Medicine Bow, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 274. Estimated population in July 2005: 265 (-3.3% change)
Males: 132 (48.2%), Females: 142 (51.8%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 82329

Median resident age: 50.9 years
Median household income: $33,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $44,200 (year 2000)

Races in Medicine Bow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.9%), English (20.4%), United States (11.7%), Irish (11.3%), French (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%).

Elevation: 6563 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Medicine Bow, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Medicine Bow

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medicine Bow town

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-32.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Medicine Bow:

  • IVINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 56 miles; LARAMIE, WY)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (about 66 miles; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER (about 69 miles; CASPER, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Medicine Bow:

  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 56 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 71 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)
  • CHEYENNE (about 110 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Medicine Bow:

  • MEDICINE BOW (about 4 miles; MEDICINE BOW, WY; ID: 80V)
  • SHIVELY FIELD (about 54 miles; SARATOGA, WY; ID: SAA)
  • RAWLINS MUNI (about 69 miles; RAWLINS, WY; ID: RWL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medicine Bow:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 31 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 69 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 112 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 137 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 145 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 147 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 162 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)

Public primary/middle school in Medicine Bow:

  • MEDICINE BOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 24; Location: 340 W. SPRUCE; Grades: KG – 06)