Wright County MO Information


Wright County Subdivisions

Wright County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,634
Daytime Population: Workers 5,903
Daytime Population: Residents 11,983
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,886
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 18,439
Population in Familes 15,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $32,713
Average Household Income $45,274
Per Capita Income $18,125


Total Housing Units 8,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,068 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,315 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,355 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $105,205
Average Home Value $142,744


Total Households 7,383
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,005
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.34%
Households -0.21% -0.4%
Families -0.36% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Wright County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 58 50th
Population Density # 68 42nd
Diversity Index # 82 30th
Median Household Income # 113 3rd
Per Capita Income # 115 1st

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