Wright County, Iowa Population 2018

Wright County, Iowa's estimated population is 12,784 with a growth rate of -0.83% 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
201712,784-107-0.83%
201612,891750.59%
201612,816-24-0.19%
201512,840-62-0.48%
201412,902-78-0.60%
201312,980-41-0.31%
201213,021-9-0.07%
201113,030-149-1.13%
201013,179-1,090-7.64%
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
White12,022
Some Other Race530
Two or More Races177
Asian73
Black or African American63
American Indian and Alaska Native26

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wright County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wright County, Iowa Median Age

44.4


Total

43


Male

45.5


Female

Wright County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,887 adults, (2,720 of which are seniors) in Wright County, Iowa.

Wright County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

6,463

50.14%

Male

6,428

49.86%

Wright County, Iowa Households and Families

Wright County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All73.5%26.5%
Male60.5%39.5%
Non Family60%40%
Female55.3%44.7%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wright County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5282.2973.5
Married2,7172.8988.3
Non Family2,1011.2460
Female5103.0555.3
Male2003.1560.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright County, Iowa Households

Wright County, Iowa Education

Wright County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3594.00%
9th to 12th Grade5416.03%
High School Graduate3,19835.66%
Some College2,18024.31%
Associates Degree1,16613.00%
Bachelors Degree1,09112.17%
Graduate Degree4334.83%

Wright County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2547,7261,490
Hispanic6132564
Other Race2501164
Multiple Races54283
Asian454527
Black2020
Native American22

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 60.00%.

Wright County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,480$39,748$27,271
Less Than High School$27,266$27,857$26,172
High School Grad$27,408$32,900$17,318
Some College$32,219$40,433$26,667
Bachelors Degree$49,356$60,104$40,179
Graduate Degree$54,500$57,500$51,742

$33,480

Average Earnings

$39,748

Average Male

$27,271

Average Female

Wright County, Iowa Language

Wright County, Iowa Language by Age

Wright County, Iowa Language

91.69% of Wright County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 8.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.69% of the population.

Wright County, Iowa Poverty

Wright County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0591,0529.51%
Hispanic1,35453939.81%
Other53026349.62%
Multiple1444833.33%
Native262492.31%
Black5547.27%

12.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is Native, with 92.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is Black, with 7.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.72%.

Wright County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.14%
High School11.94%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Wright County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.84%
Male Unemployed37.74%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed3.89%

Wright County, Iowa Income

Wright County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,071$62,505
Families$59,198$73,165
Married Families$68,832$
Non Families$26,615$43,288

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Wright County, Iowa Veterans

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by War

894

Number of Veterans

871

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam304
World War II113
First Gulf War109
Korea77
Second Gulf War72

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+323
65 to 74198
35 to 54195
55 to 64153
18 to 3425

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8839.40%
Black925.71%
Hispanic60.82%
Indian2100.00%

Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Iowa Employment Status

Wright County, Iowa Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Iowa Employment by Race

Wright County, Iowa Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990