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The Wilson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,489 as of July 1, 2016. Wilson ranks in the lower 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 Wilson is located at latitude 43.4752 and longitude -110.9146 in Teton County. The formal boundaries for the Wilson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Teton County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,152 feet.

The Wilson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409603) 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 Wilson Census Designated Place is located within Jackson Hole Division of Teton County.

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


Total Population 1,489
Population in Households 1,482
Population in Familes 955
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 674
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 951 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $943,333
Average Home Value $877,844


Median Household Income $75,814
Average Household Income $102,717
Per Capita Income $48,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.62%
Households 0.0% 0.53%
Families -0.9% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Wilson, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 47 77th
Population Density1 # 147 28th
Diversity Index2 # 185 10th
Median Household Income # 32 85th
Per Capita Income # 8 97th

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