Platte County WY Information


Platte County Subdivisions

Platte County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,136
Daytime Population: Workers 4,592
Daytime Population: Residents 4,734
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,326
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 9,033
Population in Familes 7,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $50,529
Average Household Income $67,679
Per Capita Income $30,375


Total Housing Units 4,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,980 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,067 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 898 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $144,753
Average Home Value $183,180


Total Households 4,047
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,586
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.6%
Households 0.73% 0.61%
Families 0.44% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Platte County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 17 30th
Population Density # 10 61st
Diversity Index # 15 39th
Median Household Income # 19 22nd
Per Capita Income # 12 52nd

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