Lake Wildwood, CaliforniaLake Wildwood
is a town located in Nevada County, California
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 4,868.
Geography\nLake Wildwood is located at 39°14'6" North, 121°12'11" West (39.234885, -121.203026)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 9.1 km²
). 7.9 km² (3.1 mi²) of it is land and 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 12.78% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 4,868 people, 2,157 households, and 1,688 families residing in the town. The population density
is 614.2/km² (1,590.5/mi²). There are 2,391 housing units at an average density of 301.7/km² (781.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 96.53% White, 0.23% African American
, 0.39% Native American
, 0.78% Asian
, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 2.28% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,157 households out of which 18.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% are married couples living together, 5.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% are non-families. 18.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.52.
In the town the population is spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 13.9% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 36.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 57 years. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $58,290, and the median income for a family is $61,972. Males have a median income of $53,162 versus $34,167 for females. The per capita income for the town is $32,167. 3.0% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.7% are under the age of 18 and 1.5% are 65 or older.