Red Butte, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Red Butte, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Red Butte Census Designated Place had a population of 499 as of July 1, 2017. Red Butte 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 Red Butte is located at latitude 42.8062 and longitude -106.4346 in Natrona County. The formal boundaries for the Red Butte Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Natrona County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,177 feet.

The Red Butte Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409148) 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 Red Butte Census Designated Place is located within Hells Half Acre Division of Natrona County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Butte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Red Butte, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 499
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,162
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $72,685
Average Household Income $80,411
Per Capita Income $29,736


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $220,109
Average Home Value $242,484


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.47% 2.41%
Households 1.44% 2.37%
Families 0.7% 2.29%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Red Butte, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Butte to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 83 60th
Population Density # 35 83rd
Diversity Index # 79 62nd
Median Household Income # 45 78th
Per Capita Income # 117 43rd

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