Wildwood, Missouri Population 2023

35,387

Wildwood is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 35,387, it is the 19th largest city in Missouri and the 1292nd largest city in the United States.Wildwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,417 in 2020. Spanning over 67 miles, Wildwood has a population density of 531 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wildwood is $175,511 with a poverty rate of 3.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wildwood is 45.2 years, 45.3 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Wildwood Demographics

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

  • White: 85.77%
  • Asian: 7.01%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Wildwood, Missouri is 35,387 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,417.

Wildwood, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wildwood Population by Race

Wildwood Population Pyramid 2023

Wildwood Median Age

45.2

Total

45.3

Male

45

Female

Wildwood Adults

There are 26,401 adults, (6,081 of whom are seniors) in Wildwood.

Wildwood Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wildwood Sex Ratio

Female18,18651.26%
Male17,29048.74%

Wildwood Population by Age

Wildwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.06

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wildwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 84.76%.

Wildwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$72,234

Average Earnings

$93,680

Average Male

$52,036

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

90.78% of Wildwood residents speak only English, while 9.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.28% of the population.

Wildwood Language

Wildwood Poverty by Race

rate

3.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.54%

Male Poverty Rate

3.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wildwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is White, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wildwood is Asian, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.48%.

Wildwood Poverty

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Education

Wildwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wildwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wildwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

67.7%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wildwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wildwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,595

Number of Veterans

1,447

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

Wildwood Veterans by War

Wildwood Veterans by Age

count

Wildwood Veterans by Race

Wildwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wildwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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

57.51%

Born in Wildwood

91.45%

Native Born

8.71%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

6.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.45% of Wildwood residents were born in the United States, with 57.51% having been born in Missouri. 2.47% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Wildwood Population by Year