Wheatland, Wyoming Population 2024

3,523

Wheatland is a city located in Platte County Wyoming. Wheatland has a 2024 population of 3,523. It is also the county seat of Platte County.Wheatland is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,593 in 2020.

The average household income in Wheatland is $75,318 with a poverty rate of 11.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wheatland is 44.6 years, 40.4 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Wheatland Demographics

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

  • White: 80.53%
  • Two or more races: 19.13%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
859.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.95% (-70)
The current population of Wheatland, Wyoming is 3,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,593.

Wheatland, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,87980.53%
Two or more races68419.13%
Native American60.17%
Black or African American40.11%
Other race20.06%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wheatland Population by Race

Wheatland Population Pyramid 2024

Wheatland Median Age

44.6

Total

40.4

Male

49.5

Female

Wheatland Adults

There are 2,982 adults, (813 of whom are seniors) in Wheatland.

Wheatland Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatland Sex Ratio

Female1,75749.15%
Male1,81850.85%

Wheatland Population by Age

Wheatland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7042.0465.334.7
Non Family8721.1240.359.7
Married7143.0890.29.8
Female922.31000
Male263.271000
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheatland 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

Wheatland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheatland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.52%.

Wheatland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,245

Average Earnings

$50,907

Average Male

$42,718

Average Female

Wheatland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheatland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheatland Language

86.83% of Wheatland residents speak only English, while 13.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.17% of the population.

Wheatland Language

Wheatland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,70335413.1%
Hispanic519285.39%
Multiple680284.12%
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11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatland is White, with 13.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatland is Multiple, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 26.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.65%.

Wheatland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.75%
Some College15.11%
Less Than 9th Grade13.87%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wheatland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed13.83%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Wheatland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheatland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheatland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wheatland Marriage

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

Wheatland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheatland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

262

Number of Veterans

262

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wheatland Veterans by War

count

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Wheatland Veterans by Age

count

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Wheatland Veterans by Race

Wheatland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wheatland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheatland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheatland 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

50.29%

Born in Wheatland

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wheatland residents were born in the United States, with 50.29% 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.

Wheatland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,403-24-0.7%
20283,427-24-0.7%
20273,451-24-0.69%
20263,475-24-0.69%
20253,499-24-0.68%
20243,523-24-0.68%
20233,547-24-0.67%
20223,571-24-0.67%
20213,59520.06%
20203,593992.83%
20193,494-54-1.52%
20183,548-8-0.22%
20173,556-36-1%
20163,592-55-1.51%
20153,64720.05%
20143,645200.55%
20133,625-3-0.08%
20123,62850.14%
20113,623-3-0.08%
20103,626782.2%
20003,5482778.47%
19903,271-2,545-43.76%
19805,816
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Wheatland Population by Year