Weston County WY Information


Weston County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,439
Population in Households 7,126
Population in Familes 5,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 3,109
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,976
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,341 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 768 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 518 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $163,372
Average Home Value $209,750


Median Household Income $54,823
Average Household Income $69,253
Per Capita Income $30,418
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.67%
Households 0.46% 0.65%
Families 0.15% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.


Weston County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weston County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents 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 # 20 17th
Population Density1 # 17 30th
Diversity Index2 # 17 30th
Median Household Income # 12 52nd
Per Capita Income # 7 74th

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