Moorcroft, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 807. Estimated population in July 2005: 845 (+4.7% change)
Males: 403 (49.9%), Females: 404 (50.1%)

Crook County

Zip code: 82721

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $36,953 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,600 (year 2000)

Races in Moorcroft:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (38.3%), United States (12.5%), English (12.3%), Irish (9.5%), Dutch (6.8%), Swedish (4.1%).

Elevation: 4220 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Map of Moorcroft, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moorcroft

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moorcroft town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moorcroft:

  • CROOK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; SUNDANCE, WY)
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; GILLETTE, WY)
  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (about 51 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moorcroft:

Other public-use airports nearest to Moorcroft:

  • UPTON MUNI (about 26 miles; UPTON, WY; ID: 83V)
  • MONDELL FIELD (about 52 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY; ID: ECS)
  • BELLE CREEK (about 60 miles; BELLE CREEK, MT; ID: 3V7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorcroft:

  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 121 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 133 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 168 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 185 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 265 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 265 miles; BILLINGS, MT; FT enrollment: 3,105)

Schools

Public high school in Moorcroft:

  • MOORCROFT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 2 COUNTRY LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Moorcroft:

  • MOORCROFT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 620 OLD HWY 14 PO BOX 279; Grades: KG – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Moorcroft:

  • MOORCROFT ELEMENTARY (Students: 224; Location: 101 SOUTH BELLE FOURCHE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MOORCROFT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 2 COUNTRY LANE; Grades: 07 – 08)