Washam, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Washam, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Washam Census Designated Place had a population of 53 as of July 1, 2016. Washam ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washam is located at latitude 41.0056 and longitude -109.6991 in Sweetwater County. The formal boundaries for the Washam Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,860 feet.

The Washam Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409534) 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 Washam Census Designated Place is located within Green River South Division of Sweetwater County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washam 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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Washam, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 53
Population in Households 51
Population in Familes 45
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (55.7%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $317,500


Median Household Income $83,097
Average Household Income $100,772
Per Capita Income $37,717
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.74%
Households 0.61% 0.73%
Families 4.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Washam, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washam 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 # 183 11th
Population Density1 # 182 11th
Diversity Index2 # 59 72nd
Median Household Income # 12 95th
Per Capita Income # 33 84th

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