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Powell, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Powell had a population of 6,504 as of July 1, 2018. Powell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Powell is located at latitude 44.7618 and longitude -108.7576 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powell (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,393 feet.

The City of Powell (GNIS ID: 2411481) 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 Powell is located within Powell Division of Park County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powell: Camp Colter.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,504
Population in Households 5,914
Population in Familes 4,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 590
Population Density2 1,534
Diversity Index3 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,180
Average Household Income $61,659
Per Capita Income $27,592

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,728 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 835 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $185,199
Average Home Value $232,924
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,564
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,492
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.36% 0.67%
Households 0.49% 0.65%
Families 0.36% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Powell, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell 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 # 15 93rd
Population Density # 15 93rd
Diversity Index # 45 78th
Median Household Income # 177 14th
Per Capita Income # 147 28th

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