Wildwood, Florida Population 2020

7,390
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Wildwood is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 7,390, it is the 189th largest city in Florida and the 3820th largest city in the United States. Wildwood is currently growing at a rate of 2.54% annually and its population has increased by 10.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,709 in 2010. Spanning over 42 miles, Wildwood has a population density of 178 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wildwood is $52,286 with a poverty rate of 25.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $872 per month, and the median house value is $108,100. The median age in Wildwood is 43.9 years, 32.7 years for males, and 54.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Wildwood Demographics

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

  • White: 73.89%
  • Black or African American: 19.78%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wildwood, Florida is 7,390, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,709.

Wildwood, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,84573.89%
Black or African American1,29719.78%
Asian2834.32%
Two or More Races771.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.84%
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Wildwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Wildwood Median Age

43.9


Total

32.7


Male

54.5


Female

Wildwood Adults

There are 5,079 adults, (1,888 of whom are seniors) in Wildwood.

Wildwood Age Dependency

105.5

Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female

3,436

52.40%

Male

3,121

47.60%

Wildwood Households and Families

Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wildwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Male68.8%31.2%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Female42.4%57.6%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6072.4456.8
Non Family1,3581.2648.2
Married9233.4271.5
Female2173.8442.4
Male1096.168.8

3.61

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wildwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1272.74%
9th to 12th Grade48510.45%
High School Graduate1,74837.66%
Some College1,22526.40%
Associates Degree3697.95%
Bachelors Degree4178.99%
Graduate Degree2705.82%
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Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5203,138606
Black86871265
Hispanic10380
Asian9544
Native American343416
Multiple Races2121

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 native american people with a rate of 47.06%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,036$30,468$24,886
Less Than High School$18,625$29,231$
High School Grad$21,426$30,910$18,319
Some College$30,114$27,380$31,333
Bachelors Degree$49,740$$60,121
Graduate Degree$47,794$$48,162

$28,036

Average Earnings

$30,468

Average Male

$24,886

Average Female

Wildwood Language

Wildwood Language by Age

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Wildwood Language

92.38% of Wildwood residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.34% of the population.

Wildwood Poverty

Wildwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,45497021.78%
Black1,27446336.34%
Hispanic24320182.72%
Multiple7745.19%

25.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.10%

Male Poverty Rate

23.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Hispanic, with 82.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Multiple, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.73%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.20%
High School17.13%
Some College15.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.88%
Female Unemployed20.73%
Female Employed20.22%
Male Employed14.53%

Wildwood Income

Wildwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,945$52,286
Families$48,173$59,511
Married Families$57,331-
Non Families$30,575$44,131
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Wildwood Marital Status

Wildwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

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 Veterans

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467

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
First Gulf War49
Korea48
World War II29
Second Gulf War14
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Age Group Veterans
75+198
65 to 74173
35 to 5467
55 to 6429
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White45311.39%
Black141.47%

Wildwood Veterans by Education

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1.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wildwood Employment Status

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

8.6%

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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48.44%

Born in Florida

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 48.44% having been born in Florida. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,3901832.54%
20197,2071832.61%
20187,0242153.16%
20176,8091832.76%
20166,6263004.74%
20156,3262774.58%
20146,0493375.90%
20135,7123055.64%
20125,4072354.54%
20115,172661.29%
20105,1061,1822.67%
20003,9245031.38%
19903,4217562.53%
19802,6650.00%