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Powder River, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Powder River Census Designated Place had a population of 49 as of July 1, 2018. Powder River ranks in the lower 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 Powder River is located at latitude 43.0521 and longitude -106.9906 in Natrona County. The formal boundaries for the Powder River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Natrona County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,718 feet.

The Powder River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409099) 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 Powder River Census Designated Place is located within Hells Half Acre Division of Natrona County.

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Powder River, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 49
Population in Households 49
Population in Familes 40
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $68,306
Average Household Income $80,443
Per Capita Income $34,985


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $387,500
Average Home Value $548,684


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.31% 0.8%
Households 1.44% 0.73%
Families 6.15% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Powder River, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powder River 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 # 187 9th
Population Density # 188 8th
Diversity Index # 123 40th
Median Household Income # 66 68th
Per Capita Income # 69 67th

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