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Wildwood is a city in Sumter County, in the The Villages metro area.

So named by a telegraph construction engineer who ran out of wire here

The latitude of Wildwood is 28.865N. The longitude is -82.039W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,625.


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Median household income
Local
$23,357
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wildwood demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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13% of Wildwood residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wildwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wildwood was $11,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Wildwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wildwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $629.


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Libraries in Wildwood include Wildwood Public Library ... View libraries

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Sumter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wildwood political report.

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The average commute time for Wildwood workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Wildwood include Days Inn.

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