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Medicine Bow, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Medicine Bow had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Medicine Bow is located at latitude 41.8995 and longitude -106.2019 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Medicine Bow (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,565 feet.

The Town of Medicine Bow (GNIS ID: 2412974) 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 Medicine Bow is located within Hanna Division of Carbon County.

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Medicine Bow, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 276
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $37,476
Average Household Income $55,734
Per Capita Income $23,148


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $92,143
Average Home Value $95,588


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.35% -0.22%
Households -0.49% -0.34%
Families 0.15% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Medicine Bow, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medicine Bow to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 115 44th
Population Density # 140 32nd
Diversity Index # 93 54th
Median Household Income # 195 5th
Per Capita Income # 185 10th

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