Lusk, Wyoming Population 2024

1,433

Lusk is a city located in Niobrara County Wyoming. Lusk has a 2024 population of 1,433. It is also the county seat of Niobrara County.Lusk is currently declining at a rate of -1.44% annually and its population has decreased by -6.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,528 in 2020.

The average household income in Lusk is $59,761 with a poverty rate of 24.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lusk is 43.8 years, 47.4 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Lusk Demographics

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

  • White: 90.7%
  • Native American: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.93%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
692.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.22% (-95)
The current population of Lusk, Wyoming is 1,433 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,528.

Lusk, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,36590.7%
Native American654.32%
Two or more races463.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander291.93%
Black or African American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Lusk Population by Race

Lusk Population Pyramid 2024

Lusk Median Age

43.8

Total

47.4

Male

42.3

Female

Lusk Adults

There are 1,205 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in Lusk.

Lusk Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lusk Sex Ratio

Female92361.33%
Male58238.67%

Lusk Population by Age

Lusk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6531.9562.637.4
Non Family3401.116535
Married2352.7369.430.6
Female533.730.269.8
Male252.363664
showing: 5 rows

2.73

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lusk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lusk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lusk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.81%.

Lusk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,250

Average Earnings

$47,803

Average Male

$20,268

Average Female

Lusk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lusk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lusk Language

94.65% of Lusk residents speak only English, while 5.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.5% of the population.

Lusk Language

Lusk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,09328025.62%
Islander2929100%
showing: 2 rows

24.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.69%

Male Poverty Rate

27.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lusk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lusk is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lusk is White, with 25.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.4%.

Lusk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade73.24%
High School21.31%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Lusk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed13.46%
Female Employed11.86%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lusk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lusk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lusk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lusk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lusk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Lusk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lusk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lusk Veterans by War

count

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Lusk Veterans by Age

count

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Lusk Veterans by Race

Lusk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lusk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lusk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lusk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lusk 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

40.93%

Born in Lusk

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lusk residents were born in the United States, with 40.93% having been born in Wyoming. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lusk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,328-21-1.56%
20281,349-21-1.53%
20271,370-21-1.51%
20261,391-21-1.49%
20251,412-21-1.47%
20241,433-21-1.44%
20231,454-21-1.42%
20221,475-21-1.4%
20211,496-32-2.09%
20201,528140.92%
20191,514-41-2.64%
20181,555100.65%
20171,545-36-2.28%
20161,581-20-1.25%
20151,60170.44%
20141,594-33-2.03%
20131,627503.17%
20121,57760.38%
20111,571-1-0.06%
20101,572
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Lusk Population by Year