Cowley, Wyoming Population 2024

872

Cowley is a city located in Big Horn County Wyoming. Cowley has a 2024 population of 872. Cowley is currently growing at a rate of 3.2% annually and its population has increased by 14.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 764 in 2020.

The average household income in Cowley is $85,212 with a poverty rate of 16.14%. The median age in Cowley is 31 years: 32.6 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.

Cowley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cowley was:

  • White: 83.38%
  • Black or African American: 5.69%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Asian: 3.44%
  • Native American: 1.5%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
998.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.14% (108)
The current population of Cowley, Wyoming is 872 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 764.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55783.38%
Black or African American385.69%
Two or more races365.39%
Asian233.44%
Native American101.5%
Other race40.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cowley Population by Race

Cowley Population Pyramid 2024

Cowley Median Age

31

Total

32.6

Male

26.8

Female

Cowley Adults

There are 442 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Cowley.

Cowley Age Dependency

101.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowley Sex Ratio

Female37956.74%
Male28943.26%

Cowley Population by Age

Cowley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1923.4889.110.9
Married1583.7691.18.9
Non Family27085.214.8
Female76.7157.142.9
Male0000

3.79

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

89.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cowley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade174.3%
Associates Degree276.84%
Bachelors Degree7218.23%
Graduate Degree4711.9%
High School Graduate5814.68%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College17444.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cowley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White33031379
Asian232323
2+ Races15150
Black131313
Hispanic10100
Native American550
Other Race444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Cowley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$93,571$0
Graduate Degree$0$53,571$0
High School Graduate$97,969$99,375$0
Less Than 9th Grade$71,429$0$0
Overall$52,813$65,441$15,662
Some College$52,639$54,279$0

$52,813

Average Earnings

$65,441

Average Male

$15,662

Average Female

Cowley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cowley Language

92.14% of Cowley residents speak only English, while 7.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Cowley Language

Cowley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White55010619.27%
Native5120%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.87%

Male Poverty Rate

25.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowley is Native, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowley is White, with 19.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.25%.

Cowley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.69%
Bachelors or Greater8.4%
Some College6.97%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Cowley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed24.27%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cowley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,911$92,329
Households$73,214$85,212
Married Families$75,441$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,208$41,111

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cowley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

77.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

83.5%

Male Marriage Rate

72.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cowley 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 45-54.

Cowley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cowley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cowley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7412
18 to 346
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Cowley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White184.86%

Cowley Veterans by Race

Cowley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cowley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cowley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cowley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.83%

Born in Cowley

95.51%

Native Born

4.49%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.51% of Cowley residents were born in the United States, with 58.83% having been born in Wyoming. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cowley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,007272.76%
2028980272.83%
2027953272.92%
2026926273%
2025899273.1%
2024872273.2%
2023845263.17%
2022819324.07%
2021787233.01%
2020764111.46%
2019753-7-0.92%
201876091.2%
201775130.4%
2016748111.49%
2015737182.5%
201471930.42%
2013716202.87%
2012696152.2%
2011681203.03%
201066100%

Cowley Population by Year