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Wright, Florida - Basic Facts

The Wright Census Designated Place had a population of 24,409 as of July 1, 2016. Wright ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wright is located at latitude 30.4441 and longitude -86.642 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Wright Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Wright Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403044) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Wright Census Designated Place is located within Fort Walton Beach CCD of Okaloosa 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, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,409
Population in Households 24,133
Population in Familes 17,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density1 4,417
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 10,364
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,590 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,774 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,443 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $171,601
Average Home Value $189,992


Median Household Income $45,793
Average Household Income $59,934
Per Capita Income $25,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 1.16%
Households 0.84% 1.16%
Families 0.6% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wright to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 154 83rd
Population Density1 # 141 85th
Diversity Index2 # 191 79th
Median Household Income # 450 51st
Per Capita Income # 427 54th

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