Guernsey, WY Profile: Facts & Data


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Guernsey, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Guernsey had a population of 1,159 as of July 1, 2018. Guernsey 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 Guernsey is located at latitude 42.2648 and longitude -104.7429 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Guernsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,354 feet.

The Town of Guernsey (GNIS ID: 2412714) 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 Guernsey is located within Guernsey Division of Platte County.

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


Total Population 1,159
Population in Households 1,159
Population in Familes 901
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,133
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $45,625
Average Household Income $52,510
Per Capita Income $23,399


Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $145,000
Average Home Value $164,904


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 316
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 0.13% 0.05%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.04% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Guernsey, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guernsey 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 # 54 74th
Population Density # 37 82nd
Diversity Index # 30 86th
Median Household Income # 180 12th
Per Capita Income # 180 12th

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