Wright County, Iowa Population 2020

Wright County, Iowa's estimated population is 12,749 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Iowa is the 59th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,690-59-0.46%
201712,749-86-0.67%
201612,835-8-0.06%
201512,843-62-0.48%
201412,905-77-0.59%
201312,982-37-0.28%
201213,019-14-0.11%
201113,033-152-1.15%
201013,185-1,084-7.60%
199014,269-2,050-12.56%
198016,319-975-5.64%
197017,294-2,153-11.07%
196019,447-205-1.04%
195019,652-386-1.93%
194020,038-178-0.88%
193020,216-132-0.65%
192020,3482,39713.35%
191017,951-276-1.51%
190018,2276,17051.17%
189012,0576,995138.19%
18805,0622,670111.62%
18702,3921,739266.31%
18606530.00%

How Many People Live in Wright County, Iowa?

12,749

Wright County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,92593.13%
Some Other Race5224.08%
Two or More Races1851.44%
Black or African American880.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.35%
Asian390.30%

Wright County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Wright County, Iowa Median Age

43.4


Total

41.8


Male

44.7


Female

Wright County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,737 adults, (2,767 of whom are seniors) in Wright County, Iowa.

Wright County, Iowa Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

6,421

50.15%

Male

6,383

49.85%

Wright County, Iowa Households and Families

Wright County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All71.5%28.5%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female46.2%53.8%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6902.2171.5
Married2,7342.8389.1
Non Family2,2081.256.1
Female5242.9446.2
Male2242.8468.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2302.59%
9th to 12th Grade4955.57%
High School Graduate3,18735.85%
Some College2,38426.82%
Associates Degree1,02011.47%
Bachelors Degree1,18613.34%
Graduate Degree3874.35%

Wright County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1097,6221,543
Hispanic67944112
Other Race268139
Multiple Races71667
Asian303011
Black1313
Native American55

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 asian people with a rate of 36.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,241$41,679$29,024
Less Than High School$33,750$35,446$26,354
High School Grad$28,082$35,049$20,238
Some College$33,151$41,631$28,496
Bachelors Degree$52,632$62,807$48,839
Graduate Degree$54,223$64,583$53,041

$36,241

Average Earnings

$41,679

Average Male

$29,024

Average Female

Wright County, Iowa Language

Wright County, Iowa Language by Age

Wright County, Iowa Language

92.39% of Wright County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.96% of the population.

Wright County, Iowa Poverty

Wright County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8371,0719.88%
Hispanic1,43951635.86%
Other52220038.31%
Native454088.89%
Multiple1321813.64%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is Native, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Iowa is White, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.29%
High School10.73%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.57%
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed3.49%

Wright County, Iowa Income

Wright County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,198$63,332
Families$61,157$74,165
Married Families$68,567-
Non Families$29,054$44,394

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Wright County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wright County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Wright County, Iowa Veterans

922

Number of Veterans

897

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam318
Second Gulf War140
First Gulf War136
World War II95
Korea69
Name Veterans % of Total
White8499.16%
Hispanic577.29%
Other5516.98%
Black731.82%
2 or More67.50%
Indian5100.00%

$Wright County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Iowa Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Iowa 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

79.67%

Born in Iowa

94.99%

Native Born

5.01%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.99% of Wright County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 79.67% having been born in Iowa. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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