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Moorcroft, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Town of Moorcroft had a population of 1,034 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Moorcroft is located at latitude 44.2645 and longitude -104.9476 in Crook County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moorcroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crook County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,226 feet.

The Town of Moorcroft (GNIS ID: 2413010) 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 Moorcroft is located within Moorcroft Division of Crook County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moorcroft: Moorcraft.

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


Total Population 1,034
Population in Households 1,034
Population in Familes 830
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 819
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $166,216
Average Home Value $162,677


Median Household Income $60,145
Average Household Income $67,010
Per Capita Income $26,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.25%
Households 0.6% 0.39%
Families 0.5% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Moorcroft, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moorcroft 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 # 58 72nd
Population Density1 # 55 74th
Diversity Index2 # 116 44th
Median Household Income # 79 62nd
Per Capita Income # 148 28th

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