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Powell, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Powell had a population of 6,448 as of July 1, 2015. Powell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Powell is located at latitude 44.7618 and longitude -108.7576 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powell (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,393 feet.

The City of Powell (GNIS ID: 2411481) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powell: Camp Colter.

City of Powell, WY Boundary Map

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Powell, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,448
Population in Households 5,767
Population in Familes 4,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 681
Population Density1 1,519
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,534
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,484
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,557 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 977 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $185,322
Average Home Value $202,298
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,024
Average Household Income $55,578
Per Capita Income $22,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.74%
Households 0.54% 0.9%
Families 0.46% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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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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, 2015 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 # 15 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 39 82nd
Median Household Income # 174 15th
Per Capita Income # 171 16th

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