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Wilder, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wilder had a population of 3,181 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Wilder, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,181
Population in Households 3,181
Population in Familes 2,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 869
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $65,621
Average Household Income $97,788
Per Capita Income $42,970


Total Housing Units 1,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,043 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $178,810
Average Home Value $220,278


Total Households 1,420
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 819
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.32%
Households 0.55% 0.21%
Families 0.99% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

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, 2018 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 # 116 79th
Population Density # 276 49th
Diversity Index # 217 60th
Median Household Income # 89 84th
Per Capita Income # 54 90th

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