Wright, WY Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 1,347. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,425 (+5.8% change)
Males: 712 (52.9%), Females: 635 (47.1%)

Campbell County

Zip code: 82732

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $53,125
Median house value: $86,200

Races in Wright:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (36.5%), Irish (14.4%), English (11.3%), French (6.3%), Norwegian (5.2%), Dutch (3.3%).

Elevation: 5000 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Map of Wright, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wright

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wright town

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wright:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; GILLETTE, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CONVERSE COUNTY (about 57 miles; DOUGLAS, WY)
  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (about 73 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wright:

  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 40 miles; GILLETTE, WY; Abbreviation: GCC)
  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 89 miles; CASPER, WY; Abbreviation: CPR)
  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 124 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; Abbreviation: SHR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Wright:

  • UPTON MUNI (about 64 miles; UPTON, WY; Abbreviation: 83V)
  • CONVERSE COUNTY (about 68 miles; DOUGLAS, WY; Abbreviation: DGW)
  • HARFORD FIELD (about 81 miles; CASPER, WY; Abbreviation: HAD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wright:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 82 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 142 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 160 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 184 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 227 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 237 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)

Schools

Public high school in Wright:

  • WRIGHT JR. & SR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 220 WRIGHT BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high school in Wright:

  • CORNERSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 7143 HWY 59 POB 657; Grades: 8 – 12; Girls only)

Public primary/middle school in Wright:

  • COTTONWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 220; Location: 300 WRIGHT BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 06)

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