Wright County, Iowa Population 2019

Wright County, Iowa's estimated population is 12,749 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Iowa is the 59th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,690-59-0.46%
201712,749-86-0.67%
201612,835-8-0.06%
201512,843-62-0.48%
201412,905-77-0.59%
201312,982-37-0.28%
201213,019-14-0.11%
201113,033-152-1.15%
201013,185-1,084-7.60%
199014,269-2,050-12.56%
198016,319-975-5.64%
197017,294-2,153-11.07%
196019,447-205-1.04%
195019,652-386-1.93%
194020,038-178-0.88%
193020,216-132-0.65%
192020,3482,39713.35%
191017,951-276-1.51%
190018,2276,17051.17%
189012,0576,995138.19%
18805,0622,670111.62%
18702,3921,739266.31%
18606530.00%

Wright County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,032
Some Other Race491
Two or More Races195
Black or African American61
Asian56
American Indian and Alaska Native29

Wright County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Wright County, Iowa Median Age

44.3


Total

43.2


Male

45.6


Female

Wright County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,874 adults, (2,750 of whom are seniors) in Wright County, Iowa.

Wright County, Iowa Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

6,433

50.01%

Male

6,431

49.99%

Wright County, Iowa Households and Families

Wright County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All72.7%27.3%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family58%42%
Female49.8%50.2%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5792.2672.7
Married2,7352.8488.8
Non Family2,1251.2358
Female5083.1749.8
Male2112.9665.9

2.83

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3584.00%
9th to 12th Grade4975.55%
High School Graduate3,15235.20%
Some College2,30725.77%
Associates Degree1,06911.94%
Bachelors Degree1,18213.20%
Graduate Degree3894.34%

Wright County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1947,6851,544
Hispanic6362905
Other Race227110
Multiple Races68578
Asian454514
Black2727
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,580$40,811$28,719
Less Than High School$32,750$32,917$32,000
High School Grad$29,167$35,682$19,375
Some College$32,255$40,980$27,746
Bachelors Degree$50,357$58,092$46,484
Graduate Degree$53,636$59,135$51,151

$35,580

Average Earnings

$40,811

Average Male

$28,719

Average Female

Wright County, Iowa Language

Wright County, Iowa Language by Age

Wright County, Iowa Language

92.11% of Wright County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.22% of the population.

Wright County, Iowa Poverty

Wright County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9441,0609.69%
Hispanic1,41751336.20%
Other49121643.99%
Multiple1583119.62%
Native292689.66%

12.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is Native, with 89.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is White, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.92%
High School10.48%
Some College7.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.11%
Male Unemployed44.98%
Female Employed7.23%
Male Employed3.22%

Wright County, Iowa Income

Wright County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,935$64,327
Families$60,271$74,239
Married Families$67,711-
Non Families$29,172$46,235

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Wright County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Wright County, Iowa Veterans

891

Number of Veterans

863

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam299
First Gulf War119
World War II108
Second Gulf War103
Korea63

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8459.00%
Hispanic374.84%
Other3010.56%
2 or More76.36%
Black619.35%
Indian3100.00%

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Education

2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Iowa Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Wright County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eagle Grove35833427-156-4.35%
Clarion28502765-85-2.98%
Belmond23762324-52-2.19%
Goldfield635607-28-4.41%
Dows 538511-27-5.02%
Woolstock168163-5-2.98%
Rowan158157-1-0.63%
Galt3231-1-3.13%
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