Thermopolis, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Thermopolis, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Thermopolis had a population of 2,910 as of July 1, 2016. Thermopolis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thermopolis is located at latitude 43.6482 and longitude -108.2145 in Hot Springs County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Thermopolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Hot Springs County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

The Town of Thermopolis (GNIS ID: 2413384) 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 Thermopolis is located within Thermopolis West Division of Hot Springs County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,910
Population in Households 2,886
Population in Familes 2,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,221
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,368
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 786
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 890 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 478 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $127,674
Average Home Value $142,368
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,905
Average Household Income $53,080
Per Capita Income $25,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.51%
Households -0.24% -0.32%
Families -0.64% -0.59%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Thermopolis, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thermopolis 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 # 27 87th
Population Density1 # 33 84th
Diversity Index2 # 127 37th
Median Household Income # 187 9th
Per Capita Income # 157 24th

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