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Lost Springs, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Lost Springs had a population of 4 as of July 1, 2016. Lost Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lost Springs is located at latitude 42.7652 and longitude -104.9255 in Converse County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lost Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Converse County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,997 feet.

The Town of Lost Springs (GNIS ID: 2412919) 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 Lost Springs is located within Douglas Division of Converse County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lost Springs 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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Lost Springs, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4
Population in Households 4
Population in Familes 4
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 3
Average Household Size 1.33
Family Households 2
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $275,000
Average Home Value $275,000


Median Household Income $59,164
Average Household Income $75,522
Per Capita Income $31,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   7.39%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Lost Springs, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lost Springs 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 # 203 1st
Population Density1 # 158 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 201 0th
Median Household Income # 86 58th
Per Capita Income # 70 66th

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