Wilder, Kentucky Population 2022

3,204
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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.

Wilder Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wilderwas:

  • White: 97.37%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wilder, Kentucky is 3,204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,176.

Wilder, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wilder Population by Race

Wilder Population Pyramid 2022

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Wilder Median Age

46.4


Total

47.9


Male

44.7


Female

Wilder Adults

There are 2,531 adults, (709 of whom are seniors) in Wilder.

Wilder Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilder Sex Ratio

Female

1,492

48.39%

Male

1,591

51.61%

Wilder Population by Age

Wilder Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilder Household Types

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilder Households and Families

2.89

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

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Wilder Households by Type

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Wilder Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilder Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Wilder Educational Attainment by Race

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$55,042

Average Earnings

$66,250

Average Male

$49,750

Average Female

Wilder Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilder Language by Age

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Wilder Language

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.

Wilder Language

Wilder Poverty by Race

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16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.13%

Male Poverty Rate

9.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilder

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%.

Wilder Poverty

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Wilder Poverty Rate by Education

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Wilder Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilder Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wilder Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 Marital Status

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76

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wilder Veterans by War

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Wilder Veterans by Age

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Wilder Veterans by Race

Wilder Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilder Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilder Employment by Age

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Wilder Employment by Race

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Wilder Employment by Education

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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54.88%

Born in Wilder

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Wilder Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wilder Population by Year