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The Town of Elk Mountain had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elk Mountain is located at latitude 41.6883 and longitude -106.4135 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elk Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,264 feet.

The Town of Elk Mountain (GNIS ID: 2412475) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Elk Mountain is located within Hanna Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elk Mountain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Elk Mountain, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 192
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 694
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $184,545


Median Household Income $51,408
Average Household Income $63,039
Per Capita Income $26,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.26%
Families -1.73% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Elk Mountain, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk Mountain to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 134 35th
Population Density1 # 61 71st
Diversity Index2 # 150 27th
Median Household Income # 142 31st
Per Capita Income # 146 29th

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