Wright, Minnesota

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Wright is a city in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 93 at the 2000 census.

Minnesota State Highway 210 serves as a main arterial route in the community.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.


There is an annual festival called "Wrong Days in Wright" on the third weekend in July.

The festival includes:[3]

  • Steak fry, fireworks and teen dance on Friday.
  • Parade, smorgasbord, mixed doubles softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, craft show, and adult dance on Saturday.
  • Pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 93 people, 42 households, and 21 families residing in the city. The population density was 60.1 people per square mile (23.2/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 28.4/sq mi (11.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.92% White and 1.08% from two or more races. 23.7% were of German, 22.6% Swedish, 15.1% Finnish, 8.6% Irish and 7.5% Lithuanian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 42 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 42.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,715. None of the families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.0% are under the age of 18 and 11.1% are 65 or older.


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