Arapahoe, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arapahoe, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Arapahoe Census Designated Place had a population of 1,703 as of July 1, 2015. Arapahoe ranks in the upper 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 Arapahoe is located at latitude 42.9926 and longitude -108.4527 in Fremont County. 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. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,007 feet.

The Arapahoe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407752) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Arapahoe Census Designated Place is located within of Fremont County.

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

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


Total Population 1,703
Population in Households 1,699
Population in Familes 1,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 3.96
Family Households 345
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $141,518
Average Home Value $174,399


Median Household Income $43,932
Average Household Income $54,386
Per Capita Income $14,205
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.5%
Households 0.63% 0.55%
Families 0.68% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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, 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 # 41 80th
Population Density1 # 149 27th
Diversity Index2 # 17 92nd
Median Household Income # 171 16th
Per Capita Income # 201 1st

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