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Encampment, Wyoming - Basic Facts

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The Town of Encampment had a population of 435 as of July 1, 2017. Encampment 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 Encampment is located at latitude 41.2088 and longitude -106.7948 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Encampment (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,277 feet.

The Town of Encampment (GNIS ID: 2412700) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Encampment is located within Saratoga Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Encampment population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Encampment: Grand Encampment.

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Encampment, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 435
Daytime Population: Workers 121
Daytime Population: Residents 151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 435
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 272
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $63,146
Average Household Income $71,228
Per Capita Income $33,748


Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (41.0%)
Median Home Value $234,559
Average Home Value $291,038


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.47% -0.56%
Households -0.49% -0.55%
Families 0.94% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Encampment, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Encampment to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 94 54th
Population Density # 100 51st
Diversity Index # 174 15th
Median Household Income # 86 58th
Per Capita Income # 74 64th

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