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Ranchettes, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Ranchettes Census Designated Place had a population of 6,320 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ranchettes is located at latitude 41.2184 and longitude -104.7729 in Laramie County. The formal boundaries for the Ranchettes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 49.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Laramie County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,201 feet.

The Ranchettes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409130) 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 Ranchettes Census Designated Place is located within Cheyenne East Division of Laramie County.

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


Total Population 6,320
Population in Households 6,314
Population in Familes 5,629
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 2,389
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,906
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,122 (85.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 267 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $341,784
Average Home Value $379,204


Median Household Income $98,610
Average Household Income $112,533
Per Capita Income $42,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.73%
Households 1.41% 1.68%
Families 0.79% 1.55%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Ranchettes, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranchettes 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 # 17 92nd
Population Density1 # 126 39th
Diversity Index2 # 67 68th
Median Household Income # 5 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 92nd

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