Lusk, Wyoming Population 2022

1,445
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Lusk is a city located in Niobrara County Wyoming. Lusk has a 2020 population of 1,445. It is also the county seat of Niobrara County. Lusk is currently declining at a rate of -1.83% annually and its population has decreased by -8.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,572 in 2010.

The average household income in Lusk is $48,383 with a poverty rate of 28.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $105,700. The median age in Lusk is 36 years, 40.3 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Lusk Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Luskwas:

  • White: 90.87%
  • Native American: 3.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.20%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Lusk, Wyoming is 1,445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,445.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,572.

Lusk, Wyoming Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44490.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native563.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander352.20%
Some Other Race40.25%
Two or More Races503.15%
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Lusk Population by Race

Lusk Population Pyramid 2022

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Lusk Median Age

36.5


Total

38.8


Male

36.2


Female

Lusk Adults

There are 1,186 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Lusk.

Lusk Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lusk Sex Ratio

Female

957

60.23%

Male

632

39.77%

Lusk Population by Age

Lusk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lusk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family87.3%12.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Married69.4%30.6%
Male40%60%
Female31.4%68.6%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lusk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5412.4472.6
Married2423.3369.4
Male352.7440
Female353.7131.4
Non Family2291.2687.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Lusk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.51%
9th to 12th Grade979.14%
High School Graduate39337.04%
Some College35133.08%
Associates Degree656.13%
Bachelors Degree11210.56%
Graduate Degree272.54%
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Lusk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lusk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White853807136
2+ Races47473
Other Race44
Hispanic8674
Native American5325
Islander35

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.94%.

Lusk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,963$33,720$12,574
Less Than 9th Grade$6,845$$6,220
High School Graduate$20,313$32,958$
Some College$19,929$50,393$18,224
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,963

Average Earnings

$33,720

Average Male

$12,574

Average Female

Lusk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lusk Language by Age

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Lusk Language

93.89% of Lusk residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Lusk Language

Lusk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3535100.00%
White1,15233028.65%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic9466.38%

28.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.37%

Male Poverty Rate

31.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lusk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lusk is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lusk is Hispanic, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.51%.

Lusk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade94.92%
High School38.41%
Some College3.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Lusk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed28.46%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Lusk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lusk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,250$52,148
Families$48,864$57,922
Married Families$57,083-
Non Families$28,375$35,363
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Income by Household Type

Lusk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lusk Married by Age and Sex

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Lusk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lusk Marital Status by Race

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Lusk Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War9
Vietnam22
Korea3
World War II

Lusk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5412
55 to 647
65 to 749
75+13

Lusk Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White383.65%
2+ Races36.00%

Lusk Veterans by Race

Lusk Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lusk Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lusk Employment by Age

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Lusk Employment by Race

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Lusk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.18%

Born in Lusk

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lusk residents were born in the United States, with 44.18% having been born in Wyoming. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5720.00%
20111,570-2-0.13%
20121,57660.38%
20131,622462.92%
20141,590-32-1.97%
20151,59660.38%
20161,579-17-1.07%
20171,541-38-2.41%
20181,553120.78%
20191,526-27-1.74%
20201,499-27-1.77%
20211,472-27-1.80%
20221,445-27-1.83%

Lusk Population by Year