Wright City, Missouri Population 2023

5,409

Wright City is a city located in Warren County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 5,409, it is the 137th largest city in Missouri and the 6294th largest city in the United States.Wright City is currently growing at a rate of 3.36% annually and its population has increased by 10.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,881 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Wright City has a population density of 903 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wright City is $67,270 with a poverty rate of 23.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wright City is 30.9 years, 31 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Wright City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wright City was:

  • White: 72.66%
  • Other race: 12.91%
  • Black or African American: 8.37%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Wright City, Missouri is 5,409 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,881.

Wright City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wright City Population by Race

Wright City Population Pyramid 2023

Wright City Median Age

30.9

Total

31

Male

30.5

Female

Wright City Adults

There are 2,917 adults, (532 of whom are seniors) in Wright City.

Wright City Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright City Sex Ratio

Female1,77344.19%
Male2,23955.81%

Wright City Population by Age

Wright City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.2

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wright City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wright City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wright City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20%.

Wright City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$39,538

Average Earnings

$47,895

Average Male

$29,524

Average Female

Wright City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wright City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wright City Language

95.99% of Wright City residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Wright City Language

Wright City Poverty by Race

rate

23.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

19.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright City is Multiple, with 147.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright City is Hispanic, with 10.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.4%.

Wright City Poverty

Wright City Poverty Rate by Education

Wright City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wright City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wright City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wright City 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 City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wright City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

421

Number of Veterans

370

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Wright City Veterans by War

Wright City Veterans by Age

count

Wright City Veterans by Race

Wright City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.1%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wright City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wright City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wright City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.92%

Born in Wright City

76.97%

Native Born

5.22%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

3.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.97% of Wright City residents were born in the United States, with 57.92% having been born in Missouri. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wright City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Wright City Population by Year