Wright, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Wright Census Designated Place had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2017. Wright ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density 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, 2017.

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Wright, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 163
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 60
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 151
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 79
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $61,232
Average Household Income $80,694
Per Capita Income $33,826


Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $98,750
Average Home Value $127,660


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 477 29th
Population Density # 642 4th
Diversity Index # 193 72nd
Median Household Income # 85 87th
Per Capita Income # 53 92nd

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