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Wright County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 580.4 square miles
Population Density 22.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 12,972
Population change -1.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 23.1%
65 and over 21.3%
Females 49.7%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.9
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16%
Veterans 938
Households and Housing
Households 5,367
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.3%
Median household income $45,205
The per capita income $25,827
Live below the poverty line. 11%
housing units 6,485
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $71,700
Residents owning their homes. 77.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,529
Women-owned firms 20.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $100,154
Retail sales per capita $7,681
Manufacturers shipments $863,324
Merchant wholesaler sales $291,061