Upton, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 872. Estimated population in July 2005: 857 (-1.7% change)
Males: 424 (48.6%), Females: 448 (51.4%)

Weston County

Zip code: 82730

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $31,053 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,700 (year 2000)

Races in Upton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)

Ancestries: German (38.8%), English (17.9%), Irish (11.2%), Dutch (7.2%), Norwegian (6.8%), Scottish (4.0%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Map of Upton, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Upton

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Upton town

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Upton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Upton:

Other public-use airports nearest to Upton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upton:

  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 98 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 143 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 144 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 184 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 255 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 257 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)

Schools

Public high school in Upton:

  • UPTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 610 POPLAR STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Upton:

  • UPTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 88; Location: 802 JUNIPER; Grades: KG – 05)
  • UPTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 802 JUNIPER; Grades: 06 – 08)