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Wright County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 12,802 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 14,334 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,210
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,924
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,491 (it was 1,538 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Land area: 581 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wright County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (19.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wright County, IA (2019)
    • 10,85884.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,61612.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2011.6%Two or more races
    • 670.5%Asian alone
    • 540.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 6,482  (50.6%)
Females: 6,320  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Wright County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,362 ($36,197 in 1999)
This county:

$54,362
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $518 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $590)
This county:

$518
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,921 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Wright:

$91,921
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,908 - $132,087

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $116,956
Here:

$116,956
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $115,222
Here:

$115,222
State:

$195,638

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,819
Here:

$141,819
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $18,698
Here:

$18,698
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $953
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Institutionalized population: 159

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $303,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2019: 18 buildings, average cost: $196,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wright, IA residents
Average permit cost in Wright, IA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,414 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,376 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Wright, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wright, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wright, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.4%
Wright County:

11.4%
Iowa:

11.2%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.4% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.8 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 14.2 years old, American Indian residents: 13.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 23.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wright County is $395 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Goldfield, Dows, Rowan, Woolstock, Galt.

Wright County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wright County: Franklin County Fairgrounds (A), Shobes Grove (B), Marysville (C), Hampton Country Club (D), Burdette (E), Faulkner (F), Dows Golf Course (G), Old Stone House (H), Franklin County Historical Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wright County include: Blake's Grove Chapel (A), West Fork Church (B), Zion Church (C), Lee Center Church (D), Morgan Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Peters Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hansell Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (2), Oakland Valley Cemetery (3), Old Chapin Cemetery (4), Holland Cemetery (5), Morgan Township Cemetery (6), Olson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Beeds Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bailey Creek (A), Buffalo Creek (B), Squaw Creek (C), Sheldon Creek (D), Otter Creek (E), Spring Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wright County include: Robinson County Park (1), Beeds Lake State Park (2), Longdpun Habitat Area - Lukes Wetland (3), Spring Creek Wildlife Area (4), Popejoy County Park (5), Oakland-Iowa River County Park (6), Handorf Roadside Park (7), Mallory Memorial County Park (8), Burkley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Cerro Gordo County , Chickasaw County , Hamilton County , Hardin County , Humboldt County , O'Brien County , Pocahontas County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Wright, IA
County total employment by year in Wright, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Wright, IA

Current college students: 270
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 734 (36.0% naturalized citizens)

Wright County:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2022010 or later
  • 2572000 to 2009
  • 2131990 to 1999
  • 861980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,558
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 144
  • 3 or 4: 275
  • 5 to 9: 176
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 to 49: 109
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 62

Housing units in Wright County with a mortgage: 1,932 (41 second mortgage, 179 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,222

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wright County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,79623
Evangelical Protestant2,11517
Catholic1,9723
Other41
None4,342-
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:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Wright County:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wright County:

8.9%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.5%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Wright County:

Average size of farms: 459 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $300,196
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $277.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $235,836
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $135,317
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.41
Corn for grain: 161449 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 152937 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Wright County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2747282.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 fatalities and 462 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/15/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wright County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Wright County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 467.8 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) earthquake occurred 426.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from Wright County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 6, 2018 - July 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4386, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wright

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,824 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 593 (10.0%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 166 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 267 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (55%)
  • Guatemala (18%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Other South America (5%)
  • Indonesia (4%)
  • Cuba (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wright County


  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Danish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,871.

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.15% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($27,156 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($11,409 average AGI)
Wright County:

1.24%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, IA  0.50% ($38,720 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IA  0.48% ($33,333)
from Webster County, IA  0.44% ($31,591)
from Hancock County, IA  0.42% ($33,619)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($32,184 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($11,737 average AGI)
Wright County:

1.77%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.48% ($38,875 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IA  0.42% ($51,571)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Wright County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wright County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wright County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
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: 3,029 (2,738 aged, 291 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 187 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wright County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (236)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (218)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (61)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (46)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (44)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (38)
  • Unspecified dementia (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,331
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 344
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,584

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,414
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,172

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,802
  • Male householders: 2,933 (883 living alone), Female householders: 2,883 (1,005 living alone)
  • 2,809 spouses (2,797 opposite-sex spouses), 315 unmarried partners, (302 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,166 children (2,871 natural, 171 adopted, 133 stepchildren), 136 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 11 foster children, 73 other relatives, 192 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 237

Size of family households: 1,963 2-persons, 574 3-persons, 556 4-persons, 380 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,898 1-person, 299 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

1,842 married couples with children.
960 single-parent households (152 men, 808 women).

90.2% of residents of Wright speak English at home.
8.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,643,000 ($7,008 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,491,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,256,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,159,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,456,000
Federal grants: $11,966,000
Federal procurement contracts: $961,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,846,000 ($505,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,626,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,762,000
Federal Government insurance: $72,407,000

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

Births: 896
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 955
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +168
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -776
Here -57 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wright County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Wright County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Wright County, Iowa
  • 892014 or later
  • 752010 to 2013
  • 2392000 to 2009
  • 2981990 to 1999
  • 5731980 to 1989
  • 8531970 to 1979
  • 6841960 to 1969
  • 7761950 to 1959
  • 3661940 to 1949
  • 2,5771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wright County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Iowa
  • 191 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 3074 rooms
  • 6755 rooms
  • 8036 rooms
  • 8527 rooms
  • 5628 rooms
  • 8519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Iowa
  • 191 room
  • 1022 rooms
  • 2813 rooms
  • 4354 rooms
  • 3045 rooms
  • 2046 rooms
  • 1727 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wright County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wright County, Iowa
  • 19no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 9772 bedrooms
  • 1,8963 bedrooms
  • 9594 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wright County, Iowa
  • 19no bedroom
  • 5201 bedroom
  • 5702 bedrooms
  • 3433 bedrooms
  • 1854 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 73no vehicle
  • 1,0831 vehicle
  • 1,8412 vehicles
  • 7363 vehicles
  • 2284 vehicles
  • 1735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wright County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 410no vehicle
  • 6531 vehicle
  • 4642 vehicles
  • 1443 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.9% of Wright County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Iowa.

Wright County:

87.9%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 10,179
  • Other state: 1,804
  • Northeast: 61
  • Midwest: 1,023
  • South: 439
  • West: 280
Year householders moved into unit in Wright County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wright County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.4%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

0.7%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

6.8%
Iowa:

23.0%

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 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000
  • Charges - Other: $117,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,972,000
    Regular Highways: $4,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,267,000
    Financial Administration: $927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $799,000
    Central Staff Services: $722,000
    General - Other: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $675,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $424,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $279,000
    Libraries: $162,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,428,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,070,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,358,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,425,000
    Interest Earnings: $364,000
    General Revenue - Other: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $188,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,287,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $584,000
    General Local Government Support: $436,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,770,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $507,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $153,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,356,000

Wright County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000
  • Charges - Other: $117,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,972,000
    Regular Highways: $4,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,267,000
    Financial Administration: $927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $799,000
    Central Staff Services: $722,000
    General - Other: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $675,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $424,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $279,000
    Libraries: $162,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,428,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,070,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,358,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,425,000
    Interest Earnings: $364,000
    General Revenue - Other: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $188,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,287,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $584,000
    General Local Government Support: $436,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,770,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $507,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $153,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,356,000

Wright County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000
  • Charges - Other: $117,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,972,000
    Regular Highways: $4,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,267,000
    Financial Administration: $927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $799,000
    Central Staff Services: $722,000
    General - Other: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $675,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $424,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $279,000
    Libraries: $162,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,428,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,070,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,358,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,425,000
    Interest Earnings: $364,000
    General Revenue - Other: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $188,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,287,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $584,000
    General Local Government Support: $436,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,770,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $507,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $153,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,356,000

Wright County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000
  • Charges - Other: $117,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,972,000
    Regular Highways: $4,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,267,000
    Financial Administration: $927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $799,000
    Central Staff Services: $722,000
    General - Other: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $675,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $424,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $279,000
    Libraries: $162,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,428,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,070,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,358,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,425,000
    Interest Earnings: $364,000
    General Revenue - Other: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $188,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,287,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $584,000
    General Local Government Support: $436,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,770,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $507,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $153,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,356,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 159
  • Number of aged recipients: 12
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 147
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 117
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 21
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 68
Most common first names in Wright County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13180.4 years
George10079.5 years
Mary8681.5 years
William8276.3 years
Robert8274.1 years
Harold7876.8 years
Ruth7380.9 years
Anna6686.7 years
Charles6376.4 years
Donald6173.0 years
Most common last names in Wright County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10181.5 years
Anderson9479.0 years
Nelson7980.6 years
Thompson6979.0 years
Smith6678.8 years
Hanson5580.5 years
Larson4881.2 years
Peterson3981.4 years
Pals3881.6 years
Wilson3879.2 years
Businesses in Wright County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1La-Z-Boy2
Chevrolet2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular3
Jones New York1UPS2