Wildwood has the 3160th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 17.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Wildwood is part of the The Villages metro area. Unemployment in the The Villages area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. The Villages has the 378th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Wildwood is below average at $37,480, and the median cost of a home in Wildwood is $209,400, which is above the national average. 25% of workers in Wildwood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wildwood. 75% of Wildwood workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 16% walk. People in Wildwood spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.