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Alcova, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Alcova Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Natrona County at latitude 42.5533 and longitude -106.7295. Natrona County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,371 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Alcova 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 Alcova Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 79
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 65
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $329,808


Median Household Income $63,707
Average Household Income $86,589
Per Capita Income $36,960
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.71%
Households 1.35% 1.61%
Families 4.19% 1.55%
Median Household Income   5.62%
Per Capita Income   3.73%
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.


Alcova, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcova 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 # 171 16th
Population Density1 # 147 28th
Diversity Index2 # 112 45th
Median Household Income # 70 66th
Per Capita Income # 21 90th

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