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Wright is a city in Carlton County, in the Duluth metro area.
The community was named for George B. Wright, survey and developer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Wright. For links to other places called Wright, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wright is 46.669N. The longitude is -93.006W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,306 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 94.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wright demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carlton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55798 ZIP code.
20% of Wright residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wright ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wright was $14,715, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Wright residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wright, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $629.
Carlton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wright political report.
The average commute time for Wright workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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