Platte County, Wyoming Population 2019

Platte County, Wyoming's estimated population is 8,561 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Platte County, Wyoming is the 17th largest county in Wyoming.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,56650.06%
20178,561-106-1.22%
20168,667-130-1.48%
20158,797250.28%
20148,772630.72%
20138,709-18-0.21%
20128,727320.37%
20118,695300.35%
20108,6655206.38%
19908,145-3,830-31.98%
198011,9755,48984.63%
19706,486-709-9.85%
19607,195-730-9.21%
19507,925-88-1.10%
19408,013-1,682-17.35%
19309,6952,27430.64%
19207,4210.00%

Platte County, Wyoming Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,282
Two or More Races238
Some Other Race134
Asian43
American Indian and Alaska Native3
Black or African American3

Platte County, Wyoming Population Pyramid 2019

Platte County, Wyoming Median Age

46.7


Total

44.6


Male

49.8


Female

Platte County, Wyoming Adults

There are 6,892 adults, (2,005 of whom are seniors) in Platte County, Wyoming.

Platte County, Wyoming Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Wyoming Sex Ratio

Female

4,168

47.89%

Male

4,535

52.11%

Platte County, Wyoming Households and Families

Platte County, Wyoming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Platte County, Wyoming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All76.4%23.6%
Male75.7%24.3%
Non Family68%32%
Female27%73%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7402.376.4
Married2,0772.8686.2
Non Family1,3301.1768
Female1853.1727
Male1483.4175.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Platte County, Wyoming Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1342.13%
9th to 12th Grade3455.49%
High School Graduate2,04032.45%
Some College1,68226.76%
Associates Degree66210.53%
Bachelors Degree92014.64%
Graduate Degree5038.00%

Platte County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7675,4781,370
Hispanic39320320
Multiple Races10410433
Asian2121
Other Race55
Black22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,003$40,424$21,995
Less Than High School$$6,435$13,389
High School Grad$23,143$35,985$12,537
Some College$28,523$46,071$24,975
Bachelors Degree$48,382$60,417$
Graduate Degree$49,688$$41,875

$28,003

Average Earnings

$40,424

Average Male

$21,995

Average Female

Platte County, Wyoming Language

Platte County, Wyoming Language by Age

Platte County, Wyoming Language

93.35% of Platte County, Wyoming residents speak only English, while 6.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.37% of the population.

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6626027.86%
Hispanic66229444.41%
Other13312896.24%
Multiple23373.00%

10.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.04%

Male Poverty Rate

13.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Wyoming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Wyoming is Other, with 96.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Wyoming is Multiple, with 3.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.59%
High School12.10%
Some College4.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.53%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Male Employed5.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Platte County, Wyoming Income

Platte County, Wyoming Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,380$71,200
Families$65,219$77,939
Married Families$68,832-
Non Families$26,772$57,956

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte County, Wyoming Married by Age and Sex

Platte County, Wyoming Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status by Race

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans

776

Number of Veterans

771

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam310
Korea149
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War91
World War II22

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White76311.42%
Hispanic224.66%
2 or More87.48%
Other57.04%

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Wyoming Employment Status

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Platte County, Wyoming

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wheatland36273606-21-0.58%
Guernsey11471171242.09%
Chugwater21221200.00%
Glendo205203-2-0.98%
Hartville6261-1-1.61%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990