Wright County IA Information


Wright County Subdivisions

Wright County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,999
Population in Households 12,807
Population in Familes 10,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 5,551
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,555
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,001 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,550 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 969 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $82,672
Average Home Value $99,719


Median Household Income $50,248
Average Household Income $60,456
Per Capita Income $25,922
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.41% -0.28%
Households -0.31% -0.23%
Families -0.56% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wright County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 41st
Population Density1 # 66 34th
Diversity Index2 # 19 82nd
Median Household Income # 50 51st
Per Capita Income # 37 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.