Washakie County WY Information


Washakie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,510
Daytime Population: Workers 4,400
Daytime Population: Residents 4,368
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,768
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 8,370
Population in Familes 6,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $52,679
Average Household Income $71,834
Per Capita Income $29,935


Total Housing Units 3,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,507 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 971 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $180,543
Average Home Value $210,431


Total Households 3,478
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,340
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 -0.04% -0.16%
Households -0.06% -0.18%
Families -0.32% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Washakie County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washakie 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 # 19 22nd
Population Density # 15 39th
Diversity Index # 6 78th
Median Household Income # 17 30th
Per Capita Income # 15 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.