Encampment, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Encampment, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Town of Encampment had a population of 440 as of July 1, 2015. Encampment ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Encampment is located at latitude 41.2088 and longitude -106.7948 in Carbon County. 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. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,277 feet.

The Town of Encampment (GNIS ID: 2412700) 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 Encampment is located within Saratoga Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Encampment population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Encampment: Grand Encampment.

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Encampment, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 440
Population in Households 440
Population in Familes 345
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 276
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $216,304
Average Home Value $257,822


Median Household Income $40,091
Average Household Income $43,641
Per Capita Income $21,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.18%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families 2.0% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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, 2015 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 # 176 14th
Median Household Income # 186 9th
Per Capita Income # 181 11th

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