Wrightsboro, North Carolina Population 2020

5,233

Wrightsboro is a city located in North Carolina. Wrightsboro has a 2020 population of 5,233. Wrightsboro is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,896 in 2010. Wrightsboro reached it's highest population of 5,801 in 2011.

The average household income in Wrightsboro is $53,274 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $920 per month, and the median house value is $141,100. The median age in Wrightsboro is 41.3 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.0 males.

Wrightsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 70.46%
  • Black or African American: 27.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wrightsboro, North Carolina is 5,233, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,233.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,896.

Wrightsboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,68770.46%
Black or African American1,44627.63%
Two or More Races1001.91%

Wrightsboro Population Pyramid 2020

Wrightsboro Median Age

41.3


Total

38.3


Male

47.6


Female

Wrightsboro Adults

There are 4,263 adults, (760 of whom are seniors) in Wrightsboro.

Wrightsboro Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrightsboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,629

50.24%

Male

2,604

49.76%

Wrightsboro Households and Families

Wrightsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wrightsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family87.4%12.6%
Married87.2%12.8%
All74.4%25.6%
Male38.8%61.2%
Female37.7%62.3%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9332.774.4
Married8653.1787.2
Non Family5651.2987.4
Female3873.637.7
Male1163.1638.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wrightsboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.32%
9th to 12th Grade3258.69%
High School Graduate1,65344.20%
Some College90424.17%
Associates Degree3148.40%
Bachelors Degree47112.59%
Graduate Degree611.63%

Wrightsboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6052,333332
Black1,0211,021200
Hispanic11449

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 19.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,717$35,738$27,000
Less Than High School$$35,505$
High School Grad$35,733$35,798$35,645
Some College$26,125$36,339$23,304
Bachelors Degree$37,377$34,972$37,394
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,717

Average Earnings

$35,738

Average Male

$27,000

Average Female

Wrightsboro Language

Wrightsboro Language by Age

Wrightsboro Language

93.47% of Wrightsboro residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Wrightsboro Poverty

Wrightsboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,3592998.90%
Black1,44529420.35%
Hispanic27319772.16%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.97%

Male Poverty Rate

13.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrightsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrightsboro is Hispanic, with 72.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrightsboro is White, with 8.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.88%
Some College14.70%
Bachelors or Greater13.53%
High School4.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.49%
Male Unemployed16.39%
Female Employed12.06%
Male Employed1.81%

Wrightsboro Income

Wrightsboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,834$53,274
Families$50,833$56,780
Married Families$60,236-
Non Families$34,531$41,390

Wrightsboro Marital Status

Wrightsboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrightsboro Married by Age and Sex

Wrightsboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wrightsboro Marital Status by Race

Wrightsboro Veterans

398

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War138
Vietnam57
Korea31
Second Gulf War29
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64109
35 to 54104
75+94
65 to 7463
18 to 3428
Name Veterans % of Total
White2839.32%
Black1159.57%

$Wrightsboro Veterans by Education

5.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrightsboro Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wrightsboro 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

69.44%

Born in North Carolina

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.09% of Wrightsboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.44% having been born in North Carolina. 3.15% 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
20205,2330.00%
20195,2330.00%
20185,233-409-7.25%
20175,6421041.88%
20165,538130.24%
20155,525-255-4.41%
20145,7803426.29%
20135,438-49-0.89%
20125,487-314-5.41%
20115,80190518.48%
20104,8960.00%