Wrightwood, California Population 2024

4,560

Wrightwood is a city located in Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County California. Wrightwood has a 2024 population of 4,560. Wrightwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,362 in 2020.

The average household income in Wrightwood is $107,476 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median age in Wrightwood is 47.6 years: 47.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Wrightwood Demographics

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

  • White: 84.69%
  • Two or more races: 7.44%
  • Asian: 4.51%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
766.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.54% (198)
The current population of Wrightwood, California is 4,560 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,362.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,77884.69%
Two or more races3327.44%
Asian2014.51%
Other race871.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander631.41%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Wrightwood Population by Race

Wrightwood Population Pyramid 2024

Wrightwood Median Age

47.6

Total

47.9

Male

47.6

Female

Wrightwood Adults

There are 3,580 adults, (1,310 of whom are seniors) in Wrightwood.

Wrightwood Age Dependency

96.5

Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrightwood Sex Ratio

Female2,06746.33%
Male2,39453.67%

Wrightwood Population by Age

Wrightwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0782.1579.420.6
Married1,1682.7481.218.8
Non Family7991.187723
Male633.491000
Female482.0447.952.1

2.71

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wrightwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade942.7%
Associates Degree36110.36%
Bachelors Degree84824.35%
Graduate Degree60117.26%
High School Graduate69920.07%
Less Than 9th Grade1032.96%
Some College77722.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6662,5501,166
Hispanic438357128
2+ Races294294152
Asian19719727
Other Race71160
Islander636349

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 77.78%.

Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$119,511$175,135$0
Graduate Degree$64,920$110,256$57,841
High School Graduate$41,997$130,649$41,354
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$58,404$103,462$41,337
Some College$40,893$0$22,829

$58,404

Average Earnings

$103,462

Average Male

$41,337

Average Female

Wrightwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrightwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wrightwood Language

93.96% of Wrightwood residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.52% of the population.

Wrightwood Language

Wrightwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,45947113.62%
Hispanic56115427.45%
Multiple332216.33%

14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrightwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrightwood is Hispanic, with 27.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrightwood is Multiple, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.83%.

Wrightwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.56%
High School18.6%
Some College18.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%

Wrightwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed87.5%
Male Employed2.28%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Wrightwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrightwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,642$120,289
Households$70,882$107,476
Married Families$71,275$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,385$83,688

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wrightwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrightwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wrightwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Wrightwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wrightwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

282

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam198
Second Gulf War29
Korea20
First Gulf War14
World War II0

Wrightwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74134
75+84
18 to 3429
55 to 6421
35 to 5414

Wrightwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2478.37%
2+ Races217.14%
Islander1422.22%

Wrightwood Veterans by Race

Wrightwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrightwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wrightwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wrightwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wrightwood 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

60.08%

Born in Wrightwood

91.21%

Native Born

8.79%

Foreign Born

5.13%

Non Citizen

3.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.21% of Wrightwood residents were born in the United States, with 60.08% having been born in California. 5.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wrightwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,560501.11%
20234,510491.1%
20224,461-107-2.34%
20214,5682064.72%
20204,3623789.49%
20193,984-299-6.98%
20184,283-3-0.07%
20174,286-224-4.97%
20164,510681.53%
20154,442-10-0.22%
20144,4521703.97%
20134,282-341-7.38%
20124,623671.47%
20114,556310.69%
20104,52500%

Wrightwood Population by Year