Fort Washakie, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Washakie, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Fort Washakie Census Designated Place had a population of 1,684 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Washakie is located at latitude 43.0069 and longitude -108.9204 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Washakie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,571 feet.

The Fort Washakie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408245) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fort Washakie Census Designated Place is located within of Fremont County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Washakie 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 Fort Washakie: Camp Brown.

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


Total Population 1,684
Daytime Population: Workers 740
Daytime Population: Residents 1,126
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,866
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,634
Population in Familes 1,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 81
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $35,484
Average Household Income $45,853
Per Capita Income $14,112


Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $193,833


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 3.45
Family Households 350
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.6% -0.93%
Households -0.65% -0.95%
Families -1.27% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Fort Washakie, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Washakie 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 # 40 81st
Population Density # 139 32nd
Diversity Index # 56 72nd
Median Household Income # 198 3rd
Per Capita Income # 203 1st

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