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Wrightsville, Arkansas

Wrightsville is a city located in Pulaski County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,368.


\nWrightsville is located at 34°36'38" North, 92°13'2" West (34.610434, -92.217113)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 km² (2.1 mi²). 5.3 km² (2.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.49% is water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 1,368 people, 262 households, and 193 families residing in the city. The population density is 257.7/km² (667.6/mi²). There are 291 housing units at an average density of 54.8/km² (142.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 24.12% White, 74.56% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 262 households out of which 32.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% are married couples living together, 24.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% are non-families. 23.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.86 and the average family size is 3.37. In the city the population is spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 13.7% from 18 to 24, 44.0% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 250.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 299.3 males. The median income for a household in the city is $28,036, and the median income for a family is $32,500. Males have a median income of $26,563 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,518. 22.6% of the population and 21.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 27.4% are under the age of 18 and 28.0% are 65 or older.