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Johnstown, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Johnstown Census Designated Place had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2020. Johnstown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Johnstown is located at latitude 43.1183 and longitude -108.7015 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Johnstown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 31.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.61 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,259 feet.

The Johnstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408449) 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 Johnstown Census Designated Place is located within of Fremont County.


Johnstown, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 236 (100%)
Population in Households 236 (100.0%)
Population in Families 207 (87.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 8
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $56,836
Average Household Income $82,756
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $29,752
Wealth Index5 106


Total HU (Housing Units) 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $278,125
Average Home Value $440,942
Housing Affordability Index3 133


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.24% -0.51%
Households -0.12% -0.5%
Families -0.6% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.6%


Johnstown, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnstown to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 120 41st
Population Density # 189 7th
Median Household Income # 128 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 88 43rd
Per Capita Income # 123 40th
Diversity Index # 11 96th

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