Lake Wildwood, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Wildwood, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Wildwood Census Designated Place had a population of 4,996 as of July 1, 2019. Lake Wildwood ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Wildwood is located at latitude 39.2329 and longitude -121.2005 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Wildwood Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Nevada County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,529 feet.

The Lake Wildwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408555) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lake Wildwood Census Designated Place is located within Grass Valley CCD of Nevada County.

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Lake Wildwood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 4,996
Population in Households 4,993
Population in Familes 4,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,634
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $68,798
Average Household Income $96,949
Per Capita Income $43,197


Total Housing Units 2,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,994 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 423 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $399,156
Average Home Value $513,553


Total Households 2,226
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,645
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.01% 0.02%
Households 0.0% 0.03%
Families 0.0% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Lake Wildwood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Wildwood to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 646 58th
Population Density # 657 57th
Diversity Index # 1474 3rd
Median Household Income # 639 58th
Per Capita Income # 374 75th

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