Ralston, WY Profile: Facts & Data


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Ralston, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Ralston Census Designated Place had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2018. Ralston 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 Ralston is located at latitude 44.7069 and longitude -108.8854 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the Ralston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,554 feet.

The Ralston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409126) 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 Ralston Census Designated Place is located within Powell Division of Park County.

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


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $56,997
Average Household Income $74,953
Per Capita Income $30,887


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $280,682
Average Home Value $324,299


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 92
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 0.92% 0.97%
Households 0.89% 0.92%
Families 2.34% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Ralston, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ralston 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 # 110 47th
Population Density # 154 25th
Diversity Index # 110 47th
Median Household Income # 119 42nd
Per Capita Income # 109 47th

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