Medicine Bow, Wyoming Population 2024

237

Medicine Bow is a city located in Albany County and Carbon County Wyoming. Medicine Bow has a 2024 population of 237. Medicine Bow is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 241 in 2020.

The average household income in Medicine Bow is $47,086 with a poverty rate of 28.69%. The median age in Medicine Bow is 57.1 years: 62.3 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Medicine Bow Demographics

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

  • White: 86.36%
  • Native American: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 5.11%
  • Other race: 3.41%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
68.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.66% (-4)
The current population of Medicine Bow, Wyoming is 237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 241.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30486.36%
Native American185.11%
Two or more races185.11%
Other race123.41%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Medicine Bow Population by Race

Medicine Bow Population Pyramid 2024

Medicine Bow Median Age

57.1

Total

62.3

Male

47.5

Female

Medicine Bow Adults

There are 331 adults, (112 of whom are seniors) in Medicine Bow.

Medicine Bow Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Medicine Bow Sex Ratio

Female17650%
Male17650%

Medicine Bow Population by Age

Medicine Bow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1642.1583.516.5
Married763.0388.211.8
Non Family741.1575.724.3
Female142.641000
Male0000

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Medicine Bow Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3914.23%
Associates Degree72.55%
Bachelors Degree3111.31%
Graduate Degree2910.58%
High School Graduate10638.69%
Less Than 9th Grade93.28%
Some College5319.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Medicine Bow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Medicine Bow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24319858
Hispanic24212
2+ Races16160
Other Race1292
Native American330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.87%.

Medicine Bow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$4,063
Graduate Degree$58,158$0$0
High School Graduate$0$56,111$2,499
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$31,875$55,694$0
Some College$35,104$36,250$18,854

$31,875

Average Earnings

$55,694

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Medicine Bow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Medicine Bow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Medicine Bow Language

90.59% of Medicine Bow residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.35% of the population.

Medicine Bow Language

Medicine Bow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3047625%
Native1818100%
Other12758.33%
Hispanic24729.17%

28.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.86%

Male Poverty Rate

33.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medicine Bow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medicine Bow is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Medicine Bow is White, with 25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.88%.

Medicine Bow Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.83%
High School25.47%
Bachelors or Greater23.33%
Some College0%

Medicine Bow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed37.18%
Male Employed22.97%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Medicine Bow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Medicine Bow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,500$57,294
Households$30,250$47,086
Married Families$64,444$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,429$33,628

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Medicine Bow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Medicine Bow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Medicine Bow 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.

Medicine Bow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Medicine Bow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam33
First Gulf War11
Korea9
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Medicine Bow Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+29
65 to 7413
55 to 647
35 to 542
18 to 340

Medicine Bow Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5118.61%

Medicine Bow Veterans by Race

Medicine Bow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medicine Bow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Medicine Bow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Medicine Bow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Medicine Bow 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

25.57%

Born in Medicine Bow

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Medicine Bow residents were born in the United States, with 25.57% having been born in Wyoming. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Medicine Bow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029232-1-0.43%
2028233-1-0.43%
2027234-1-0.43%
2026235-1-0.42%
2025236-1-0.42%
2024237-1-0.42%
2023238-7-2.86%
2022245-1-0.41%
202124652.07%
2020241-17-6.59%
2019258-2-0.77%
2018260-6-2.26%
2017266-9-3.27%
201627510.36%
2015274-6-2.14%
2014280-1-0.36%
201328120.72%
2012279-3-1.06%
2011282-1-0.35%
201028300%

Medicine Bow Population by Year