Ranchester, WY 82839 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 82839: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ranchester, WY 82839

Acceptable Alternative
Acme, WY 82839

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sheridan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.904, Longitude -107.144
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 525
  • Residential Addresses: 80
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 80

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ranchester, WY 82839 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,122
Daytime Population: Workers 220
Daytime Population: Residents 636
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,022
Population in Familes 862
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $51,475
Average Household Income $65,205
Per Capita Income $27,611


Total Housing Units 468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $231,250
Average Home Value $273,137


Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 310
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 0.35% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.42%
Families 0.04% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

Ranchester, WY 82839 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 82839 to the other 170 ZIP Codes 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 # 59 66th
Population Density # 51 70th
Diversity Index # 65 62nd
Median Household Income # 130 24th
Per Capita Income # 128 25th

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