Wildwood, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wildwood, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wildwood had a population of 268 as of July 1, 2017. Wildwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wildwood is located at latitude 38.249 and longitude -85.5747 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wildwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The City of Wildwood (GNIS ID: 2405744) 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 Wildwood is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wildwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wildwood, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 268
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,607
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $113,596
Average Household Income $149,467
Per Capita Income $59,938


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (93.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $277,976
Average Home Value $283,716


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.52%
Households 0.36% 0.51%
Families 2.23% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Wildwood, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wildwood to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 443 18th
Population Density # 54 90th
Diversity Index # 189 65th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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