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Wright is a township in Hillsdale County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Wright. For links to other places called Wright, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wright is 41.762N. The longitude is -84.413W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,788.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wright demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsdale 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 49271 ZIP code.
29% of Wright residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $16,235, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% 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 $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $694.
Hillsdale County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wright political report.
The average commute time for Wright workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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