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Wamsutter, Wyoming - Basic Facts

Wamsutter is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Wamsutter.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sweetwater County at latitude 41.673 and longitude -107.9792. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,745 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Wamsutter (see map) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wamsutter: Elephants Back, Washakie.

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Wamsutter, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wamsutter 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 # 85 59th
Population Density1 # 90 56th
Diversity Index2 # 11 95th
Median Household Income # 64 69th
Per Capita Income # 18 92nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 470
Population in Households 470
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $109,211
Average Home Value $150,620
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,802
Average Household Income $87,682
Per Capita Income $38,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 1.08%
Households 1.22% 1.18%
Families 1.03% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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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