Wildwood, MO
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Wildwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 35,899 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wildwood is the 17th largest community in Missouri.

Wildwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Wildwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Wildwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.78% 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 (20.38%), sales jobs (17.67%), and office and administrative support (9.34%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.81% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wildwood. 65.83% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wildwood in 2010 was $51,614, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $206,456 for a family of four.

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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wildwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.