Wright County, Minnesota Population 2021

Wright County, Minnesota's estimated population is 142,505 with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Minnesota is the 11th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 125,093 and has seen a growth of 13.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021142,5052,0641.47%
2020140,4412,0641.49%
2019138,3772,0641.51%
2018136,3132,1081.57%
2017134,2051,8811.42%
2016132,3241,3511.03%
2015130,9731,1750.91%
2014129,7981,5991.25%
2013128,1999500.75%
2012127,2491,0200.81%
2011126,2291,1360.91%
2010125,09356,38382.06%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.47%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
125,093
Growth Since 2010
13.92%
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Wright County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White126,54794.13%
Two or More Races2,5691.91%
Black or African American1,9051.42%
Some Other Race1,5031.12%
Asian1,4951.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native3990.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.01%
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Wright County, Minnesota Population by Race

Wright County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Wright County, Minnesota Median Age

37


Total

36.4


Male

37.6


Female

Wright County, Minnesota Adults

There are 96,617 adults, (16,361 of whom are seniors) in Wright County, Minnesota.

Wright County, Minnesota Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

66,499

49.46%

Male

67,939

50.54%

Wright County, Minnesota Population by Age

Wright County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wright County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All81.6%18.4%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female60.4%39.6%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wright County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,2422.7681.6
Married29,7223.3492.1
Non Family12,5611.2765.7
Female3,570360.4
Male2,3893.165.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Wright County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4321.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,9863.44%
High School Graduate25,49029.37%
Some College19,53422.50%
Associates Degree11,67813.45%
Bachelors Degree17,96820.70%
Graduate Degree7,7128.88%
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Wright County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wright County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White81,60777,83024,272
Hispanic2,0261,609227
Black1,079976545
Asian958900385
2+ Races925868241
Other Race87561137
Native American18517918
Islander1414

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 50.51%.

Wright County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,159$59,162$40,237
Less Than 9th Grade$35,642$41,409$28,559
High School Graduate$40,692$47,295$31,766
Some College$46,558$59,426$35,275
Bachelors Degree$63,152$76,461$50,879
Graduate Degree$73,875$78,770$70,706

$50,159

Average Earnings

$59,162

Average Male

$40,237

Average Female

Wright County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wright County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Wright County, Minnesota Language

95.94% of Wright County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Wright County, Minnesota Language

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White122,8075,5624.53%
Hispanic3,9361985.03%
Multiple2,5501786.98%
Black1,8261317.17%
Other1,497372.47%
Asian1,445281.94%
Native381277.09%

4.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.94%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Minnesota is Black, with 7.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Minnesota is Asian, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.53%.

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.26%
High School7.13%
Some College4.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.47%
Female Unemployed8.54%
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed1.96%

Wright County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wright County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,974$99,782
Families$98,738$112,430
Married Families$108,712$121,380
Non Families$43,846$58,460
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Income by Household Type

Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Wright County, Minnesota Marriage

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

Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Wright County, Minnesota Marital Status

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6,895

Number of Veterans

6,477

Male Veterans

418

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,358
First Gulf War1,113
Second Gulf War1,005
Korea598
World War II68

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,895
35 to 541,641
75+1,616
55 to 641,212
18 to 34531

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,6437.23%
2+ Races12010.70%
Hispanic1064.48%
Black1058.51%
Native American198.64%
Other Race80.75%

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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74.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Wright County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Wright County, Minnesota 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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79.42%

Born in Wright County, Minnesota

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Wright County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.42% having been born in Minnesota. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wright County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  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

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