Wright County, MN

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Population

131,130

0.93% growth

Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$77,953

2.97% growth

Poverty Rate

5.04%


Number of Employees

70,509

1.29% growth

Median Property Value

$211,500

4.96% growth

About

In 2017, Wright County, MN had a population of 131k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $77,953. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wright County, MN grew from 129,922 to 131,130, a 0.93% increase and its median household income grew from $75,705 to $77,953, a 2.97% increase.

The population of Wright County, MN is 93% White Alone, 2.77% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.41% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Wright County, MN speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Wright County, MN is $211,500, and the homeownership rate is 82.4%. Most people in Wright County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Wright County, MN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Wright County, MN employs 70.5k people. The largest industries in Wright County, MN are Manufacturing (11,991 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,510 people), and Retail Trade (8,428 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,393), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,900), and Utilities ($72,174).

Median household income in Wright County, MN is $77,953. Males in Wright County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Wright County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,953

2017 value

± $2,430

2.97%

1 Year Growth

± 4.13%

Households in Wright County, MN have a median annual income of $77,953, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,705 in 2016, which represents a 2.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wright County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1001

  2. Census Tract 1008.02

  3. Census Tract 1008.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wright County, MN was Census Tract 1001 with a value of $99,882, followed by Census Tract 1008.02 and Census Tract 1008.01, with respective values of $96,172 and $94,757.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Wright County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.04% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wright County, MN (6.55k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,243 ± 510

  2. Hispanic

    414 ± 172

  3. Other

    102 ± 121

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wright County, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.5k

2017 Value

± 1,782

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 3.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wright County, MN grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 69.6k employees to 70.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wright County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,849 people), Management Occupations (8,007 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,848 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wright County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wright County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,849 people), Management Occupations (8,007 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,848 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wright County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.58 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.48 times), and Management Occupations (1.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wright County, MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,294), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($78,750), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($76,672).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.5k

2017 Value

± 1,782

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 3.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wright County, MN grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 69.6k employees to 70.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wright County, MN, are Manufacturing (11,991 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,510 people), and Retail Trade (8,428 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wright County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Wright County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Wright County, MN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (11,991 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,510 people), and Retail Trade (8,428 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wright County, MN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.68 times higher than expected), Construction (1.59 times), and Utilities (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wright County, MN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,393), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,900), and Utilities ($72,174).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.3% of the population of Wright County, MN has health coverage, with 64.5% on employee plans, 9.63% on Medicaid, 8.9% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.946% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Wright County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Wright County, MN see 2226 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.625% decrease from the previous year (2240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2549 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 982 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,226 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wright County, MN see an average of 2,226 patients per year. This represents a 0.625% decrease from the previous year (2,240 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.65%

Uninsured

64.5%

Employer Coverage

9.63%

Medicaid

8.9%

Medicare

12.3%

Non-Group

0.946%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wright County, MN declined by 14% from 4.25% to 3.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wright County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Wright County, MN is home to a population of 131k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.94% of Wright County, MN residents were born outside of the country (3.85k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Wright County, MN is composed of 122k White Alone residents (93%), 3.63k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.77%), 1.85k Black or African American Alone residents (1.41%), 1.63k Two or More Races residents (1.24%), 1.52k Asian Alone residents (1.16%), 508 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.387%), 89 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0679%), and 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00686%).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wright County, MN was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Wright County, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Wright County, MN residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.85k people

2.88%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.74k people

As of 2017, 2.94% of Wright County, MN residents (3.85k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wright County, MN was 2.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Wright County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wright County, MN was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    122k ± 61

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.63k ± 439

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.85k ± 221

In 2017, there were 33.6 times more White Alone residents (122k people) in Wright County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.63k Hispanic or Latino and 1.85k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Wright County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,527 ± 288

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    812 ± 210

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    753 ± 189

Wright County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wright County, MN was $211,500 in 2017, which is 0.921 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $201,500 to $211,500, a 4.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Wright County, MN is 82.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wright County, MN have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wright County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$211,500

2017 Median

± $3,514

$201,500

2016 Median

± $4,574

In 2017, the median property value in Wright County, MN grew to to $211,500 from the previous year's value of $201,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wright County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wright County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$77,953

Median Household Income

± $2,430

46.6k

Number of Households

± 1,401

In 2017, the median household income of the 46.6k households in Wright County, MN grew to $77,953 from the previous year's value of $75,705.

The following chart displays the households in Wright County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Wright County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wright County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

82.4%

2017 Homeownership

81.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.4% of the housing units in Wright County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Wright County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wright County, MN have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.4% of the workforce in Wright County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.03%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.68%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wright County, MN was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.03%) and those who Worked At Home (4.68%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wright County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wright County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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