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Reliance, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Reliance Census Designated Place had a population of 728 as of July 1, 2016. Reliance ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Reliance is located at latitude 41.6682 and longitude -109.1977 in Sweetwater County. The formal boundaries for the Reliance Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,529 feet.

The Reliance Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409162) 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.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Reliance Census Designated Place is located within Rock Springs North Division of Sweetwater County.

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

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


Total Population 728
Population in Households 728
Population in Familes 583
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 177
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $37,766
Average Home Value $61,150


Median Household Income $55,148
Average Household Income $60,459
Per Capita Income $20,934
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.03%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 0.77% -0.21%
Median Household Income   -1.09%
Per Capita Income   -0.08%
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.

Reliance, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Reliance 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 # 68 67th
Population Density1 # 113 45th
Diversity Index2 # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 115 44th
Per Capita Income # 188 8th

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