Wright County, Missouri Population 2022

Wright County, Missouri's estimated population is 18,062 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wright County, Missouri is the 60th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 18,815 and has seen a growth of -4.00% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,3870.00%
18604,5081,12133.10%
18705,6841,17626.09%
18809,7124,02870.87%
189014,4844,77249.14%
190017,5193,03520.95%
191018,3157964.54%
192017,733-582-3.18%
193016,741-992-5.59%
194017,9671,2267.32%
195015,834-2,133-11.87%
196014,183-1,651-10.43%
197013,667-516-3.64%
198016,1882,52118.45%
199016,7585703.52%
201018,8152,05712.27%
201118,752-63-0.33%
201218,689-63-0.34%
201318,626-63-0.34%
201418,563-63-0.34%
201518,500-63-0.34%
201618,437-63-0.34%
201718,374-63-0.34%
201818,311-63-0.34%
201918,248-63-0.34%
202018,188-60-0.33%
202118,125-63-0.35%
202218,062-63-0.35%
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Wright County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,34595.01%
Black or African American250.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.33%
Asian960.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.14%
Some Other Race570.31%
Two or More Races6473.54%
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Wright County, Missouri Population by Race

Wright County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Wright County, Missouri Median Age

41.5


Total

38.5


Male

43.1


Female

Wright County, Missouri Adults

There are 13,565 adults, (3,613 of whom are seniors) in Wright County, Missouri.

Wright County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wright County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,373

51.34%

Male

8,883

48.66%

Wright County, Missouri Population by Age

Wright County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wright County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male56.6%43.4%
Female55.1%44.9%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wright County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9772.5975.8
Married3,6483.2189.3
Male3733.2256.6
Female7023.6355.1
Non Family2,2541.1763.4

3.14

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Wright County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8787.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,46411.92%
High School Graduate5,07341.29%
Some College2,45920.02%
Associates Degree1,0658.67%
Bachelors Degree9427.67%
Graduate Degree4043.29%
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Wright County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wright County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian965442
Other Race38389
White11,5099,2751,259
2+ Races40738332
Native American59594
Hispanic1691319
Black1812

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.75%.

Wright County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,123$33,257$21,301
Less Than 9th Grade$25,554$34,250$20,407
High School Graduate$22,652$32,006$16,516
Some College$26,703$38,894$23,507
Bachelors Degree$30,821$39,375$21,319
Graduate Degree$50,525$$50,575

$26,123

Average Earnings

$33,257

Average Male

$21,301

Average Female

Wright County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wright County, Missouri Language by Age

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Wright County, Missouri Language

94.40% of Wright County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.99% of the population.

Wright County, Missouri Language

Wright County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7103,63121.73%
Native5958.47%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic37414639.04%
Multiple647182.78%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wright County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Missouri is White, with 21.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wright County, Missouri is Multiple, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.82%.

Wright County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.93%
High School16.57%
Some College9.17%
Bachelors or Greater9.17%

Wright County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.74%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed6.39%
Female Unemployed51.16%

Wright County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wright County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,711$46,592
Families$41,773$54,942
Married Families$48,341-
Non Families$23,140$26,204
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Income by Household Type

Wright County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wright County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Wright County, Missouri 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 35-44.

Wright County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Wright County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,518

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War104
First Gulf War399
Vietnam487
Korea138
World War II56

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3458
35 to 54439
55 to 64265
65 to 74359
75+397

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2729.87%
Native American46.67%
2+ Races24254.88%
Hispanic31.50%

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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13.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wright County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wright County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Wright County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Wright County, Missouri 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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67.53%

Born in Wright County, Missouri

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Wright County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 67.53% having been born in Missouri. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wright County, Missouri 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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