Wamsutter, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 261. Estimated population in July 2005: 265 (+1.5% change)
Males: 142 (54.4%), Females: 119 (45.6%)

Sweetwater County

Zip code: 82336

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $35,625 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,000 (year 2000)

Races in Wamsutter:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.9%)
  • Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (16.1%), United States (10.3%), English (9.2%), Danish (5.0%), Dutch (5.0%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Map of Wamsutter, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wamsutter

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wamsutter town

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

5.0% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+8.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wamsutter:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBON COUNTY (about 52 miles; RAWLINS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE – CAH (about 81 miles; CRAIG, CO)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY (about 83 miles; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wamsutter:

Other public-use airports nearest to Wamsutter:

  • DIXON (about 56 miles; DIXON, WY; ID: 9U4)
  • RAWLINS MUNI (about 56 miles; RAWLINS, WY; ID: RWL)
  • SHIVELY FIELD (about 82 miles; SARATOGA, WY; ID: SAA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wamsutter:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 144 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 151 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 156 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 3,400)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 183 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 193 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 211 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 217 miles; GUNNISON, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)

Public primary/middle schools in Wamsutter:

  • DESERT ELEMENTARY (Students: 36; Location: MURRAY & SWANSON; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DESERT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: MURRAY AND SWANSON; Grades: 06 – 08)