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Powell, Wyoming - Basic Facts

Powell is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Powell.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Park County at latitude 44.7538 and longitude -108.7574. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,393 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Powell (see map) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powell: Camp Colter.

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Powell, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell 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 # 16 93rd
Population Density1 # 17 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 47 77th
Median Household Income # 178 13th
Per Capita Income # 168 18th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,277
Population in Households 5,642
Population in Familes 4,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 635
Population Density1 1,479
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,498
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,462
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,541 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 957 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $173,210
Average Home Value $190,185
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,472
Average Household Income $53,601
Per Capita Income $21,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% 0.46%
Households 0.33% 0.6%
Families 0.21% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   4.42%
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.

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