Wildwood, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,235.
Males: 699  (56.6%)
Females: 536  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77663.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,175
Wildwood:

$54,175
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,187

Wildwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,100
Wildwood:

$160,100
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $191,825; detached houses: $193,284
March 2019 cost of living index in Wildwood: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
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  • Races in Wildwood, TX (2010)
    • 1,18295.7%White alone
    • 312.5%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (50.5%), English (15.9%), Scottish (10.8%), French (6.8%), European (5.6%), American (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,436 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,564 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (36.4 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (59.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (77.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Warren, TX (2.2 miles ),
Ivanhoe North, TX (3.3 miles ),
Kountze, TX (3.6 miles ),
Saratoga-Batson, TX (3.9 miles ),
Woodville, TX (4.2 miles ),
Spurger, TX (4.2 miles ),
Big Thicket Lake Estates, TX (4.4 miles ),
Silsbee, TX (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 30.53 N, Longitude: 94.45 W

Area code: 409

Distribution of median household income in Wildwood, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wildwood, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%

Tornado activity:

Wildwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Wildwood place center injured one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the place center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wildwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.7 miles away from Wildwood center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 409.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.8 miles away from Wildwood center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 346.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bexar County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildwood:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 40 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 41 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Angelina College (about 56 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Lee College (about 64 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • Lone Star College System (about 67 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 68 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 69 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)

Library in Wildwood:

  • WILDWOOD CIVIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,302; Location: 94 CYPRESS BEND DR; 10,000 books; 200 audio materials; 30 video materials)

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Notable location: Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Big Sandy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bexar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Wildwood:

Marital status in Wildwood, TX
  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 85.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Wildwood:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wildwood, TX (based on Bexar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic528,827104
Evangelical Protestant288,534765
Mainline Protestant78,855149
Other61,554122
Black Protestant8,96142
Orthodox1,0047
None747,038-
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: 162
This county:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 19
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 181
Bexar County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,073
This county:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bexar County:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bexar County:

26.3%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bexar County:

16.8%
Texas:

15.7%

5.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,859 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.17%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($62,217 average AGI)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.23% ($48,725)
from Travis County, TX  0.22% ($46,878)


5.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,882 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.14%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.31% ($56,472 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.26% ($54,658)
to Travis County, TX  0.25% ($54,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWUD (1490 AM; 1 kW; WOODVILLE, TX; Owner: CARROLL TEXAS BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wildwood:

  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Wildwood:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.0mTotal length
  • 27,880Total average daily traffic
  • 3,064Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,040Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wildwood, TX
  • 96.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas


Wildwood compared to Texas state average:

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

Wildwood on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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