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The City of Lander had a population of 7,604 as of July 1, 2020. Lander ranks in 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 Lander is located at latitude 42.833 and longitude -108.7307 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lander encompass a land area of 4.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,354 feet.
The City of Lander (GNIS ID: 2411622) 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 City of Lander is located within Lander Division of Fremont County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lander: Camp Brown, Push Root.
|Total Population||7,604 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,356 (96.7%)|
|Population in Families||5,556 (73.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||248 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,402|
|Average Household Income||$67,716|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,638|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,505 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,059 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,150 (32.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||296 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$222,222|
|Average Home Value||$241,634|
|Housing Affordability Index3||144|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||-0.06%|
|Per Capita Income||0.94%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.41%|
The table below compares Lander 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.
|Total Population||# 13||94th|
|Population Density||# 54||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 156||24th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 97||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 134||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 46||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.