Wright, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Wright Census Designated Place had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2016. Wright ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wright is located at latitude 37.7753 and longitude -99.8905 in Ford County. The formal boundaries for the Wright Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,533 feet.

The Wright Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629188) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wright Census Designated Place is located within Township of Grandview, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wright population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wright, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $127,551


Median Household Income $62,932
Average Household Income $77,234
Per Capita Income $32,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.49% 0.3%
Families 1.74% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wright, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 30th
Population Density1 # 642 4th
Diversity Index2 # 142 79th
Median Household Income # 57 92nd
Per Capita Income # 53 92nd

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