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Wright County Statistics

Facts

Land area681.8 square miles
Population Density27.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)18,473
Population change-1.8%
Under 5 years of age6.4%
Under 1825.3%
65 and over18.7%
Females50.9%
White96.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.7
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American0.6%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school77%
Had a bachelor degree or higher11.1%
Veterans1,597

Households and Housing

Households7,295
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more83.6%
Median household income$28,645
The Per capita income$14,752
Live below the poverty line27.5%
Housing units8,593
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$86,700
Residents owning their homes72.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,916
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$237,875
Retail sales per capita$13,121
Manufacturers shipments$146,589
Merchant wholesaler sales$31,676
Source US Census Data