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Wright County, Minnesota

Wright County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 89,986. Its county seat is Buffalo6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,850 km² (714 mi²). 1,711 km² (661 mi²) of it is land and 139 km² (54 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.51% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 89,986 people, 31,465 households, and 23,913 families residing in the county. The population density is 53/km² (136/mi²). There are 34,355 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (52/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.85% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 31,465 households out of which 42.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.50% are married couples living together, 7.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.00% are non-families. 18.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.83 and the average family size is 3.26. In the county the population is spread out with 31.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 32.60% from 25 to 44, 19.90% from 45 to 64, and 8.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.90 males. The median income for a household in the county is $53,945, and the median income for a family is $60,940. Males have a median income of $40,630 versus $28,201 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,844. 4.70% of the population and 3.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.50% are under the age of 18 and 7.40% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Albertville\n*Albion Township\n*Annandale\n*Buffalo Township\n*Buffalo\n*Chatham Township\n*Clearwater Township\n*Cokato Township\n*Cokato\n*Corinna Township\n*Delano\n*Franklin Township\n*French Lake Township\n*Howard Lake\n*Maple Lake Township\n*Maple Lake\n*Marysville Township\n*Middleville Township\n*Monticello Township\n*Monticello\n*Montrose\n*Otsego\n*Rockford Township\n*Silver Creek Township\n*South Haven\n*Southside Township\n*St. Michael\n*Stockholm Township\n*Victor Township\n*Waverly\n*Woodland Township