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The City of Wilder had a population of 2,305 as of July 1, 2017. Wilder ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilder is located at latitude 43.6784 and longitude -116.9076 in Canyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilder (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Canyon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,428 feet.

The City of Wilder (GNIS ID: 2412263) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wilder is located within Wilder Division of Canyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilder population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilder: Wilderia.

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Wilder, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,305
Daytime Population: Workers 300
Daytime Population: Residents 1,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,305
Population in Familes 2,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,175
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $25,795
Average Household Income $32,175
Per Capita Income $9,565


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $77,711
Average Home Value $79,429


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 3.38
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 5.79% 3.87%
Households 5.78% 3.84%
Families 5.52% 3.74%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Wilder, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilder to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 74th
Population Density # 6 98th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 226 1st
Per Capita Income # 227 0th

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