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Wright, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Wright had a population of 1,880 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wright is located at latitude 43.7485 and longitude -105.4962 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wright (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,121 feet.

The Town of Wright (GNIS ID: 2413513) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Wright is located within Gillette South Division of Campbell 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, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,880
Population in Households 1,880
Population in Familes 1,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 659
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $177,368
Average Home Value $165,504


Median Household Income $79,891
Average Household Income $83,624
Per Capita Income $31,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.65%
Households 0.64% 0.66%
Families 0.66% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming 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 # 39 81st
Population Density1 # 65 69th
Diversity Index2 # 95 54th
Median Household Income # 20 91st
Per Capita Income # 75 64th

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