Platte County, Wyoming Population 2018

Platte County, Wyoming's estimated population is 8,562 with a growth rate of -1.30% 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
20178,562-113-1.30%
20168,675-65-0.74%
20168,740-57-0.65%
20158,797210.24%
20148,776690.79%
20138,707-23-0.26%
20128,730350.40%
20118,695310.36%
20108,6645196.37%
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
White8,229
Two or More Races317
Some Other Race142
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Asian11
Black or African American5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Platte County, Wyoming Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Platte County, Wyoming Median Age

47.2


Total

45.2


Male

49.6


Female

Platte County, Wyoming Adults

There are 6,957 adults, (1,923 of which are seniors) in Platte County, Wyoming.

Platte County, Wyoming Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Wyoming Sex Ratio

Female

4,170

47.71%

Male

4,570

52.29%

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%
Male76.3%23.7%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female45.8%54.2%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte County, Wyoming Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6802.3475.4
Married1,9492.786.2
Non Family1,1981.2466.4
Female3473.0645.8
Male1864.3376.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Platte County, Wyoming Households

Platte County, Wyoming Education

Platte County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2513.97%
9th to 12th Grade3615.71%
High School Graduate2,04532.33%
Some College1,83128.95%
Associates Degree5919.34%
Bachelors Degree92514.62%
Graduate Degree3215.08%

Platte County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8305,3681,204
Hispanic35320323
Multiple Races20713319
Native American3333
Asian77
Other Race33
Black33

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 20.65%.

Platte County, Wyoming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,985$42,301$21,358
Less Than High School$$6,464$2,500
High School Grad$25,865$36,294$10,767
Some College$29,472$37,813$25,478
Bachelors Degree$54,539$68,138$27,250
Graduate Degree$46,063$$38,750

$29,985

Average Earnings

$42,301

Average Male

$21,358

Average Female

Platte County, Wyoming Language

Platte County, Wyoming Language by Age

Platte County, Wyoming Language

95.58% of Platte County, Wyoming residents speak only English, while 4.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,71395212.34%
Hispanic66535052.63%
Other13811986.23%
Multiple3173912.30%

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.43%

Male Poverty Rate

18.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Wyoming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Wyoming is Other, with 86.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Wyoming is Multiple, with 12.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.30%.

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School19.14%
Less Than High School13.47%
Some College5.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Platte County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.99%
Female Employed11.49%
Male Employed8.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Platte County, Wyoming Income

Platte County, Wyoming Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,051$68,482
Families$55,580$70,484
Married Families$65,982$
Non Families$22,409$61,338

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Platte County, Wyoming Marital Status by Race

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by War

793

Number of Veterans

782

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam372
First Gulf War182
Korea110
Second Gulf War66
World War II25

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74287
75+205
35 to 54161
55 to 64108
18 to 3432

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White78511.90%
Hispanic265.44%
2 or More52.42%
Other33.00%

Platte County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Wyoming Employment Status

Platte County, Wyoming Employment by Age

59%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Platte County, Wyoming Employment by Race

Platte County, Wyoming Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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