Wilder, Idaho

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High Points

Wilder strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Idaho):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wilder Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Wilder Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Wilder Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Wilder, Idaho

Comparing Wilder to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 8
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 1
People Living Alone 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Wilder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Nampa, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 311 miles SE of Portland, Oregon
County Canyon
Metro Area Boise City
Standard Zip Codes 83676
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.676
Longitude -116.91

Wilder Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 54 to 91 F
Oct Temp 34 to 67 F
Annual Precip 11.1 inches
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 93 F
Oct Temp 37 to 67 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station NYSSA
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 10.5 inches
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Wilder Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,462 100%
Male 730 49.9%
Female 732 50.1%
Under 18 573 39.2%
18+ 889 60.8%
65+ 105 7.2%
Median Age 23.8
Average Family Size 4.3
White 497 34%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 920 62.9%
Mixed Race 35 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,117 76.4%

Estimated Wilder Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,451
Growth -11
Growth % -0.8%

Wilder Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.7%
US/American 6.2%
English 3.6%
German 3%
Irish 2.6%
Italian 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Polish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilder 1,462 $25,625
Caldwell 25,967 $35,158
Greenleaf 862 $45,313
Homedale 2,528 $27,500
Marsing 890 $32,667
Notus 458 $43,750
Parma 1,771 $36,336

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Wilder High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 220 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

Wilder Colleges

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