Niobrara County WY Information


Niobrara County Subdivisions

Niobrara County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,494
Population in Households 2,248
Population in Familes 1,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,068
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 748 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $122,378
Average Home Value $180,548


Median Household Income $38,923
Average Household Income $60,782
Per Capita Income $28,503
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.31%
Households -0.01% -0.24%
Families -0.34% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.


Niobrara County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niobrara County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents 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 # 23 4th
Population Density1 # 23 4th
Diversity Index2 # 22 9th
Median Household Income # 23 4th
Per Capita Income # 14 43rd

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