History of Wilder, Idaho
Located in Canyon County, Wilder is in Idaho, but borders the state of Oregon. The city of Wilder was established in 1919 and was named after a magazine editor, Marshall P. Wilder.
Present Day Wilder, Idaho
Amassing less than a mile, the city of Wilder is only .74 square miles. Major hospitals and shopping areas in Nampa and Caldwell are highly depended on by Wilder residents. Those living in Wilder appreciate the near by outdoor amenities which lend to golfing, hunting, fishing, camping, water skiing and hiking.
Agriculture sustains the community of Wilder where alfalfa, beans, seed corn, onions, sugar beets, mint, and hops are the primary crops gown. Wilder is also home to a major meat processing plat, CTI Foods which produces raw and fully-cooked protein products.
Wilder is the hometown of the celebrated Idaho Governor Phil Batt. In 2015, Wilder became the state of Idaho's first city with an all Hispanic city council. The group included one of Idaho's youngest elected politicians, 19-year-old Ismael Fernandez.
Hops Production In Wilder
In November of 2016, a new Hops Mill and Pilot Brewery broke ground in Wilder with hopes to serve the flourishing craft breweries throughout the region. With the region's first hops pelletizing mill, a brewery, and two cold storage buildings, the concept of Mill 95 was to create a facility for farmers and brewers to work together.
Wilder, Idaho per the 2010 Census
"As of the census of 2010, there were 1,533 people, 453 households, and 353 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,100.0 inhabitants per square mile (810.8/km2). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 686.3 per square mile (265.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 44.6% White, 0.2% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 51.1% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 75.9% of the population."
"There were 453 households of which 52.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.38 and the average family size was 3.89."
"The median age in the city was 27 years. 37.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 18.2% were from 45 to 64; and 9.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female."
Sources Include: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilder,_Idaho and http://news.growideashere.com/post/new-hops-mill-and-pilot-brewery-breaks-ground-in-southwest-idaho