Sweetwater County WY Information

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Sweetwater County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 46,203
Population in Households 45,472
Population in Familes 36,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 731
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,320
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 11,795
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,941 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,379 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,390 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $201,674
Average Home Value $208,760
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,180
Average Household Income $80,857
Per Capita Income $30,868
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.43%
Households 0.8% 0.41%
Families 0.54% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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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Sweetwater County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweetwater County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 87th
Population Density1 # 12 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 4 91st
Median Household Income # 4 87th
Per Capita Income # 6 78th

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