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The Town of Moorcroft had a population of 965 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Moorcroft is located at latitude 44.2645 and longitude -104.9476 in Crook County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moorcroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crook County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,226 feet.

The Town of Moorcroft (GNIS ID: 2413010) 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 Moorcroft is located within Moorcroft Division of Crook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moorcroft 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 Moorcroft: Moorcraft.

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


Total Population 965
Daytime Population: Workers 684
Daytime Population: Residents 466
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,150
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 965
Population in Familes 773
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 764
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $63,974
Average Household Income $69,538
Per Capita Income $26,994


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $183,824
Average Home Value $177,004


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 240
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.61% -0.25%
Households -0.54% -0.21%
Families -0.78% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Moorcroft, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moorcroft 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 # 59 72nd
Population Density # 57 73rd
Diversity Index # 110 46th
Median Household Income # 80 61st
Per Capita Income # 154 25th

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