Wright County IA Information


Wright County Subdivisions

Wright County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 12,915
Population in Households 12,717
Population in Familes 10,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 5,519
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,539
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,962 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,557 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 992 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $83,402
Average Home Value $100,271


Median Household Income $48,575
Average Household Income $58,956
Per Capita Income $25,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.32%
Households -0.36% -0.28%
Families -0.54% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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, 2015 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 # 67 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 19 82nd
Median Household Income # 59 41st
Per Capita Income # 63 37th

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