Whiting, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Whiting, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Whiting Census Designated Place had a population of 88 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Whiting is located at latitude 42.0089 and longitude -104.9711 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the Whiting Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,846 feet.

The Whiting Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585086) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whiting 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 Whiting: Ladogar Flats.

Whiting Census Designated Place, WY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 88
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $255,469
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,483
Average Household Income $81,366
Per Capita Income $34,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.33%
Households 0.98% 1.46%
Families 1.32% 1.3%
Median Household Income   5.02%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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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Whiting, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whiting 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 # 167 18th
Population Density1 # 144 30th
Diversity Index2 # 97 53rd
Median Household Income # 83 60th
Per Capita Income # 35 83rd

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