Wright, Wyoming

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Wright, Wyoming

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High Points

Wright strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wyoming):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wright Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 6% Wright People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 6% Wright Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 9% Wright Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Wright Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wright, Wyoming

Comparing Wright to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wyoming (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 2
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Wright Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 114 miles W of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 278 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Campbell
P.O. Box Zip Codes 82732
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.746
Longitude -105.47

Wright Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.6 inches
Distance 37 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 30 to 60 F
Annual Precip 11.1 inches
Distance 42.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 31 F
Apr Temp 27 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 86 F
Oct Temp 29 to 60 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
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Wright Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,347 100%
Male 712 52.9%
Female 635 47.1%
Under 18 456 33.9%
18+ 891 66.1%
65+ 21 1.6%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.15
White 1,315 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 11 0.8%
Mixed Race 14 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 2.3%

Estimated Wright Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,425
Growth 78
Growth % 5.8%

Wright Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
English 9.6%
Irish 7.3%
French (except Basque) 6.1%
Norwegian 5.7%
US/American 2.9%
Scottish 2.7%
Swedish 1.9%
Danish 1.7%
Portuguese 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Dutch 1%
Italian 1%
Russian 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Serbian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
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Wright High Schools (2004)

Serves 252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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