Wright City, Missouri Population 2020

4,257

Wright City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,257, it is the 154th largest city in Missouri and the 5225th largest city in the United States. Wright City is currently growing at a rate of 3.91% annually and its population has increased by 36.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,119 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Wright City has a population density of 711 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wright City is $61,497 with a poverty rate of 24.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $141,700. The median age in Wright City is 30.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 28.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Wright City Demographics

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

  • White: 76.06%
  • Other race: 11.72%
  • Black or African American: 6.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wright City, Missouri is 4,257, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,119.

Wright City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,73376.06%
Some Other Race42111.72%
Black or African American2446.79%
Two or More Races1955.43%

Wright City Population Pyramid 2020

Wright City Median Age

30.9


Total

31.9


Male

28.2


Female

Wright City Adults

There are 2,398 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Wright City.

Wright City Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright City Sex Ratio

Female

1,854

51.60%

Male

1,739

48.40%

Wright City Households and Families

Wright City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.3%22.7%
All59%41%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female18.1%81.9%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2002.9959
Married6393.4177.3
Non Family3631.7139.4
Female1554.5318.1
Male432.09100

3.47

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1396.39%
9th to 12th Grade25011.49%
High School Graduate77935.80%
Some College42419.49%
Associates Degree23510.80%
Bachelors Degree27012.41%
Graduate Degree793.63%

Wright City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7821,548349
Black16666
Hispanic12772
Other Race12772
Multiple Races101101

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,529$42,813$23,438
Less Than High School$22,583$23,667$
High School Grad$44,104$45,197$36,477
Some College$26,000$40,441$
Bachelors Degree$39,924$43,929$39,219
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,529

Average Earnings

$42,813

Average Male

$23,438

Average Female

Wright City Language

Wright City Language by Age

Wright City Language

96.02% of Wright City residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.

Wright City Poverty

Wright City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,68155720.78%
Black24414860.66%
Multiple19512765.13%
Hispanic4735210.99%

24.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.39%

Male Poverty Rate

27.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright City is Multiple, with 65.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright City is Hispanic, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

Name Poverty
Some College33.69%
Less Than High School25.19%
High School9.76%
Bachelors or Greater9.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.14%
Female Employed23.86%
Male Employed1.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wright City Income

Wright City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,060$61,497
Families$62,795$65,680
Married Families$70,625-
Non Families$33,698$46,962

Wright City Marital Status

Wright City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright City Married by Age and Sex

Wright City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wright City Marital Status by Race

Wright City Veterans

238

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
First Gulf War80
Korea35
Second Gulf War16
World War II

$Wright City Veterans by Education

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright City Employment Status

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wright City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.09%

Born in Missouri

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.24% of Wright City residents were born in the United States, with 77.09% having been born in Missouri. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,2571603.91%
20194,0971604.06%
20183,9372587.01%
20173,6791604.55%
20163,519712.06%
20153,448511.50%
20143,397300.89%
20133,367571.72%
20123,310481.47%
20113,2621304.15%
20103,1320.00%