Arapahoe, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arapahoe, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Arapahoe Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fremont County at latitude 42.9926 and longitude -108.4527. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,007 feet.

The formal official name is the Arapahoe Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Arapahoe, Wyoming.

The U5 Census Class Code for Arapahoe indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Arapahoe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

Arapahoe Census Designated Place, WY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,722
Population in Households 1,718
Population in Familes 1,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 434
Average Household Size 3.96
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $155,593


Median Household Income $44,664
Average Household Income $58,073
Per Capita Income $15,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 0.73%
Households 1.06% 0.77%
Families 1.04% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   4.63%
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.


Arapahoe, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arapahoe 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 # 41 80th
Population Density1 # 149 27th
Diversity Index2 # 16 93rd
Median Household Income # 163 20th
Per Capita Income # 199 2nd

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