Wilder, Kentucky Population 2024

3,045

Wilder is a city located in Campbell County Kentucky. Wilder has a 2024 population of 3,045. Wilder is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -4.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,174 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilder is $81,921 with a poverty rate of 14.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wilder is 42.4 years, 42.3 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Wilder Demographics

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

  • White: 97.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
839.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.06% (-129)
The current population of Wilder, Kentucky is 3,045 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,174.

Wilder, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,07097.4%
Two or more races742.35%
Native American40.13%
Asian40.13%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wilder Population by Race

Wilder Population Pyramid 2024

Wilder Median Age

42.4

Total

42.3

Male

42.5

Female

Wilder Adults

There are 2,644 adults, (711 of whom are seniors) in Wilder.

Wilder Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilder Sex Ratio

Female1,43645.56%
Male1,71654.44%

Wilder Population by Age

Wilder Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5951.9876.123.9
Non Family8761.3275.224.8
Married5352.9786.713.3
Male1052.1830.569.5
Female792.2974.725.3
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilder 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

Wilder Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilder Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Wilder Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,996

Average Earnings

$74,783

Average Male

$50,089

Average Female

Wilder Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilder Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilder Language

100% of Wilder residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Wilder Language

Wilder Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,06145814.96%
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14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.53%

Male Poverty Rate

9.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilder

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilder is White, with 14.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilder is White, with 14.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.63%.

Wilder Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater24.74%
High School4.74%
Some College4.29%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Wilder Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15%
Female Employed3.58%
Male Employed2.97%
Female Unemployed
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Wilder Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilder Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilder Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilder Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilder Marriage

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

Wilder Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilder Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wilder Veterans by War

count

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Wilder Veterans by Age

count

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Wilder Veterans by Race

Wilder Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilder Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilder Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilder Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilder 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

61.07%

Born in Wilder

99.87%

Native Born

0.13%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.87% of Wilder residents were born in the United States, with 61.07% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wilder Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,850-39-1.35%
20282,889-39-1.33%
20272,928-39-1.31%
20262,967-39-1.3%
20253,006-39-1.28%
20243,045-39-1.26%
20233,084-39-1.25%
20223,123-39-1.23%
20213,162-12-0.38%
20203,1741083.52%
20193,066-20-0.65%
20183,08670.23%
20173,079-15-0.48%
20163,094-14-0.45%
20153,108-3-0.1%
20143,111110.35%
20133,100461.51%
20123,054-3-0.1%
20113,057170.56%
20103,04041615.85%
20002,624
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Wilder Population by Year