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Fort Bridger, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Fort Bridger Census Designated Place had a population of 392 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Bridger 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 Fort Bridger is located at latitude 41.3183 and longitude -110.3894 in Uinta County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Bridger Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Uinta County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,673 feet.

The Fort Bridger Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408233) 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 Fort Bridger Census Designated Place is located within Bridger Valley Division of Uinta County.

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


Total Population 392
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 349
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $207,813
Average Home Value $274,630


Median Household Income $54,267
Average Household Income $76,437
Per Capita Income $28,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.06% 1.44%
Households 2.03% 1.33%
Families 2.77% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Fort Bridger, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Bridger 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 # 99 52nd
Population Density1 # 105 49th
Diversity Index2 # 190 8th
Median Household Income # 125 39th
Per Capita Income # 113 45th

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