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Wright County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 18,479 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 17,955 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,902
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,406
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,178
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,191 (it was 1,903 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 682 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wright County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.5%), Educational, health and social services (17.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.9%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Wright County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 9,067  (49.1%)
Females: 9,412  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Wright County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,908 ($24,691 in 1999)

This county:

$31,908
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $367 (lower quartile is $286, upper quartile is $439)
This county:

$367
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,287 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Wright:

$96,287
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,796 - $172,625
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $858
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Institutionalized population: 189

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 17

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 15
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $46,600
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $46,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $537 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $477 (0.5%)

Wright County household income distribution in 2013 Wright County home values distribution in 2013 Wright County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.1%
Wright County:

23.1%
Missouri:

14.0%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Black residents, 51.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.6% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.0 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 65.5 years old, American Indian residents: 51.8 years old, Asian residents: 53.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42.2 years old, Other race residents: 12.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wright County is $356 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mountain Grove, Mansfield, Hartville, Norwood.

Wright County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Edwards County, Kansas , Ford County, Kansas , Kay County, Oklahoma , Osage County, Oklahoma , Montgomery County, Kansas , Neosho County, Kansas , Sumner County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 549
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 186 (86.6% naturalized citizens)

Wright County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 52010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 401980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.6%

Wright County marital status for males Wright County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,359
  • One, attached: 96
  • Two: 309
  • 3 or 4: 386
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,356

Housing units in Wright County with a mortgage: 2,309 (23 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,688

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wright County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,11660
Mainline Protestant5095
Other3612
Catholic3042
None7,525-
Wright County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Wright County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Wright County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wright County:

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

29.6%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Wright County:

Average size of farms: 236 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,716
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,987
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,494
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.67%
All wheat for grain: 306 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 440 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wright County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Wright County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Wright County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 02, 2013 to August 14, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4144: September 06, 2013, FEMA Id: 4144, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Hong Kong (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • England (8%)
  • Belarus (8%)
  • France (7%)
  • Canada (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wright County


  • American (30%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Wright County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,983 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 377 (7.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 96 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 308 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 440 (8.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Wright County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Wright County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $32,464.

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.89% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($15,924 average AGI)
2.24% relocated from other states ($9,822 average AGI)
Wright County:

2.24%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greene County, MO  0.71% ($27,659 average AGI)
from Douglas County, MO  0.54% ($23,581)
from Texas County, MO  0.52% ($26,567)
from Webster County, MO  0.49% ($24,107)
from Laclede County, MO  0.36% ($17,048)
from Howell County, MO  0.24% ($23,143)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.25% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($17,568 average AGI)
1.72% relocated to other states ($6,795 average AGI)
Wright County:

1.72%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greene County, MO  1.33% ($22,338 average AGI)
to Webster County, MO  0.78% ($26,422)
to Texas County, MO  0.60% ($23,629)
to Laclede County, MO  0.50% ($24,862)
to Douglas County, MO  0.38% ($19,091)
to Christian County, MO  0.33% ($19,474)
to Howell County, MO  0.26% ($14,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Wright County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wright County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wright County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wright County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wright County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wright County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wright County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wright County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wright County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,302 (3,288 aged, 1,014 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 324 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wright County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (369)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (339)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (267)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (192)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (112)
  • Congestive heart failure (112)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (108)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (73)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)
  • Unspecified renal failure (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,486
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 956
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 44

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,479
  • In family households: 15,299 (2,606 male householders, 2,254 female householders)
    3,543 spouses, 5,107 children (4,777 natural, 148 adopted, 183 stepchildren), 573 grandchildren, 231 brothers or sisters, 161 parents, 267 other relatives, 557 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,977 (1,073 male householders (976 living alone)), 1,455 female householders (1,244 living alone)), 443 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 200

Size of family households: 2,251 2-persons, 1,117 3-persons, 862 4-persons, 346 5-persons, 175 6-persons, 108 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,221 1-person, 242 2-persons, 58 3-persons.

2,804 married couples with children.
1,101 single-parent households (304 men, 797 women).

97.2% of residents of Wright speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $133,091,000 ($7,322 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,710,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,975,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,724,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,100,000
Federal grants: $42,965,000
Federal procurement contracts: $885,000 ($41,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,442,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $419,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,051,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,148,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,324
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,110
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +137
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wright County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wright County, Missouri Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2402010 to 2013
  • 1,2362000 to 2009
  • 1,4341990 to 1999
  • 1,2161980 to 1989
  • 1,5381970 to 1979
  • 6931960 to 1969
  • 8411950 to 1959
  • 3001940 to 1949
  • 1,1411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wright County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Missouri Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 531 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 4394 rooms
  • 1,3445 rooms
  • 1,0696 rooms
  • 8687 rooms
  • 4628 rooms
  • 5289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Missouri Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 601 room
  • 1262 rooms
  • 4033 rooms
  • 4704 rooms
  • 5915 rooms
  • 3566 rooms
  • 2417 rooms
  • 868 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wright County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Missouri Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 63no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 1,1402 bedrooms
  • 2,5593 bedrooms
  • 9554 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Missouri Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 59no bedroom
  • 5251 bedroom
  • 7032 bedrooms
  • 9693 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 202no vehicle
  • 1,2571 vehicle
  • 1,6912 vehicles
  • 1,0833 vehicles
  • 5144 vehicles
  • 2515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Wright County population
  • 323no vehicle
  • 1,3351 vehicle
  • 6002 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

84.3% of Wright County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Missouri.

Wright County:

84.3%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,870
  • Other state: 6,266
  • Northeast: 460
  • Midwest: 2,273
  • South: 1,579
  • West: 1,975
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wright County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.0%Wood
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 16.9%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 349
Here:

15.9%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 95
Here:

25.6%
Missouri:

24.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wright County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $650,000
    Regular Highways: $500,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $332,000
    Police Protection: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $643,000

Wright County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $200,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $150,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $468,000
    All Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $647,000
    Property: $242,000

Wright County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $800,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 809
  • Number of aged recipients: 78
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 731
  • Number of recipients under 18: 60
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 585
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 164
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 340
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 356
Wright County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Wright County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wright County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16876.7 years
John14176.6 years
James13275.2 years
Mary11181.1 years
Robert8870.7 years
Charles8175.6 years
George7977.9 years
Roy5574.8 years
Ruth4677.6 years
Fred4679.2 years
Most common last names in Wright County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11176.5 years
Davis6578.0 years
Sanders4875.5 years
Williams4878.3 years
Moore4673.7 years
Johnson4571.9 years
Brown4577.6 years
Miller4277.8 years
Jones4078.2 years
Hicks3573.4 years
Businesses in Wright County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1Travelodge1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1YMCA2
Pizza Hut1