The Town of Wamsutter had a population of 438 as of July 1, 2020. Wamsutter ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Wamsutter is located at latitude 41.673 and longitude -107.9792 in Sweetwater County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wamsutter encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,745 feet.
The Town of Wamsutter (GNIS ID: 2413445) 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 Wamsutter is located within Wamsutter Division of Sweetwater County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wamsutter: Elephants Back, Washakie.
|Total Population||438 (100%)|
|Population in Households||438 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||321 (73.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$75,996|
|Average Household Income||$92,402|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||6%|
|Per Capita Income||$40,053|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||289 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||120 (41.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||66 (22.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||102 (35.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,333|
|Average Home Value||$258,333|
|Housing Affordability Index3||350|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||-0.51%|
|Per Capita Income||-1.06%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.34%|
The table below compares Wamsutter 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||# 89||57th|
|Population Density||# 101||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 46||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 200||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 35||83rd|
|Diversity Index||# 12||95th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.