Carbon County WY Information


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  1. Carbon County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Carbon County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 16,272
Population in Households 15,463
Population in Familes 12,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 809
Population Density 2
Diversity Index1 49


Median Household Income $57,374
Average Household Income $73,472
Per Capita Income $29,459
Wealth Index3 78


Total Housing Units 8,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,529 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,981 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,268 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $165,256
Housing Affordability Index2 178


Total Households 6,510
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,109
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% -0.1%
Households 0.2% -0.14%
Families 0.0% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.26%


Carbon County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbon County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 12 52nd
Population Density # 21 9th
Diversity Index # 2 96th
Median Household Income # 11 57th
Per Capita Income # 15 39th

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