Wrightsville, Georgia Population 2020

3,674

Wrightsville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,674, it is the 173rd largest city in Georgia and the 5643rd largest city in the United States. Wrightsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 67.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,195 in 2010. Wrightsville reached it's highest population of 3,756 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Wrightsville has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wrightsville is $43,302 with a poverty rate of 26.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $66,300. The median age in Wrightsville is 39.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.5 males.

Wrightsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.28%
  • White: 44.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wrightsville, Georgia is 3,674, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,632.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,195.

Wrightsville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,99054.28%
White1,61544.05%
Two or More Races441.20%
Asian170.46%

Wrightsville Population Pyramid 2020

Wrightsville Median Age

39.4


Total

36.3


Male

47.3


Female

Wrightsville Adults

There are 3,087 adults, (756 of whom are seniors) in Wrightsville.

Wrightsville Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrightsville Sex Ratio

Female

1,709

46.62%

Male

1,957

53.38%

Wrightsville Households and Families

Wrightsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wrightsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All51.9%48.1%
Female37.4%62.6%
Male34.9%65.1%
Non Family33.3%66.7%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1982.951.9
Non Family4591.1333.3
Married3793.4488.7
Female2974.7937.4
Male633.6234.9

3.99

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wrightsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade933.68%
9th to 12th Grade67126.52%
High School Graduate98739.01%
Some College48419.13%
Associates Degree1124.43%
Bachelors Degree1234.86%
Graduate Degree602.37%

Wrightsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3041,121109
Black1,20162857
Asian171717
Hispanic8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,995$30,543$21,071
Less Than High School$$$17,679
High School Grad$28,667$30,299$26,782
Some College$30,060$31,750$10,625
Bachelors Degree$30,114$$
Graduate Degree$$$140,461

$26,995

Average Earnings

$30,543

Average Male

$21,071

Average Female

Wrightsville Language

Wrightsville Language by Age

Wrightsville Language

99.24% of Wrightsville residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Wrightsville Poverty

Wrightsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,89850226.45%
White1,50636924.50%
Multiple4444100.00%

26.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.31%

Male Poverty Rate

32.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrightsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrightsville is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrightsville is White, with 24.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.69%.

Name Poverty
Some College24.07%
High School19.96%
Less Than High School12.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.85%
Female Employed12.05%
Male Unemployed6.32%
Male Employed5.09%

Wrightsville Income

Wrightsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,286$43,302
Families$47,663$54,431
Married Families$60,865-
Non Families$15,799$25,384

Wrightsville Marital Status

Wrightsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrightsville Married by Age and Sex

Wrightsville 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 55-64.

Wrightsville Marital Status by Race

Wrightsville Veterans

308

Number of Veterans

289

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War122
Vietnam107
Second Gulf War94
Korea46
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54122
55 to 64100
75+55
65 to 7431
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1669.83%
White14210.27%

$Wrightsville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrightsville Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wrightsville 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

87.83%

Born in Georgia

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.94% of Wrightsville residents were born in the United States, with 87.83% having been born in Georgia. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,674210.57%
20193,653210.58%
20183,632-45-1.22%
20173,677210.57%
20163,656-11-0.30%
20153,667-36-0.97%
20143,703-33-0.88%
20133,736-13-0.35%
20123,749-5-0.13%
20113,754-2-0.05%
20103,7560.00%