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The Town of Wheatland had a population of 3,751 as of July 1, 2020. Wheatland ranks in the upper 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 Wheatland is located at latitude 42.0544 and longitude -104.9528 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wheatland encompass a land area of 4.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,751 feet.
The Town of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 2413476) 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 Wheatland is located within Wheatland Division of Platte County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheatland: Gilchrist.
|Total Population||3,751 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,648 (97.3%)|
|Population in Families||2,807 (74.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||103 ( 2.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,085|
|Average Household Income||$63,638|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,750|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,011 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,165 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||574 (28.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||272 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$186,721|
|Average Home Value||$244,721|
|Housing Affordability Index3||153|
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.96%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.03%|
The table below compares Wheatland to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 22||90th|
|Population Density||# 49||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 177||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 101||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 129||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 66||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.