Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population 2022

Sweetwater County, Wyoming's estimated population is 40,798 with a growth rate of -1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sweetwater County, Wyoming is the 5th largest county in Wyoming. The 2010 Population was 43,574 and has seen a growth of -6.37% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,9160.00%
18802,56164533.66%
18904,9412,38092.93%
19008,4553,51471.12%
191011,5753,12036.90%
192013,6402,06517.84%
193018,1654,52533.17%
194019,4071,2426.84%
195022,0172,61013.45%
196017,920-4,097-18.61%
197018,3914712.63%
198041,72323,332126.87%
199038,823-2,900-6.95%
201043,5744,75112.24%
201143,9864120.95%
201245,0021,0162.31%
201345,1571550.34%
201444,948-209-0.46%
201544,719-229-0.51%
201644,222-497-1.11%
201743,464-758-1.71%
201842,858-606-1.39%
201942,343-515-1.20%
202041,828-515-1.22%
202141,313-515-1.23%
202240,798-515-1.25%
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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,47091.05%
Black or African American5091.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native4771.10%
Asian3570.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.08%
Some Other Race6621.53%
Two or More Races1,8444.25%
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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population by Race

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population Pyramid 2022

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Median Age

35.7


Total

35.5


Male

35.9


Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Adults

There are 32,049 adults, (5,292 of whom are seniors) in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sex Ratio

Female

21,012

48.47%

Male

22,340

51.53%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population by Age

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All75.4%24.6%
Male70.9%29.1%
Non Family66%34%
Female58.7%41.3%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7262.7275.4
Married8,1373.4285.2
Male7713.8470.9
Female1,6573.3158.7
Non Family5,1611.2666

3.32

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5531.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,5455.47%
High School Graduate9,11532.28%
Some College7,23325.62%
Associates Degree3,80113.46%
Bachelors Degree3,87713.73%
Graduate Degree2,1127.48%
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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black312304175
Asian248195101
White23,23921,8725,051
2+ Races752699134
Hispanic3,6963,062541
Native American36936441
Islander3333
Other Race351293

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 56.09%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,208$63,447$32,490
Less Than 9th Grade$25,399$40,329$
High School Graduate$36,588$50,855$24,375
Some College$51,362$81,690$29,512
Bachelors Degree$55,558$73,006$53,406
Graduate Degree$62,254$70,625$54,906

$49,208

Average Earnings

$63,447

Average Male

$32,490

Average Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language by Age

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

89.51% of Sweetwater County, Wyoming residents speak only English, while 10.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.42% of the population.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian3528624.43%
Black4729820.76%
Hispanic6,8601,23718.03%
Native4735010.57%
White33,6853,45710.26%
Other51NaN%
Multiple1,8381719.30%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Asian, with 24.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Multiple, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.67%
High School11.90%
Some College9.12%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.47%
Male Unemployed42.77%
Female Employed8.28%
Female Unemployed41.39%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,384$87,817
Families$89,898$102,750
Married Families$105,677-
Non Families$41,849$52,316
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Income by Household Type

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Married by Age and Sex

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status by Race

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

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2,903

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War633
First Gulf War651
Vietnam989
Korea150
World War II64

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34362
35 to 54881
55 to 64280
65 to 74896
75+484

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8179.56%
Black317.67%
Native American82.17%
Other Race184.44%
2+ Races292.62%
Hispanic2325.16%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Race

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

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8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Age

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Race

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming 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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44.98%

Born in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

94.80%

Native Born

5.20%

Foreign Born

3.31%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.80% of Sweetwater County, Wyoming residents were born in the United States, with 44.98% having been born in Wyoming. 3.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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