Wrightsville, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wrightsville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wrightsville had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2016. Wrightsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wrightsville is located at latitude 34.6204 and longitude -92.2195 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wrightsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The City of Wrightsville (GNIS ID: 2405794) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wrightsville is located within Township of Big Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wrightsville 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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Wrightsville, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,249
Population in Households 1,352
Population in Familes 1,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 897
Population Density1 1,082
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 4.36
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $72,561
Average Home Value $87,054


Median Household Income $33,082
Average Household Income $45,246
Per Capita Income $21,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.24%
Households -0.15% 0.06%
Families 0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   0.41%
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.

Wrightsville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wrightsville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 134 75th
Population Density1 # 56 90th
Diversity Index2 # 53 90th
Median Household Income # 363 33rd
Per Capita Income # 174 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.