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Wilder, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wilder had a population of 3,177 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wilder is located at latitude 39.0414 and longitude -84.4816 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilder (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Wilder (GNIS ID: 2405743) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wilder is located within Newport-Fort Thomas Division of Campbell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilder population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wilder, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,177
Population in Households 3,177
Population in Familes 2,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 868
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,422
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 824
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 441 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $175,568
Average Home Value $209,623


Median Household Income $64,697
Average Household Income $92,831
Per Capita Income $40,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.86%
Households 0.75% 0.72%
Families 1.41% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wilder, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilder to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 79th
Population Density1 # 279 49th
Diversity Index2 # 213 61st
Median Household Income # 71 87th
Per Capita Income # 41 93rd

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