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Medicine Bow, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Town of Medicine Bow had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Medicine Bow is located at latitude 41.8995 and longitude -106.2019 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Medicine Bow (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,565 feet.

The Town of Medicine Bow (GNIS ID: 2412974) 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 Medicine Bow is located within Hanna Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Medicine Bow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Medicine Bow, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 275
Daytime Population: Workers 97
Daytime Population: Residents 173
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 270
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $53,170
Per Capita Income $22,346

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $89,865
Average Home Value $96,176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.66%
Households -0.45% -0.67%
Families 0.0% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Medicine Bow, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medicine Bow to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 113 45th
Population Density # 140 32nd
Diversity Index # 98 52nd
Median Household Income # 201 3rd
Per Capita Income # 187 9th

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