County Profile

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What sets Wright County apart from the rest? Employers seek out locations that offer a great return on their investment; here in Wright County our wage rates, real estate costs, labor force, and growth set us apart from our peers.

  • Reasonable wage rates:  Avg. in 2010= $33,592 (72% of MN avg. wages); MN= $46,748
  • 4th highest labor force participation in state at 76.8%
  • 205 manufacturing firms (11.8% of workers);  avg. wage= $47,060
  • Manufacturing added jobs in each qtr. of 2010
  • Added the second largest number of jobs of any MN county from 2000 to 2010
  • Second fastest growing county in MN; 38.6% increase in last 10 yrs.
    25.1% increase in available workers from 2000-2010
  • Largest Sectors:
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail Trade (Albertville Premium Outlets)
    • Health Care
    • Education
    • Construction
  • Projecting 200,000 in Wright County by 2030- 62.7% increase
  • 10th largest county in MN in 2010; 124,700
  • Estimated 2011 population: 126,437