Wilder, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 1,462. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,451 (-0.8% change)
Males: 730 (49.9%), Females: 732 (50.1%)

Canyon County

Zip code: 83676

Median resident age: 23.8 years
Median household income: $21,731 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,900 (year 2000)

Races in Wilder:

  • Hispanic (76.4%)
  • Other race (62.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (5.7%), English (4.4%), German (3.6%), Irish (3.4%), Swedish (1.1%), Welsh (1.1%).

Elevation: 2424 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wilder

  • High school or higher: 35.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilder city

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

39.3% Foreign born (39.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+17.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wilder:

  • WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; CALDWELL, ID)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; NAMPA, ID)
  • HOLY ROSARY MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; ONTARIO, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilder:

  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 49 miles; BOISE, ID; ID: BOI)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 183 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 185 miles; LEWISTON, ID; ID: LWS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilder:

  • HOMEDALE MUNI (about 6 miles; HOMEDALE, ID; ID: S66)
  • PARMA (about 7 miles; PARMA, ID; ID: 50S)
  • CALDWELL INDUSTRIAL (about 20 miles; CALDWELL, ID; ID: EUL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilder:

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BOISE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,033)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 186 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 187 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 192 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 218 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 224 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilder:

  • HOLMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 210 A AVENUE EAST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WILDER MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 210 A AVENUE EAST; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Wilder:

  • WILDER DISTRICT (Operating income: $70,769; Location: 207 A AVENUE E; 14,018 books; 623 audio materials; 781 video materials)