Wilder, Kentucky

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Wilder, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Wilder Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Wilder College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Wilder Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Wilder Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Wilder People in Middle Class or Better
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Wilder Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Wilder Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Wilder, Kentucky

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Male Share of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 8
Low Property Crime 8 6

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Wilder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Campbell
Standard Zip Codes 41071, 41076
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.056
Longitude -84.486

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 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
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Wilder Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,624 100%
Male 1,185 45.2%
Female 1,439 54.8%
Under 18 604 23%
18+ 2,020 77%
65+ 297 11.3%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 2.85
White 2,480 94.5%
African-American 60 2.3%
Asian 41 1.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 14 0.5%
Mixed Race 26 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 1%

Estimated Wilder Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,981
Growth 357
Growth % 13.6%

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
German 43.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
Irish 13.2%
US/American 11.1%
English 9%
Italian 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Norwegian 1%
British 0.7%
Slovene 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Maltese 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wilder, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cold Spring Highland Heights (41076)
South Newport (41071)
Spence (41071)
Spence Station (41071)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilder 2,624 $65,089
Covington 43,370 $38,307
Fort Thomas 16,495 $63,006
Highland Heights 6,554 $48,090
Newport 17,048 $32,858
Southgate 3,472 $53,365
Woodlawn 268 $58,571
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