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Wright County, IA
The county was named for both Silas Wright, NY governor, and for Joseph Albert Wright, Indiana governor.

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The estimated population in 2004 was 13,648. This was a decrease of  -4.79% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$36,197
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wright County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Wright County was $28,378. This was an increase of 15.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 92% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Clarion

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32% of Wright County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wright County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Wright County include Amish Cemetery (historical), Belmond Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Eagle Grove Township Cemetery (historica, Elmwood Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, French Church Cemetery, Galt Cemetery, Goldfield Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Wright County include Belmond, Clarion, Cornelia, Dows, Eagle Grove, Galt, Goldfield, Rowan, Woolstock ... View communities

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School districts in Wright County include Belmond-Klemme Countymm Schools District, Clarion-Goldfield Countymm Schools District, Dows Countymm Schools District, Eagle Grove Countymm Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Wright County include Belmond Public Library, Clarion Public Library, Dows Community Library, Eagle Grove Memorial Library, Rowan Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wright County include Belmond Independent, Wright County Monitor ... View newspapers

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Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wright County political report.

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