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Story, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Story Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sheridan County at latitude 44.5731 and longitude -106.9142. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,036 feet.

The formal official name is the Story Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Story, Wyoming.

The U5 Census Class Code for Story indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Story Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 872
Population in Households 872
Population in Familes 691
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 432
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $193,534
Average Home Value $252,360


Median Household Income $53,495
Average Household Income $68,993
Per Capita Income $31,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.23% 1.14%
Households 1.53% 1.26%
Families 3.11% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Story, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Story 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 # 62 70th
Population Density1 # 127 38th
Diversity Index2 # 187 8th
Median Household Income # 118 42nd
Per Capita Income # 51 75th

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