Language

Wilder Language by Age

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Wilder Language

96.35% of Wilder residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Wilder Poverty

Wilder Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,82736212.81%
Multiple21314.29%

12.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilder

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilder is Multiple, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilder is White, with 12.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.28%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.66%
High School14.14%
Some College3.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.91%
Female Employed11.02%
Male Employed1.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wilder Income

Wilder Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,705$76,392
Families$86,875$104,423
Married Families$98,361-
Non Families$40,625$42,825
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Wilder Marital Status

Wilder Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilder Married by Age and Sex

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Wilder Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilder Marital Status by Race

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Wilder Veterans

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68

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War14
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
35 to 5422
75+11
55 to 646
18 to 34
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Wilder Veterans by Education

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20.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilder Employment Status

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.64%

Born in Kentucky

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.82% of Wilder residents were born in the United States, with 57.64% having been born in Kentucky. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,044-13-0.43%
20193,057-13-0.42%
20183,07040.13%
20173,066-13-0.42%
20163,079-14-0.45%
20153,093-3-0.10%
20143,096110.36%
20133,085441.45%
20123,041-9-0.30%
20113,050110.36%
20103,0394151.48%
20002,6240.00%