Wilder, VT Profile: Facts & Data


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Wilder, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Wilder Census Designated Place had a population of 1,641 as of July 1, 2018. 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 43.6728 and longitude -72.3087 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilder: Olcott, Olcott Falls.

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Wilder, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,641
Population in Households 1,641
Population in Familes 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,017
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $70,455
Average Household Income $78,521
Per Capita Income $33,351


Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 468 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $228,829
Average Home Value $265,385


Total Households 697
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.36% -0.32%
Households -0.31% -0.26%
Families -0.52% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 2018 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 # 30 76th
Population Density # 10 93rd
Diversity Index # 21 83rd
Median Household Income # 9 93rd
Per Capita Income # 25 80th

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