Wrightwood, California Population 2022

4,760
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Wrightwood is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2020 population of 4,760, it is the 650th largest city in California and the 6817th largest city in the United States. Wrightwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,720 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Wrightwood has a population density of 803 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wrightwood is $95,306 with a poverty rate of 13.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,132 per month, and the median house value is $347,400. The median age in Wrightwood is 38.6 years, 40.6 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Wrightwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wrightwoodwas:

  • White: 90.58%
  • Asian: 4.26%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Wrightwood, California is 4,760 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,720.

Wrightwood, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,95190.58%
Black or African American250.57%
Asian1864.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.16%
Some Other Race1012.32%
Two or More Races922.11%
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Wrightwood Population by Race

Wrightwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Wrightwood Median Age

48.5


Total

49.1


Male

47.8


Female

Wrightwood Adults

There are 3,470 adults, (1,306 of whom are seniors) in Wrightwood.

Wrightwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrightwood Sex Ratio

Female

2,063

47.29%

Male

2,299

52.71%

Wrightwood Population by Age

Wrightwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wrightwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.9%19.1%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Female53.4%46.6%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wrightwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8622.3478.8
Married1,2592.8280.9
Male162.25100
Female582.0253.4
Non Family5291.2576.2

2.76

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Wrightwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1624.84%
9th to 12th Grade802.39%
High School Graduate72021.53%
Some College66019.74%
Associates Degree3079.18%
Bachelors Degree79023.62%
Graduate Degree62518.69%
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Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races808047
White2,5452,4771,211
Hispanic535361121
Asian17717736
Islander77
Other Race8319

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 2+ races people with a rate of 58.75%.

Wrightwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,175$54,573$36,793
Less Than 9th Grade$31,886$31,447$
High School Graduate$35,514$$35,610
Some College$50,609$52,083$
Bachelors Degree$101,681$120,205$
Graduate Degree$96,481$98,367$47,500

$45,175

Average Earnings

$54,573

Average Male

$36,793

Average Female

Wrightwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrightwood Language by Age

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Wrightwood Language

91.49% of Wrightwood residents speak only English, while 8.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.40% of the population.

Wrightwood Language

Wrightwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,30142812.97%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic75816621.90%

13.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.26%

Male Poverty Rate

17.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrightwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrightwood is White, with 12.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrightwood is Hispanic, with 21.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.92%.

Wrightwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.99%
High School18.06%
Some College17.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Wrightwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.70%
Male Unemployed41.18%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed43.59%

Wrightwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrightwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,842$92,744
Families$64,472$106,471
Married Families$64,925-
Non Families$31,838$58,153
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Income by Household Type

Wrightwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

77.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrightwood Married by Age and Sex

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Wrightwood 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 Over 65.

Wrightwood Marital Status by Race

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Wrightwood Marital Status

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386

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War86
Vietnam191
Korea22
World War II

Wrightwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
35 to 54112
55 to 6444
65 to 74138
75+67

Wrightwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White35111.27%
Islander7100.00%
2+ Races2835.00%

Wrightwood Veterans by Race

Wrightwood Veterans by Education

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11.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrightwood Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wrightwood Employment by Age

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Wrightwood Employment by Race

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Wrightwood 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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59.45%

Born in Wrightwood

91.24%

Native Born

8.76%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

5.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.24% of Wrightwood residents were born in the United States, with 59.45% having been born in California. 3.28% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,5250.00%
20114,545200.44%
20124,565200.44%
20134,585200.44%
20144,605200.44%
20154,625200.43%
20164,645200.43%
20174,665200.43%
20184,685200.43%
20194,705200.43%
20204,720150.32%
20214,740200.42%
20224,760200.42%

Wrightwood Population by Year