Wildwood Lake, Tennessee

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Wildwood Lake, Tennessee
Census-designated place
Wildwood Lake is located in Tennessee
Wildwood Lake
Wildwood Lake
Location within the state of Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°6′15″N 84°51′31″W / 35.10417°N 84.85861°W / 35.10417; -84.85861Coordinates: 35°6′15″N 84°51′31″W / 35.10417°N 84.85861°W / 35.10417; -84.85861
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Bradley
 • Total 12.1 sq mi (31.3 km2)
 • Land 12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,124
 • Density 260/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 47-80760[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867540[2]

Wildwood Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,124 at the 2010 census.[3] It is included in the Cleveland, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Wildwood Lake is located at 35°6′15″N 84°51′31″W / 35.10417°N 84.85861°W / 35.10417; -84.85861 (35.104121, -84.858645).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31 km2), of which 12.0 square miles (31 km2) is land and 0.046 square miles (0.12 km2), or 0.38%, is water.

Wildwood Lake is situated approximately four miles southeast of downtown Cleveland. It is bordered by State Route 60 (Dalton Pike) on the west and State Route 74 (Spring Place Road) on the east. APD-40 and State Route 313 (Ladd Springs Road) are also major connectors to the community.[5]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,050 people, 1,195 households, and 910 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 254.3 people per square mile (98.2/km²). There were 1,261 housing units at an average density of 105.1/sq mi (40.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.67% White, 0.82% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 1,195 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,708, and the median income for a family was $41,357. Males had a median income of $29,344 versus $21,484 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,191. About 8.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Official Transportation Map (back) (PDF) (Map). TDOT. 2016. Retrieved August 24, 2016.