Income/capita 6%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 46%
Income per capita$27,930$27,598$29,829
Median household income$42,574$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,385$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,500$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$21,250$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$22,157$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level16.9%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wildwood is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wildwood is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wildwood is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wildwood is 12% higher than the national average

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      Wildwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%3.6%
      Manufacturing sector6.1%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%12.0%
      Wholesale & retail services36.1%14.9%
      Public administration2.6%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%8.4%
      Education, health & social services14.2%32.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Yalaha, FL881$75,91737%
      The Villages, FL69,457$59,3187%
      Silver Lake, FL1,587$58,5636%
      Lady Lake, FL14,501$40,15927%
      Fruitland Park, FL4,686$39,29829%
      Wildwood, FL6,776$42,57423%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Landen, OH6,776$79,60044%
      St. Joseph, MN6,775$50,5729%
      Warwick, NY6,777$65,69919%
      King, NC6,777$54,4712%
      Stickney, IL6,778$60,91010%
      Wildwood, FL6,776$42,57423%
      Source: The Wildwood, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).