Fort Washakie, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Washakie, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Fort Washakie Census Designated Place had a population of 1,798 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Washakie 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 Fort Washakie is located at latitude 43.0069 and longitude -108.9204 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Washakie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,571 feet.

The Fort Washakie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408245) 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 Fort Washakie Census Designated Place is located within of Fremont County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Washakie 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 Fort Washakie: Camp Brown.

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


Total Population 1,798
Population in Households 1,747
Population in Familes 1,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 86
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 508
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $95,714
Average Home Value $184,652


Median Household Income $34,252
Average Household Income $44,465
Per Capita Income $13,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.02%
Households 0.38% 0.04%
Families -0.29% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -1.59%
Per Capita Income   0.0%
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.

Fort Washakie, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Washakie 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 # 40 81st
Population Density1 # 136 34th
Diversity Index2 # 48 77th
Median Household Income # 200 2nd
Per Capita Income # 203 1st

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