Wildwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 35,417 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wildwood is the 18th largest community in Missouri.
Wildwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Wildwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Wildwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wildwood is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wildwood who work in management occupations (20.91%), sales jobs (12.94%), and office and administrative support (9.72%).
Also of interest is that Wildwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.71% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Wildwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wildwood a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wildwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wildwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Wildwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.19 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Wildwood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Wildwood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.97% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wildwood in 2018 was $61,825, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $247,300 for a family of four.
Wildwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wildwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wildwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wildwood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wildwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.