The Town of Lusk had a population of 1,553 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lusk is located at latitude 42.7625 and longitude -104.4522 in Niobrara County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lusk encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Niobrara County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,016 feet.
The Town of Lusk (GNIS ID: 2412924) 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 Lusk is located within West Niobrara Division of Niobrara County.
|Total Population||1,553 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,319 (84.9%)|
|Population in Families||987 (63.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||234 (15.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,201|
|Average Household Income||$55,325|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,133|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||790 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||500 (63.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||150 (19.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||140 (17.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,267|
|Average Home Value||$138,323|
|Housing Affordability Index3||175|
|Average Household Size||2.03|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.84%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.48%|
The table below compares Lusk 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||# 45||78th|
|Population Density||# 56||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 194||5th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 124||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 182||11th|
|Diversity Index||# 108||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.