Wildwood, Florida Population 2021

7,720
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Wildwood is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 7,720, it is the 184th largest city in Florida and the 3721st largest city in the United States. Wildwood is currently growing at a rate of 2.96% annually and its population has increased by 15.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,709 in 2010. Wildwood reached it's highest population of 7,720 in 2021. Spanning over 42 miles, Wildwood has a population density of 186 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wildwood is $68,324 with a poverty rate of 16.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $968 per month, and the median house value is $169,100. The median age in Wildwood is 52.4 years, 40.9 years for males, and 58.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males.

Wildwood Demographics

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

  • White: 73.22%
  • Black or African American: 20.50%
  • Asian: 4.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wildwood, Florida is 7,720, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,709.

Wildwood, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,00773.22%
Black or African American1,40220.50%
Asian3244.74%
Two or More Races1031.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.03%
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Wildwood Population by Race

Wildwood Population Pyramid 2021

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Wildwood Median Age

52.4


Total

40.9


Male

58.2


Female

Wildwood Adults

There are 5,568 adults, (2,323 of whom are seniors) in Wildwood.

Wildwood Age Dependency

110.7

Age Dependency Ratio

71.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female

3,733

54.59%

Male

3,105

45.41%

Wildwood Population by Age

Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wildwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
Male64.6%35.4%
All60.5%39.5%
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wildwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8962.360.5
Non Family1,3471.2243.1
Married1,2192.9981.8
Female231348.5
Male996.6864.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Wildwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1342.55%
9th to 12th Grade4598.73%
High School Graduate1,95037.09%
Some College1,31725.05%
Associates Degree2214.20%
Bachelors Degree69113.14%
Graduate Degree4859.23%
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Wildwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9773,6241,100
Black1,01386853
Hispanic14012023
Asian11439
Multiple Races1111
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.66%.

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,302$31,008$26,839
Less Than High School$$31,750$
High School Grad$23,409$31,745$20,512
Some College$27,444$27,065$28,243
Bachelors Degree$48,750$$49,097
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,302

Average Earnings

$31,008

Average Male

$26,839

Average Female

Wildwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wildwood Language by Age

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Wildwood Language

90.74% of Wildwood residents speak only English, while 9.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Wildwood Language

Wildwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,61458912.77%
Black1,38034324.86%
Hispanic24917670.68%

16.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Hispanic, with 70.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is White, with 12.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.94%.

Wildwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.11%
Some College13.19%
High School12.16%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.90%
Female Unemployed29.37%
Male Employed13.46%
Female Employed10.24%

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wildwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,968$68,324
Families$57,028$89,624
Married Families$67,575-
Non Families$29,841$42,711
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Income by Household Type

Wildwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wildwood Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wildwood Marital Status by Race

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Wildwood Marital Status

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491

Number of Veterans

476

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam202
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War38
Korea34
World War II28

Wildwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+211
65 to 74181
35 to 5441
55 to 6435
18 to 3423

Wildwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45310.43%
Black383.49%

Wildwood Veterans by Race

Wildwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wildwood Veterans by Education

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42.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Wildwood Employment by Age

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Wildwood Employment by Race

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Wildwood 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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42.13%

Born in Florida

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

4.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 42.13% having been born in Florida. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wildwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,7202222.96%
20207,4982223.05%
20197,2762223.15%
20187,0542143.13%
20176,8401902.86%
20166,6503064.82%
20156,3442834.67%
20146,0613415.96%
20135,7203065.65%
20125,4142354.54%
20115,179691.35%
20105,1101,1862.68%
20003,9245031.38%
19903,4217562.53%
19802,6650.00%

Wildwood Population by Year