82222 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Lance Creek, WY

ZIP Code 82222: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lance Creek, WY 82222

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Niobrara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.18, Longitude -104.6
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 30
  • Residential Addresses: 46
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 46
  • Foreclosures in WY 82222

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Lance Creek, WY 82222 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 191 (100%)
Population in Households 155 (81.2%)
Population in Families 119 (62.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 36 (18.8%)
Population Density 0
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $39,051
Average Household Income $61,974
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $24,621
Wealth Index5 54


Total HU (Housing Units) 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $188,636
Average Home Value $436,905
Housing Affordability Index3 109


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.46% -0.10%
Households -0.56% 0.00%
Families   -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Lance Creek, WY 82222 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 82222 to the other 174 ZIP Codes in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 123 30th
Population Density # 157 7th
Median Household Income # 169 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 75 43rd
Per Capita Income # 162 7th
Diversity Index # 112 37th

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