Wright City, Missouri Population 2022

5,311
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Wright City is a city located in Warren County Missouri. Wright City has a 2020 population of 5,311. Wright City is currently growing at a rate of 6.71% annually and its population has increased by 66.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,182 in 2010.

The average household income in Wright City is $67,270 with a poverty rate of 17.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $147,500. The median age in Wright City is 30.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.1 years for females.

Wright City Demographics

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

  • White: 74.72%
  • Other race: 13.28%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wright City, Missouri is 5,311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,311.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,182.

Wright City, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84774.72%
Some Other Race50613.28%
Black or African American2316.06%
Two or More Races2265.93%
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Wright City Population by Race

Wright City Population Pyramid $2022

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Wright City Median Age

30.7


Total

30.6


Male

31.1


Female

Wright City Adults

There are 2,628 adults, (475 of whom are seniors) in Wright City.

Wright City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright City Sex Ratio

Female

1,754

46.04%

Male

2,056

53.96%

Wright City Population by Age

Wright City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wright City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.3%84.7%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
All60.4%39.6%
Married78%22%
Male100%0%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wright City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3082.9160.4
Married6873.3578
Non Family4391.6244.2
Female1444.6715.3
Male383.32100

3.48

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Wright City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1255.31%
9th to 12th Grade2108.93%
High School Graduate94039.97%
Some College51121.73%
Associates Degree1817.70%
Bachelors Degree30913.14%
Graduate Degree763.23%
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Wright City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wright City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9271,712354
Hispanic171117
Other Race171117
Black1659931
2+ Races8989

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.79%.

Wright City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,763$40,298$29,175
Less Than 9th Grade$21,991$$
High School Graduate$31,146$31,076$32,667
Some College$36,434$42,153$21,570
Bachelors Degree$40,985$50,433$34,931
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,763

Average Earnings

$40,298

Average Male

$29,175

Average Female

Wright City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wright City Language by Age

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Wright City Language

94.17% of Wright City residents speak only English, while 5.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Wright City Language

Wright City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,79546316.57%
Multiple22613961.50%
Hispanic545529.54%
OtherNaN%

17.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.13%

Male Poverty Rate

19.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright City is White, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright City is Hispanic, with 9.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.56%.

Wright City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College18.79%
Less Than 9th Grade17.01%
Bachelors or Greater7.01%
High School5.21%

Wright City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.45%
Female Employed15.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wright City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wright City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,574$67,270
Families$63,807$66,124
Married Families$71,007-
Non Families$60,509$63,300
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Income by Household Type

Wright City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright City Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wright City Marital Status by Race

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Wright City Marital Status

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418

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam168
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War30
Korea25
World War II

Wright City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74169
35 to 54154
75+40
55 to 6439
18 to 3416

Wright City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27013.02%
Hispanic11740.77%
Other Race11739.00%
Black3118.79%

Wright City Veterans by Race

Wright City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright City Veterans by Education

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78.2%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wright City Employment by Age

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Wright City Employment by Race

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Wright City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.33%

Born in Wright City

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.61% of Wright City residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in Missouri. 1.97% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,3113346.71%
20214,9773347.19%
20204,6433347.75%
20194,3093348.40%
20183,9752546.83%
20173,7211634.58%
20163,558691.98%
20153,489481.39%
20143,441280.82%
20133,413571.70%
20123,356461.39%
20113,3101284.02%
20103,1820.00%

Wright City Population by Year