Wright County IA Information


Wright County Subdivisions

Wright County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,909
Daytime Population: Workers 6,326
Daytime Population: Residents 6,940
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,266
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 12,711
Population in Familes 10,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $49,156
Average Household Income $64,438
Per Capita Income $27,602


Total Housing Units 6,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,963 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,534 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,013 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $84,228
Average Home Value $114,112


Total Households 5,497
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,515
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.48%
Households -0.32% -0.47%
Families -0.48% -0.58%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.01%


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, 2017 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 Density # 65 35th
Diversity Index # 20 81st
Median Household Income # 74 26th
Per Capita Income # 43 58th

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