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Wilder is a city in Canyon County, in the Boise City-Nampa metro area.
The community was named for Marshall P. Wilder, editor of a magazine publishing a positive article about the area
The latitude of Wilder is 43.676N. The longitude is -116.91W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,428 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,465.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wilder demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Canyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boise City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83676 ZIP code.
4% of Wilder residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wilder ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wilder was $7,601, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Wilder residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wilder, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $654.
Libraries in Wilder include Wilder District ... View libraries
Canyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wilder political report.
The average commute time for Wilder workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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