Wilder, VT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wilder, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Wilder Census Designated Place had a population of 1,666 as of July 1, 2016. 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 Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilder is located at latitude 43.6711 and longitude -72.311 in Windsor County. The formal boundaries for the Wilder Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Windsor County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Wilder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378351) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wilder Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hartford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windsor 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilder: Olcott, Olcott Falls.

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Wilder, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,666
Population in Households 1,666
Population in Familes 1,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,047
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 714
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $228,144
Average Home Value $263,008


Median Household Income $63,337
Average Household Income $71,316
Per Capita Income $30,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.25%
Households -0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.11% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wilder, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilder to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 31 75th
Population Density1 # 10 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 19 85th
Median Household Income # 11 92nd
Per Capita Income # 26 79th

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