Missouri Wright County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Wright County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Wright County.

1. Branch Library LAURA INGALLS WILDER LIBRARY (MANSFIELD) BRAN
Business 5 South, Mansfield, MO 65704
Phone Number: (417) 924-8068 Wright N/A N/A

2. Branch Library MOUNTAIN GROVE BRANCH
Street Address: 219 E 2nd St, Mountain Grove, MO 65711
Phone Number: (417) 926-4453 Wright N/A N/A

3. Branch Library NORWOOD BRANCH
Street Address: 248 S. Eagle ST., Norwood, MO 65717
Phone Number: (417) 746-1404 Wright N/A N/A

4. Bookmobile WRIGHT COUNTY BOOKMOBILE
125 Court Square, Hartville, MO 65667
Phone Number: (417) 741-7595 Wright N/A N/A

5. Library System WRIGHT COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 125 Court Square, Hartville, MO 65667
Phone Number: (417) 741-7595 Wright 76,691 59,749

6. Central Library WRIGHT COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 125 Court Square, Hartville, MO 65667
Phone Number: (417) 741-7595 Wright N/A N/A

Overview of Wright County, Missouri

Wright County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 17,955. Its county seat is Hartville.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,769 km² (683 mi²). 1,767 km² (682 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.15% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Laclede County (north)
  • Texas County (east)
  • Douglas County (south)
  • Webster County (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 17,955 people, 7,081 households, and 5,020 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (26/mi²). There are 7,957 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.61% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,081 households out of which 33.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $24,691, and the median income for a family is $29,923. Males have a median income of $24,876 versus $17,608 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,135. 21.70% of the population and 17.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.10% of those under the age of 18 and 17.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Wright County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Hartville
  • Mansfield
  • Mountain Grove
  • Norwood

Map of Wright County Missouri