Sweetwater County WY Information


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  1. Sweetwater County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSweetwater County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Sweetwater County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,694
Population in Households 45,015
Population in Familes 36,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 679
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $69,437
Average Household Income $82,373
Per Capita Income $31,092


Total Housing Units 19,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,912 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,045 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,537 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $196,435
Average Home Value $221,411


Total Households 16,957
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 11,584
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 0.51% -0.17%
Households 0.35% -0.25%
Families 0.19% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


Sweetwater County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweetwater County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 87th
Population Density # 11 52nd
Diversity Index # 3 91st
Median Household Income # 4 87th
Per Capita Income # 9 65th

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