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Encampment, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Encampment is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carbon County at latitude 41.2088 and longitude -106.7948. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,277 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Encampment, but most people and references simply refer to it as Encampment, Wyoming.

The P1 Census Class Code for Encampment indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Encampment (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Encampment: Grand Encampment.

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Encampment, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 443
Population in Households 443
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 277
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (38.1%)
Median Home Value $193,269
Average Home Value $246,818


Median Household Income $50,717
Average Household Income $62,815
Per Capita Income $30,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.23%
Households -0.1% -0.09%
Families 2.64% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   5.68%
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.


Encampment, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Encampment to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 89 57th
Population Density1 # 99 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 168 18th
Median Household Income # 146 29th
Per Capita Income # 71 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.