Fort Laramie, WY Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Laramie, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Laramie had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Laramie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Laramie is located at latitude 42.2134 and longitude -104.5178 in Goshen County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Laramie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Goshen County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,239 feet.

The Town of Fort Laramie (GNIS ID: 2412641) 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 Fort Laramie is located within Torrington Division of Goshen County.

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Fort Laramie, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 275
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,032
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $52,425
Average Household Income $61,110
Per Capita Income $27,598


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $179,167
Average Home Value $244,213


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 87
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 2.19% 0.65%
Households 2.03% 0.6%
Families 4.61% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.87%

Fort Laramie, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Laramie 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 # 116 44th
Population Density # 44 79th
Diversity Index # 134 34th
Median Household Income # 146 29th
Per Capita Income # 146 29th

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