Guernsey, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Guernsey, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Guernsey had a population of 1,144 as of July 1, 2015. Guernsey 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 Guernsey is located at latitude 42.2648 and longitude -104.7429 in Platte County. 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. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,354 feet.

The Town of Guernsey (GNIS ID: 2412714) 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 Guernsey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Guernsey, WY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,144
Population in Households 1,144
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,118
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 504
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $189,333
Average Home Value $204,167
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,325
Average Household Income $49,537
Per Capita Income $22,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.26%
Households 0.0% 0.32%
Families 0.0% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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, 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 # 55 73rd
Population Density1 # 38 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 33 84th
Median Household Income # 184 10th
Per Capita Income # 175 14th

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