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Guernsey, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Guernsey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Platte County at latitude 42.2648 and longitude -104.7429. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,354 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Guernsey, but most people and references simply refer to it as Guernsey, Wyoming.

The P1 Census Class Code for Guernsey indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Guernsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Town of Guernsey, WY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,135
Population in Households 1,135
Population in Familes 881
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,109
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $165,730
Average Home Value $189,710
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,897
Average Household Income $50,567
Per Capita Income $22,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% 0.07%
Households -0.05% 0.12%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.59%
Per Capita Income   3.8%
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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Guernsey, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guernsey 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 # 56 73rd
Population Density1 # 38 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 35 83rd
Median Household Income # 183 10th
Per Capita Income # 158 23rd

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