Wildwood, Florida

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Population in 2013: 6,594 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +68.0%
Males: 3,105  (47.1%)
Females: 3,489  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  56.2 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34785.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,684 (it was $23,357 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$37,684
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,108 (it was $11,758 in 2000)

Wildwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $170,391 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$170,391
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $82,160; Detached houses: $131,342; Mobile homes: $40,505; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,005

Median gross rent in 2012: $619.

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  • White alone - 4,965 (74.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,340 (20.2%)
  • Hispanic - 152 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 101 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 43 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)

Races in Wildwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wildwood: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (13.9%), English (10.1%), United States (9.8%), Polish (4.5%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 64 feet

Land area: 5.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,277 people per square mile   (low).

Wildwood,FL real estate house value index trend

Wildwood, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood city:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

414 residents are foreign born (2.0% North America, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:  5.8%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Wildwood, Florida as of April 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wildwood to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,126 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $989 (0.9%)

Wildwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Hill, FL (40.6 miles , pop. 69,078).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (66.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (806.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Coleman, FL (2.1 miles ), The Villages, FL (2.6 miles ), Lake Panasoffkee, FL (2.7 miles ), Fruitland Park, FL (2.8 miles ), Lady Lake, FL (2.9 miles ), Leesburg, FL (3.2 miles ), Okahumpka, FL (3.4 miles ), Belleview, FL (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $131,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.86 N, Longitude: 82.04 W

Area code: 352

Wildwood household income distribution Wildwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Wildwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1102310456
per 100,000 24.824.40.054.081.5286.9124.6133.0157.5
Robberies 4555210453
per 100,000 99.4121.9134.6134.954.4286.9124.6133.078.8
Assaults 464634364251674120
per 100,000 1142.61121.1915.5971.41141.61463.02086.61090.4525.1
Burglaries 364741425673717161
per 100,000 894.21145.51103.91133.31522.22094.12211.11888.31601.5
Thefts 147176140105119116125145121
per 100,000 3651.34289.53769.52833.23234.63327.63892.93856.43176.7
Auto thefts 17221665106115
per 100,000 422.3536.2430.8161.9135.9286.9186.9292.6131.3
Arson 030421321
per 100,000 0.073.10.0107.954.428.793.453.226.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.5) 541.9598.5505.9503.3579.4948.0915.8701.8525.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wildwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Florida average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Wildwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wildwood, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wildwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Wildwood city center killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wildwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from Wildwood center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 347.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 350.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from Wildwood center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumter County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wildwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan Sikes - College golfer, Elizabeth Cook - Country singer, Ellis Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Oct 30, 1973), Wayne Anderson - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Jul 16, 1968), Marlyn Bryant - College basketball player (South Florida Bulls), Ron Dixon - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wildwood:

  • ARBOR VILLAGE NURSING CENTER (490 S OLD WIRE RD)
  • WECARE (RR 3 BOX 490)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wildwood:

  • PINNACLE HOME CARE OF THE VILLAGES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FRUITLAND PARK, FL)
  • FREEDOM POINTE AT THE VILLAGES REHABILITATION AND (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; THE VILLAGES, FL)
  • VILLAGES REGIONAL HOSPITAL, THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; THE VILLAGES, FL)
  • LAKE GRIFFIN EAST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)
  • LADY LAKE SPECIALTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LADY LAKE, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOMECARE SPECIALISTS INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LADY LAKE, FL)
  • NIRVANA HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)

Amtrak station:

WILDWOOD (601 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildwood:

  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 15 miles; Leesburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 22 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 23 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Saint Leo University (about 39 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 14,572)
  • Valencia College (about 42 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 46 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 14,124)
  • Rollins College (about 46 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)
See full list of schools located in Wildwood, School District: SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Wildwood: Wildwood Amtrak Station (A), Sumter County Youth Center (B), Wildwood City Hall (C), City of Wildwood Public Library (D), Wildwood Police Station (E), Sumter County Fire and Rescue Station 31 Wildwood Fire District (F), Lake - Sumter Emergency Medical Services Station 421 (G), Sumter County Sheriff's Office Wildwood Station (H), Sumter County Emergency Management (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wildwood include: Wildwood United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), The Assembly (D), Wildwood Church of Christ (E), Mount Moriah AME Church (F), Sunset Park Church of God (G), Wildwood Church of God (H), Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Suites (343 East State Road 44).

Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.1. This is better than average.

City:

54.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wildwood and their reported violations in the past:

CONTINENTAL COUNTRY CLUB 2WTP (Population served: 1,888, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2006)
UNITED COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2008), St BCA signed (FEB-08-2008), St Case dropped (FEB-25-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2008), St BCA signed (FEB-08-2008), St Case dropped (FEB-25-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wildwood that have no violations reported:

  • MIONA LAKE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wildwood in 2010:

  • 166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
184 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wildwood, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Wildwood compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Wildwood (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Wildwood Branch at 406 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/03/20. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Wildwood Branch at 837 S. Main Street, branch established on 1934/04/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wildwood Branch at 300 South Main Street, branch established on 1993/02/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, Florida:

  • Days Inn Of Wildwood, I-75 & Hwy 44, Wildwood, FL 32785
  • Econo Lodge, W I-75 & Hwy 44, Wildwood, FL 32785
  • Red Carpet Inn 2, Hwy 301, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Sleep Inn And Suites, 1224 S Main St, Wildwood, FL 34785 , Phone: (352) 748-0507, Fax: (352) 748-6429
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wildwood travel time to work - commute Wildwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wildwood city (based on Sumter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.25%
Here: 29.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents50.9%10.2%9.4%7.2%7.0%
Congregations28.1%14.1%15.6%9.4%3.1%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.1%1.6%1.6%1.2%4.8%
Congregations3.1%7.8%1.6%1.6%15.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Sumter County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sumter County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Sumter County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

27.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,317$43,9610$0
Other Government Administration 18$52,808$35,2050$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$64,052$42,7010$0
Police - Other 6$18,179$36,3580$0
Streets and Highways 9$28,573$38,0970$0
Solid Waste Management 6$19,391$38,7820$0
Sewerage 19$63,659$40,2060$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,867$27,4680$0
Water Supply 8$30,530$45,7950$0
Local Libraries 1$3,772$45,2642$3,993
Other and Unallocable 3$10,335$41,3400$0
Totals for Government 96$316,483$39,5602$3,993

Wildwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,327,000 ($201.24)
    Police Protection: $985,000 ($149.38)
    Water Utilities: $864,000 ($131.03)
    Sewerage: $707,000 ($107.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $653,000 ($99.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($59.60)
    Regular Highways: $385,000 ($58.39)
    Fire Protection: $160,000 ($24.26)
    General - Other: $105,000 ($15.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($3.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,606,000 ($395.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $276,000 ($41.86)

Wildwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $860,000 ($130.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($40.19)
    All Other: $152,000 ($23.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $252,000 ($38.22)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($6.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $642,000 ($97.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $516,000 ($78.25)
    All Other: $55,000 ($8.34)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $501,000 ($75.98)
    Property: $460,000 ($69.76)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $418,000 ($63.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000 ($32.76)
    NEC: $11,000 ($1.67)

Wildwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,881,000 ($891.87)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,000 ($1.06)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,170,000 ($329.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,317,000 ($806.34)
    Other, NEC: $2,121,000 ($321.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $564,000 ($85.53)
    Other, NEC: $56,000 ($8.49)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,564,000 ($237.19)

Wildwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,886,000 ($286.02)

11.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.21%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, FL  0.93% ($37,380 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.70% ($34,139)
from Broward County, FL  0.25% ($60,178)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lake County, FL  1.11% ($39,537 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  0.73% ($31,359)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.25% ($24,230)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLG (640 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, FL; Owner: SENIOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBE (790 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG-EUSTIS, FL; Owner: WLBE 790, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINV (1560 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • W212BF (90.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: CTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWKQ (88.7 FM; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCAST SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WHGN (91.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXCV (95.3 FM; HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WXOF, INC.)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)
  • WJUF (90.1 FM; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WHIJ (88.1 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKSG (89.5 FM; CEDAR CREEK, FL; Owner: DAYSTAR PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • W244BC (96.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Wildwood:

  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wildwood, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 41
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 45
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 166
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 255
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 54
  • Fatalities: 180
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 442
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 31
See more detailed statistics of Wildwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,740
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 25,158

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wildwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wildwood, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wildwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 137 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 28377 , Serial Number: C141, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1976
    Registrant (Partnership): Air Enterprises Ltd Chippewa, Rt 2 16 Magnolia Dr, Wildwood, FL 32785
  • Aircraft: BROWN JAMES O EUROPA (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 398JB , Serial Number: A094, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James O Brown, 3359 County Road 513, Wildwood, FL 34785, Other Owners: Augustene A Brown, Robert S Brown
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 568WA , Serial Number: 28-7325162, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1972
    Registrant (Individual): John C Coniglio, Po Box 1119, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Aircraft: BLACK EVANS V.P. II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6046 , Serial Number: EKHS1973, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Toole, Rt 2 Box 130a, Wildwood, FL 32785
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 782PG , Serial Number: 3204, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Clear Blue And 22 LLC, 4411 Ne 83rd Rd, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8227H , Serial Number: TH-1631, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1991
    Registrant (Corporation): Fba Aviation LLC, 4450 Ne 83rd Rd, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98131 , Serial Number: 28-26059, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy J Porter, 4516 Cr 118, Wildwood, FL 34785

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 104
  • Hazardous Condition: 107
  • Service Call: 65
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Wildwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wildwood, FL
Most common first names in Wildwood, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6973.5 years
James6374.6 years
William6076.9 years
John5977.8 years
Mary5077.8 years
Charles3776.4 years
Richard3676.4 years
Dorothy3280.8 years
Joseph3070.7 years
Donald2976.7 years
Most common last names in Wildwood, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5277.3 years
Johnson3274.8 years
Williams3174.6 years
Miller2479.9 years
Brown1679.0 years
Wilson1477.6 years
Jones1481.8 years
Lewis1380.4 years
Martin1280.0 years
Thompson1175.4 years
Businesses in Wildwood, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets5
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Popeyes2
Circle K1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Decora Cabinetry1Steak 'n Shake1
Dennys1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx4U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Waffle House1
IHOP1

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