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Wheatland, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Town of Wheatland had a population of 3,776 as of July 1, 2016. Wheatland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wheatland is located at latitude 42.0516 and longitude -104.9595 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,751 feet.

The Town of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 2413476) 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.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Wheatland is located within Wheatland Division of Platte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheatland: Gilchrist.

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


Total Population 3,776
Population in Households 3,673
Population in Familes 2,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 922
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,722
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,030
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,198 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 524 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $134,928
Average Home Value $172,621


Median Household Income $43,619
Average Household Income $57,532
Per Capita Income $26,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.66%
Households 0.62% 0.65%
Families 0.9% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.

Wheatland, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 89th
Population Density1 # 51 75th
Diversity Index2 # 62 70th
Median Household Income # 179 13th
Per Capita Income # 145 29th

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