Wildwood, Florida

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Population in 2017: 6,831 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +74.1%
Males: 2,961  (43.4%)
Females: 3,870  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

63.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34785.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,367 (it was $23,357 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$39,367
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,694 (it was $11,758 in 2000)

Wildwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,239 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Wildwood:

$106,239
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $315,929; detached houses: $379,699; townhouses or other attached units: $232,403; mobile homes: $72,283

Median gross rent in 2017: $858.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wildwood: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.1% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 2.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wildwood, FL (2010)
    • 4,75470.9%White alone
    • 1,37820.5%Black alone
    • 3735.6%Hispanic
    • 831.2%Two or more races
    • 751.1%Asian alone
    • 270.4%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Wildwood, Florida as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wildwood is 132 to 1.


Crime rates in Wildwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
1
(12.8)
1
(14.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(81.5)
10
(286.9)
4
(124.6)
5
(133.0)
6
(157.5)
2
(15.6)
5
(73.5)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.7)
5
(75.8)
2
(27.3)
3
(44.2)
2
(25.6)
5
(70.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(54.4)
10
(286.9)
4
(124.6)
5
(133.0)
3
(78.8)
3
(23.4)
2
(29.4)
4
(56.0)
9
(132.5)
6
(91.0)
3
(40.9)
4
(58.9)
6
(76.8)
3
(42.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(1,142)
51
(1,463)
67
(2,087)
41
(1,090)
20
(525.1)
38
(296.9)
33
(485.3)
21
(294.2)
25
(368.0)
37
(561.3)
53
(722.5)
42
(618.7)
35
(448.1)
24
(337.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(1,522)
73
(2,094)
71
(2,211)
71
(1,888)
61
(1,601)
46
(359.5)
56
(823.5)
47
(658.4)
55
(809.7)
67
(1,016)
61
(831.5)
52
(766.1)
68
(870.7)
78
(1,096)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
119
(3,235)
116
(3,328)
125
(3,893)
145
(3,856)
121
(3,177)
86
(672.0)
74
(1,088)
69
(966.5)
118
(1,737)
97
(1,471)
136
(1,854)
136
(2,004)
107
(1,370)
130
(1,826)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(135.9)
10
(286.9)
6
(186.9)
11
(292.6)
5
(131.3)
6
(46.9)
3
(44.1)
8
(112.1)
8
(117.8)
7
(106.2)
8
(109.1)
12
(176.8)
11
(140.8)
14
(196.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(54.4)
1
(28.7)
3
(93.4)
2
(53.2)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)556.7910.8879.8674.2504.3134.7269.4180.6290.2338.7319.7354.2285.8329.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wildwood, FL

Crime rate in Wildwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.20
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (14.9%), Italian (11.6%), German (10.8%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.6%), Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 64 feet

Land area: 5.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,322 people per square mile   (low).

Wildwood, Florida map

240 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,127 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,364 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 28.86 N, Longitude: 82.04 W

Area code: 352

Distribution of median household income in Wildwood, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wildwood, FL in 2017
Wildwood satellite photo by USGS

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 Wildwood, FL residents
Average permit cost in Wildwood, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Wildwood, FL
Historical housing units in Wildwood, FL
Most common industries in Wildwood, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Wildwood, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)

Average climate in Wildwood, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wildwood, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3

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 the city 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 Wildwood 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 Wildwood 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, 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

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)

Public high school in Wildwood:

  • WILDWOOD MIDDLE/ HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 700 HUEY ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Wildwood:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood:

Marital status in Wildwood, FL
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wildwood
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wildwood, FL (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,21866
Mainline Protestant5,76918
Catholic3,8153
Black Protestant96110
Other2372
None71,420-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Sumter County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

9.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

27.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sumter County:

16.2%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Wildwood:

29.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wildwood:

18.0%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wildwood:

13.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wildwood:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Wildwood:

37.6%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Wildwood:

53.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wildwood, FL Residents
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
Sewerage 19$63,659$40,2060$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$64,052$42,7010$0
Other Government Administration 18$52,808$35,2050$0
Streets and Highways 9$28,573$38,0970$0
Water Supply 8$30,530$45,7950$0
Solid Waste Management 6$19,391$38,7820$0
Police - Other 6$18,179$36,3580$0
Financial Administration 5$18,317$43,9610$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,335$41,3400$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,867$27,4680$0
Local Libraries 1$3,772$45,2642$3,993
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 96$316,483$39,5602$3,993

Wildwood government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,784,000 ($261.16)
    Sewerage: $1,716,000 ($251.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,111,000 ($162.64)
    Regular Highways: $808,000 ($118.28)
    Financial Administration: $640,000 ($93.69)
    Central Staff Services: $626,000 ($91.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000 ($64.56)
    General - Other: $437,000 ($63.97)
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000 ($56.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($13.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,344,000 ($489.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($26.94)

Wildwood government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,090,000 ($452.35)
    Other: $251,000 ($36.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($4.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $60,000 ($8.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $388,000 ($56.80)
    Donations From Private Sources: $181,000 ($26.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $74,000 ($10.83)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,633,000 ($239.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $428,000 ($62.66)
    Other: $131,000 ($19.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,109,000 ($162.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $797,000 ($116.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $608,000 ($89.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $467,000 ($68.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $222,000 ($32.50)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $40,000 ($5.86)

Wildwood government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,953,000 ($1603.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,051,000 ($1471.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $902,000 ($132.05)

Wildwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,363,000 ($492.31)

11.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.40%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lake County, FL  1.01% ($43,342 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.70% ($58,563)
from Orange County, FL  0.23% ($66,333)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lake County, FL  0.96% ($38,498 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  0.77% ($39,970)
to Citrus County, FL  0.18% ($51,802)
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

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.)
Wildwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wildwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 80.0mTotal length
  • $205,000Total costs
  • 651,919Total average daily traffic
  • 122,469Total average daily truck traffic
  • 643,007Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wildwood, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 181960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wildwood, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wildwood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BROWN JAMES O RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR IO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 112B , Serial Number: 71238, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Robert S Brown, 3359 County Road 513, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Aircraft: BEECH D35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2102D , Serial Number: D-3447, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Carroll Wayne Musick, 114 Sugar Maple Ave, Wildwood, FL 34785
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5521J , Serial Number: 32-958, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey F Vanrider, 6649 County Road 150, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Fba Aviation LLC, 4450 Ne 83rd Rd, Wildwood, FL 34785

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 104. The highest number of fire incidents - 171 took place in 2011, and the least - 58 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Wildwood, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wildwood, FL
    • 80948.5%Outside Fires
    • 43025.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 38222.9%Structure Fires
    • 472.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wildwood, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, Florida:

  • Days Inn Of Wildwood, I-75 & Hwy 44, Wildwood, Florida 32785 , Phone: (352) 748-7766
  • Red Carpet Inn 2, Hwy 301, Wildwood, Florida 34785
  • Sleep Inn And Suites, 1224 S Main St, Wildwood, Florida 34785 , Phone: (352) 748-0507, Fax: (352) 748-6429
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wildwood, Florida
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wildwood, FL
  • 95.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wildwood, FL
  • 93.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Wildwood compared to Florida state average:

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

Wildwood on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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