Wheatland, Wyoming Population 2022

3,267
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Wheatland is a city located in Platte County Wyoming. Wheatland has a 2020 population of 3,267. It is also the county seat of Platte County. Wheatland is currently declining at a rate of -1.95% annually and its population has decreased by -9.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,622 in 2010.

The average household income in Wheatland is $91,605 with a poverty rate of 3.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $853 per month, and the median house value is $172,800. The median age in Wheatland is 49 years, 38.7 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.

Wheatland Demographics

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

  • White: 87.50%
  • Two or more races: 10.98%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wheatland, Wyoming is 3,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,267.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,622.

Wheatland, Wyoming Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,10087.50%
Asian541.52%
Two or More Races38910.98%
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Wheatland Population by Race

Wheatland Population Pyramid 2022

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Wheatland Median Age

45.5


Total

38.1


Male

49.7


Female

Wheatland Adults

There are 3,103 adults, (656 of whom are seniors) in Wheatland.

Wheatland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatland Sex Ratio

Female

1,673

47.22%

Male

1,870

52.78%

Wheatland Population by Age

Wheatland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheatland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married83.7%16.3%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheatland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6362.1174.6
Married8812.7783.7
Male582.22100
Female832.69100
Non Family6141.0755.7

2.59

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Wheatland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.62%
9th to 12th Grade2317.97%
High School Graduate1,11338.41%
Some College51417.74%
Associates Degree48516.74%
Bachelors Degree30410.49%
Graduate Degree1756.04%
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Wheatland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheatland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races25721260
White2,1932,116385
Hispanic40522034
Asian4343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.35%.

Wheatland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,488$63,032$22,351
Less Than 9th Grade$11,189$6,193$
High School Graduate$$63,313$16,688
Some College$33,534$65,093$27,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$41,360$$41,875

$28,488

Average Earnings

$63,032

Average Male

$22,351

Average Female

Wheatland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheatland Language by Age

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Wheatland Language

85.24% of Wheatland residents speak only English, while 14.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.76% of the population.

Wheatland Language

Wheatland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5041325.27%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic51310.19%

3.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.57%

Male Poverty Rate

4.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatland is White, with 5.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatland is Hispanic, with 0.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.60%.

Wheatland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.10%
High School8.13%
Some College0.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wheatland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wheatland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheatland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,250$103,175
Families$84,727$89,168
Married Families$93,108-
Non Families$26,453$105,278
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Income by Household Type

Wheatland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatland Married by Age and Sex

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Wheatland 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.

Wheatland Marital Status by Race

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Wheatland Marital Status

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234

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War16
Vietnam113
Korea16
World War II15

Wheatland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5449
55 to 643
65 to 7480
75+102

Wheatland Veterans by Age

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Wheatland Veterans by Race

Wheatland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatland Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wheatland Employment by Age

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Wheatland Employment by Race

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Wheatland 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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33.31%

Born in Wheatland

95.20%

Native Born

4.80%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.20% of Wheatland residents were born in the United States, with 33.31% having been born in Wyoming. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheatland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19805,8160.00%
19903,271-2,545-5.59%
20003,5482770.82%
20103,622740.21%
20113,620-2-0.06%
20123,62660.17%
20133,622-4-0.11%
20143,642200.55%
20153,64530.08%
20163,587-58-1.59%
20173,549-38-1.06%
20183,527-22-0.62%
20193,462-65-1.84%
20203,397-65-1.88%
20213,332-65-1.91%
20223,267-65-1.95%

Wheatland Population by Year