Midwest, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 408. Estimated population in July 2005: 431 (+5.6% change)
Males: 209 (51.2%), Females: 199 (48.8%)

Natrona County

Zip code: 82643

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $30,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $18,600 (year 2000)

Races in Midwest:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.2%), German (20.3%), United States (15.2%), English (10.0%), Scottish (3.9%), French (3.2%).

Elevation: 4851 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Map of Midwest, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Midwest

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midwest town

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -88 (-17.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Midwest:

  • WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER (about 36 miles; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (about 39 miles; CASPER, WY)
  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (about 68 miles; BUFFALO, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Midwest:

  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 37 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 82 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)
  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 105 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; ID: SHR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Midwest:

  • HARFORD FIELD (about 34 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: HAD)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY (about 73 miles; BUFFALO, WY; ID: BYG)
  • CONVERSE COUNTY (about 76 miles; DOUGLAS, WY; ID: DGW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midwest:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 36 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 121 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 183 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 211 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 218 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 222 miles; BILLINGS, MT; FT enrollment: 3,105)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 231 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)

Public primary/middle school in Midwest:

  • MIDWEST SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 245 LEWIS; Grades: PK – 12)