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Lusk, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Lusk had a population of 1,628 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lusk is located at latitude 42.7613 and longitude -104.4584 in Niobrara County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lusk (see map below) 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.

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


Total Population 1,628
Population in Households 1,388
Population in Familes 1,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density2 787
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $41,010
Average Household Income $54,406
Per Capita Income $25,922


Total Housing Units 798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $129,412
Average Home Value $161,050


Total Households 669
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 378
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 0.46% 0.06%
Households 0.2% 0.06%
Families 0.16% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Lusk, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lusk 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 # 42 80th
Population Density # 56 73rd
Diversity Index # 135 35th
Median Household Income # 189 8th
Per Capita Income # 166 19th

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