Wildwood, Kentucky Population 2024

278

Wildwood is a city located in Jefferson County Kentucky. Wildwood has a 2024 population of 278. Wildwood is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 280 in 2020.

The average household income in Wildwood is $99,917 with a poverty rate of 2.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wildwood is 46.5 years, 42.5 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Wildwood Demographics

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

  • White: 89.5%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Black or African American: 2.52%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,739.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.71% (-2)
The current population of Wildwood, Kentucky is 278 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 280.

Wildwood, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21389.5%
Asian93.78%
Two or more races93.78%
Black or African American62.52%
Native American10.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wildwood Population by Race

Wildwood Population Pyramid 2024

Wildwood Median Age

46.5

Total

42.5

Male

53

Female

Wildwood Adults

There are 187 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Wildwood.

Wildwood Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female11849.58%
Male12050.42%

Wildwood Population by Age

Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1032.3192.27.8
Married522.5498.11.9
Non Family311.3283.916.1
Female152.886.713.3
Male54.61000
showing: 5 rows

2.65

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

92.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wildwood 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

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 60%.

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,750

Average Earnings

$55,500

Average Male

$68,438

Average Female

Wildwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wildwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wildwood Language

90.41% of Wildwood residents speak only English, while 9.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Wildwood Language

Wildwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian9333.33%
White20831.44%
showing: 2 rows

2.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Asian, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is White, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.29%.

Wildwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School7.69%
Bachelors or Greater1%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.77%
showing: 4 rows

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wildwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wildwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wildwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Wildwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wildwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wildwood Veterans by War

count

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Wildwood Veterans by Age

count

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Wildwood Veterans by Race

Wildwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wildwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wildwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wildwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wildwood 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

61.34%

Born in Wildwood

92.86%

Native Born

7.14%

Foreign Born

4.2%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.86% of Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 61.34% having been born in Kentucky. 4.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wildwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029278
2028278
2027278
2026278
2025278
2024278
2023278
2022278
2021278-2-0.71%
2020280114.09%
2019269
2018269-1-0.37%
2017270
201627020.75%
2015268
201426820.75%
201326610.38%
201226520.76%
201126320.77%
2010261
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Wildwood Population by Year