Wright County is located in north-central Iowa. The County Seat is Clarion and the largest city is Eagle Grove. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.wrightcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,840 and the 2010 census population was 13,229. The land area is 580.42 square miles and there are 22.8 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 9.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,700, there are 5,367 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,827, the median household income is $45,205, and 11% of the persons in Wright County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,529. Retail sales (in $1000) were $100,154, and sales per capita were $7,681. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.1%.
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