Crook County, WY

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Population

7,347

0.865% growth

Median Age

42.2


Median Household Income

$66,944

11% growth

Poverty Rate

5.1%


Number of Employees

3,613

0.0277% growth

Median Property Value

$219,000

0.69% growth

About

In 2017, Crook County, WY had a population of 7.35k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $66,944. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Crook County, WY grew from 7,284 to 7,347, a 0.865% increase and its median household income grew from $60,307 to $66,944, a 11% increase.

The population of Crook County, WY is 94.5% White Alone, 2.34% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.42% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Crook County, WY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Crook County, WY is $219,000, and the homeownership rate is 79.3%. Most people in Crook County, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Crook County, WY is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Crook County, WY employs 3.61k people. The largest industries in Crook County, WY are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (658 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (391 people), and Retail Trade (350 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($178,355), Utilities ($95,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,035).

Median household income in Crook County, WY is $66,944. Males in Crook County, WY have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,789. The income inequality in Crook County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,944

2017 value

± $6,637

11%

1 Year Growth

± 12.1%

Households in Crook County, WY have a median annual income of $66,944, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,307 in 2016, which represents a 11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,351

Average Male Salary

± $3,660

$41,789

Average Female Salary

± $2,576

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wyoming made 1.49 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $47,441 ± $2,313

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,258 ± $27,938

  3. Asian

    $43,395 ± $26,059

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wyoming workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Crook County, WY is from Wyoming.

0.44

2017 Wage GINI

0.442

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.416% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wyoming across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9502

  2. Census Tract 9503

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Crook County, WY was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $75,242, followed by Census Tract 9503 and N/A, with respective values of $61,400 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Crook County, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Crook County, WY (370 out of 7.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    366 ± 124

  2. Hispanic

    10 ± 83

  3. Other

    4 ± 84

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Crook County, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.61k

2017 Value

± 327

0.0277%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crook County, WY grew at a rate of 0.0277%, from 3.61k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Crook County, WY, are Management Occupations (543 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (479 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (448 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Crook County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Crook County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (543 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (479 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (448 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crook County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.39 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.49 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Crook County, WY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($105,125), Legal Occupations ($80,000), and Production Occupations ($78,309).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.61k

2017 Value

± 327

0.0277%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crook County, WY grew at a rate of 0.0277%, from 3.61k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Crook County, WY, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (658 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (391 people), and Retail Trade (350 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Crook County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Crook County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Crook County, WY, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (658 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (391 people), and Retail Trade (350 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crook County, WY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (33.7 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.15 times), and Utilities (3.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Crook County, WY, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($178,355), Utilities ($95,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,035).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.2B

  2. $7.35B

  3. $5.14B

In 2015, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $24.2B, followed by Crude petroleum ($7.35B) and Fuel oils ($5.14B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wyoming products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$59.3B

2015 Value

$79.1B

Projected 2045 Value

33.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wyoming trade was $59.3B. This is expected to increase 33.3% to $79.1B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $9.62B

  2. $6.9B

  3. $3.97B

In 2015, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Utah with $9.62B, followed by Colorado with $6.9B and Nebraska and $3.97B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wyoming shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.5% of the population of Crook County, WY has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 7.2% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.4% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Crook County, WY was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Crook County, WY see 2481 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.69% increase from the previous year (2416 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3732 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3732 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.9%). Additionally, Campbell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,481 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Crook County, WY see an average of 2,481 patients per year. This represents a 2.69% increase from the previous year (2,416 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Crook County, WY in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,320

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,957

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,698

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,050

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wyoming (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.51%, from $7,961 to $8,320.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.5%

Uninsured

53.1%

Employer Coverage

7.2%

Medicaid

14%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

2.4%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Crook County, WY declined by 5.86% from 11.2% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Crook County, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 11.9% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.5% prevalence

Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming, at 11.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Crook County, WY is home to a population of 7.35k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.24% of Crook County, WY residents were born outside of the country (91 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Crook County, WY is composed of 6.94k White Alone residents (94.5%), 172 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.34%), 104 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.42%), 92 Two or More Races residents (1.25%), 23 Asian Alone residents (0.313%), 15 Black or African American Alone residents (0.204%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Crook County, WY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Crook County, WY was 42.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Crook County, WY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Crook County, WY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

91 people

0.934%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

68 people

As of 2017, 1.24% of Crook County, WY residents (91 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Crook County, WY was 0.934%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    8,138 ± 2,199 people

  2. Canada

    1,016 ± 782 people

  3. Philippines

    1,012 ± 780 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 8,138 Wyoming residents, followed by Canada with 1,016 and Philippines with 1,012.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Crook County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Crook County, WY was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.94k ± 17

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    172 ± 48.1

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    104 ± 92

In 2017, there were 40.4 times more White Alone residents (6.94k people) in Crook County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 172 Hispanic or Latino and 104 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Crook County, WY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Crook County, WY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Crook County, WY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Crook County, WY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    291 ± 77

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    98 ± 55

  3. Korea

    61 ± 55

Crook County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Crook County, WY was $219,000 in 2017, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $217,500 to $219,000, a 0.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Crook County, WY is 79.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Crook County, WY have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Crook County, WY is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,944

Median Household Income

± $6,637

3.01k

Number of Households

± 297

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.01k households in Crook County, WY grew to $66,944 from the previous year's value of $60,307.

The following chart displays the households in Crook County, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$219,000

2017 Median

± $13,299

$217,500

2016 Median

± $10,961

In 2017, the median property value in Crook County, WY grew to to $219,000 from the previous year's value of $217,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Crook County, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crook County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Crook County, WY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crook County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.3%

2017 Homeownership

78.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.3% of the housing units in Crook County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Crook County, WY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Crook County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Crook County, WY have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Crook County, WY have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.75% of the workforce in Crook County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    13.4%

  3. Carpooled

    10%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Crook County, WY was Drove Alone (69.1%), followed by those who Worked At Home (13.4%) and those who Carpooled (10%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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