Big Piney, WY Profile: Facts & Data


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Big Piney, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Big Piney had a population of 536 as of July 1, 2018. Big Piney 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 Big Piney is located at latitude 42.539 and longitude -110.1149 in Sublette County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Big Piney (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sublette County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,824 feet.

The Town of Big Piney (GNIS ID: 2411687) 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 Big Piney is located within Big Piney Division of Sublette County.

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


Total Population 536
Population in Households 456
Population in Familes 360
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 1,197
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $76,082
Average Household Income $82,946
Per Capita Income $33,157


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $220,714
Average Home Value $251,825


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 139
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 -0.36% -0.8%
Households -0.38% -0.92%
Families 0.72% -1.03%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Big Piney, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Piney 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 # 81 61st
Population Density # 31 85th
Diversity Index # 25 88th
Median Household Income # 38 82nd
Per Capita Income # 86 58th

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