Wright County is located in south-central Missouri. The County Seat is Hartville and the largest city is Mountain Grove. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.wrightcountymo.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,291 and the 2010 census population was 18,815. The land area is 681.77 square miles and there are 27.6 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 76.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,700, there are 7,295 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,752, the median household income is $28,645, and 27.5% of the persons in Wright County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,916. Retail sales (in $1000) were $237,875, and sales per capita were $13,121.
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