Wilder is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,204, it is the 117th largest city in Kentucky and the 8537th largest city in the United States. Wilder is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,176 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Wilder has a population density of 884 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wilder is $86,174 with a poverty rate of 16.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $991 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Wilder is 42.9 years, 40 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wilderwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.55%.
98.64% of Wilder residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilder is White, with 16.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilder is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wilder
97.99% of Wilder residents were born in the United States, with 54.88% having been born in Kentucky. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.