Wright County, Missouri Population 2018

Wright County, Missouri's estimated population is 18,331 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Missouri is the 59th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,331-47-0.26%
201618,3781030.56%
201618,275470.26%
201518,228-49-0.27%
201418,277-131-0.71%
201318,408-221-1.19%
201218,629-14-0.08%
201118,643-208-1.10%
201018,8512,09312.49%
199016,7585703.52%
198016,1882,52118.45%
197013,667-516-3.64%
196014,183-1,651-10.43%
195015,834-2,133-11.87%
194017,9671,2267.32%
193016,741-992-5.59%
192017,733-582-3.18%
191018,3157964.54%
190017,5193,03520.95%
189014,4844,77249.14%
18809,7124,02870.87%
18705,6841,17626.09%
18604,5081,12133.10%
18503,3870.00%

Wright County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,779
Two or More Races308
Black or African American115
Some Other Race83
Asian63
American Indian and Alaska Native30

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

Wright County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

41.9


Total

40.6


Male

43.8


Female

Wright County, Missouri Adults

There are 13,784 adults, (3,437 of which are seniors) in Wright County, Missouri.

Wright County, Missouri Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,375

51.01%

Male

9,003

48.99%

Wright County, Missouri Households and Families

Wright County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male56.2%43.8%
Female38.2%61.8%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wright County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3952.4667.9
Married3,6463.0683.5
Non Family2,5221.1757.7
Female9443.4338.2
Male2832.9156.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright County, Missouri Households

Wright County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0278.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,53812.39%
High School Graduate5,34643.06%
Some College2,42819.56%
Associates Degree6875.53%
Bachelors Degree8116.53%
Graduate Degree5794.66%

Wright County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,8909,3751,317
Hispanic17316320
Multiple Races16012115
Black99963
Asian636335
Other Race323220
Native American2929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 62.50%.

Wright County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,945$28,529$20,238
Less Than High School$16,652$23,486$13,598
High School Grad$24,092$29,430$19,000
Some College$22,154$26,500$20,479
Bachelors Degree$26,086$51,250$17,750
Graduate Degree$46,500$83,426$35,119

$23,945

Average Earnings

$28,529

Average Male

$20,238

Average Female

Wright County, Missouri Language

Wright County, Missouri Language by Age

Wright County, Missouri Language

97.35% of Wright County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Wright County, Missouri Poverty

Wright County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2514,25224.65%
Hispanic30217256.95%
Multiple30811336.69%
Other812834.57%
Native291965.52%
Black9966.06%

25.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.98%

Male Poverty Rate

26.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Missouri is Native, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Missouri is Black, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.49%.

Wright County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.10%
High School19.33%
Some College18.80%
Bachelors or Greater8.57%

Wright County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.71%
Male Unemployed48.92%
Female Employed14.77%
Male Employed12.97%

Wright County, Missouri Income

Wright County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,581$45,030
Families$39,768$52,399
Married Families$47,110$
Non Families$17,311$28,596

Wright County, Missouri Marital Status

Wright County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Wright County, Missouri 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 45To54.

Wright County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Wright County, Missouri Veterans

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,352

Number of Veterans

1,299

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam642
Korea161
First Gulf War115
World War II95
Second Gulf War42

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74419
55 to 64379
75+375
35 to 54157
18 to 3422

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2809.60%
2 or More3616.36%
Black2321.50%
Indian1343.33%

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Education

17.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Missouri Employment Status

Wright County, Missouri Employment by Age

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Missouri Employment by Race

Wright County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wright County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mountain Grove 47894692-97-2.03%
Mansfield12961261-35-2.70%
Norwood665642-23-3.46%
Hartville613595-18-2.94%
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