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Wright City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wright City had a population of 3,273 as of July 1, 2019. Wright City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wright City is located at latitude 38.8275 and longitude -91.0201 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wright City encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Wright City (GNIS ID: 2397382) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wright City is located within Township of Hickory Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wright City: Wright, Wrights City.

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Wright City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wright City, MO Housing Affordability Index is 154
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wright City, MO Wealth Index is 67
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,273
Population in Households 3,273
Population in Familes 2,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 546
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,542
Average Household Income $64,114
Per Capita Income $24,276
Wealth Index3 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 865 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $164,877
Housing Affordability Index2 154
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 852
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.52% 0.65%
Households 0.46% 0.59%
Families 0.38% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Wright City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright City to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 191 82nd
Population Density # 678 35th
Diversity Index # 103 90th
Median Household Income # 489 53rd
Per Capita Income # 483 53rd

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