Carbon County WY Information


Carbon County Subdivisions

Carbon County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,688
Population in Households 14,879
Population in Familes 11,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 809
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $59,398
Average Household Income $73,750
Per Capita Income $30,474


Total Housing Units 8,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,370 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,845 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,442 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $167,213
Average Home Value $196,047


Total Households 6,215
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,937
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.2%
Households -0.33% -0.3%
Families -0.52% -0.41%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.2%


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, 2018 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 # 8 70th
Per Capita Income # 11 57th

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