MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Wright, MS

Wright, MS is located in Bolivar County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Wright is about 1,873 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,216.

The Average Home Value is $65,600.00, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 65% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $18,071.00, which is roughly 54% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 69% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wright is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Bolivar County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 47.53% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 64.78%
Republican: 33.99%
Other: 0.74%
Libertarian: 0.35%
Green: 0.14%


Nearby Locations

Beulah, MS (4.28 mi.)
Gunnison, MS (10.39 mi.)
Benoit, MS (13.47 mi.)
Shelby, MS (15.28 mi.)
Merigold, MS (15.65 mi.)
Mound Bayou, MS (15.91 mi.)
Duncan, MS (16.70 mi.)
Cleveland, MS (17.48 mi.)
Skene, MS (18.51 mi.)
Boyle, MS (18.51 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 38769
Latitude : 33.829117
Longitude : -90.966018
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 142 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.73
Male Population Estimate : 46.16%
Female Population Estimate : 53.84%
Median Age : 32.9
Male Median Age : 31.3
Female Median Age : 35.2

White Population Estimate : 16.20%
Black Population Estimate : 83.30%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.18%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.27%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.32%
Other Population Estimate : 0.32%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wright specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Bolivar County: About 19 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Bolivar County: About 263 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2016)

Bolivar County is about 79% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 9% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.