Wildwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 35,255 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.
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: 16.74% 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.
Wildwood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 31.11 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Wildwood is a pretty powerful place. 66.51% of the adults in Wildwood have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Wildwood in 2018 was $64,264, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,056 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 Spanish and Langs. of India.