Wright County, Minnesota Population 2020

Wright County, Minnesota's estimated population is 140,537 with a growth rate of 1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Minnesota is the 10th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020140,5372,0941.51%
2019138,4432,0941.54%
2018136,3492,0941.56%
2017134,2551,9121.44%
2016132,3431,3651.04%
2015130,9781,1770.91%
2014129,8011,5991.25%
2013128,2029570.75%
2012127,2451,0290.82%
2011126,2161,1210.90%
2010125,09556,38582.06%
199068,71010,02917.09%
198058,68119,74850.72%
197038,9338,99830.06%
196029,9352,2198.01%
195027,7161660.60%
194027,5504311.59%
193027,119-1,566-5.46%
192028,6856032.15%
191028,082-1,075-3.69%
190029,1574,99320.66%
189024,1646,06033.47%
188018,1048,64791.43%
18709,4575,728153.61%
18603,7290.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.51%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855[1]
County Seat

Wright County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White125,56194.59%
Two or More Races2,2421.69%
Black or African American1,8571.40%
Asian1,4961.13%
Some Other Race1,1250.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native4490.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%

Wright County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Wright County, Minnesota Median Age

36.6


Total

36.2


Male

37.1


Female

Wright County, Minnesota Adults

There are 95,095 adults, (15,650 of whom are seniors) in Wright County, Minnesota.

Wright County, Minnesota Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

65,832

49.59%

Male

66,913

50.41%

Wright County, Minnesota Households and Families

Wright County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wright County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All81.7%18.3%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female59.8%40.2%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,2462.7981.7
Married29,1403.3492.3
Non Family11,9421.2765.8
Female3,5703.0959.8
Male2,5943.1365.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wright County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3631.60%
9th to 12th Grade3,3643.94%
High School Graduate24,87529.14%
Some College20,05623.49%
Associates Degree11,49813.47%
Bachelors Degree17,54620.55%
Graduate Degree6,6647.81%

Wright County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White80,61076,56822,960
Hispanic1,8411,384383
Black996887383
Asian960881284
Multiple Races777742218
Other Race66434564
Native American1981934
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,473$56,535$36,858
Less Than High School$35,131$40,730$26,890
High School Grad$39,209$46,899$30,112
Some College$43,517$55,645$33,825
Bachelors Degree$62,985$78,135$47,639
Graduate Degree$74,099$82,919$69,846

$47,473

Average Earnings

$56,535

Average Male

$36,858

Average Female

Wright County, Minnesota Language

Wright County, Minnesota Language by Age

Wright County, Minnesota Language

95.86% of Wright County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White121,7315,4234.45%
Hispanic3,7922205.80%
Black1,7661045.89%
Multiple2,229753.36%
Native431337.66%
Other1,12210.09%

4.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.87%

Male Poverty Rate

5.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Minnesota is Native, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Minnesota is Other, with 0.09% 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 6.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.17%.

Name Poverty
High School6.96%
Less Than High School6.39%
Some College4.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.01%
Female Unemployed6.81%
Female Employed2.71%
Male Employed1.76%

Wright County, Minnesota Income

Wright County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,881$95,286
Families$94,210$106,821
Married Families$103,274$115,248
Non Families$40,645$55,155

Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status

Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Wright County, Minnesota 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.

Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans

6,743

Number of Veterans

6,432

Male Veterans

311

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,339
First Gulf War1,071
Second Gulf War818
Korea622
World War II109
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,916
35 to 541,521
75+1,430
55 to 641,375
18 to 34501
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,5017.16%
Black1018.99%
2 or More929.54%
Hispanic903.99%
Indian4016.46%
Other91.18%

$Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Minnesota Employment Status

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Minnesota 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

79.93%

Born in Minnesota

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.25% of Wright County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.93% having been born in Minnesota. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990