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Kemmerer, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Kemmerer had a population of 2,632 as of July 1, 2019. Kemmerer 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 Kemmerer is located at latitude 41.7924 and longitude -110.5377 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kemmerer encompass a land area of 7.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,949 feet.

The City of Kemmerer (GNIS ID: 2410176) 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 Kemmerer is located within Kemmerer East Division of Lincoln County.


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Kemmerer, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kemmerer, WY Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of Wyoming Housing Affordability Index is 138
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Kemmerer, WY Wealth Index is 76
State of Wyoming Wealth Index is 81
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,632
Population in Households 2,590
Population in Familes 2,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density 338
Diversity Index1 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,029
Average Household Income $77,390
Per Capita Income $32,020
Wealth Index3 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 812 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 263 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $177,650
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,076
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.1% 0.15%
Households -0.02% 0.19%
Families -0.39% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

Kemmerer, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kemmerer to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 28 87th
Population Density # 87 58th
Diversity Index # 50 76th
Median Household Income # 81 61st
Per Capita Income # 92 55th

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