Wildwood, Missouri Population 2020

35,465
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Wildwood is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 35,465, it is the 18th largest city in Missouri and the 1109th largest city in the United States. Wildwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,517 in 2010. Wildwood reached it's highest population of 35,571 in 2015. Spanning over 67 miles, Wildwood has a population density of 532 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wildwood is $171,745 with a poverty rate of 2.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,186 per month, and the median house value is $372,000. The median age in Wildwood is 43.9 years, 43.3 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Wildwood Demographics

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

  • White: 90.38%
  • Asian: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wildwood, Missouri is 35,465, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,517.

Wildwood, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,10290.38%
Asian1,8155.11%
Two or More Races7962.24%
Black or African American6541.84%
Some Other Race1210.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.08%
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Wildwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Wildwood Median Age

43.9


Total

43.3


Male

44.6


Female

Wildwood Adults

There are 26,206 adults, (4,555 of whom are seniors) in Wildwood.

Wildwood Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female

17,805

50.13%

Male

17,712

49.87%

Wildwood Households and Families

Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wildwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.6%3.4%
All91.7%8.3%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Male74.9%25.1%
Female72.3%27.7%

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2332.991.7
Married9,3763.2296.6
Non Family1,8431.2376.7
Female7432.8972.3
Male2712.9674.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wildwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1460.61%
9th to 12th Grade2040.86%
High School Graduate2,3389.83%
Some College4,45418.72%
Associates Degree1,4866.25%
Bachelors Degree9,26238.94%
Graduate Degree5,89824.79%
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Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,34221,16613,646
Asian1,2761,163912
Hispanic479454309
Black456426174
Multiple Races214208107
Other Race363628
Native American212112

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 other race people with a rate of 77.78%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,278$95,587$48,715
Less Than High School$38,750$40,625$
High School Grad$36,214$51,530$30,025
Some College$53,076$63,060$42,470
Bachelors Degree$76,360$106,344$45,148
Graduate Degree$95,000$122,639$70,962

$69,278

Average Earnings

$95,587

Average Male

$48,715

Average Female

Wildwood Language

Wildwood Language by Age

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Wildwood Language

92.50% of Wildwood residents speak only English, while 7.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Wildwood Poverty

Wildwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,1428732.80%
Asian1,815351.93%
Black629223.50%

2.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.26%

Male Poverty Rate

2.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Black, with 3.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Asian, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.38%.

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Name Poverty
High School8.64%
Less Than High School4.39%
Some College3.23%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed6.36%
Female Employed1.33%
Male Employed1.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wildwood Income

Wildwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$132,221$171,745
Families$144,554$186,690
Married Families$152,500-
Non Families$54,713$83,175
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Wildwood Marital Status

Wildwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

66.2%

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 45-54, 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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1,732

Number of Veterans

1,559

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam641
First Gulf War352
Second Gulf War264
Korea133
World War II33
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54544
65 to 74432
75+383
55 to 64273
18 to 34100
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6166.75%
Black6513.86%
2 or More3310.75%
Hispanic254.62%
Asian181.29%

Wildwood Veterans by Education

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2.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wildwood Employment Status

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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57.76%

Born in Missouri

92.83%

Native Born

7.17%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

5.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.83% of Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 57.76% having been born in Missouri. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202035,465-26-0.07%
201935,491-26-0.07%
201835,517560.16%
201735,461-26-0.07%
201635,487-84-0.24%
201535,571450.13%
201435,526350.10%
201335,491190.05%
201235,472640.18%
201135,408810.23%
201035,3272,4430.72%
200032,88416,1847.01%
199016,7000.00%