Hot Springs County, WY

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Population

4,741

0.837% decline

Median Age

49.7


Median Household Income

$48,403

5.03% growth

Poverty Rate

12.5%


Number of Employees

2,290

0.837% growth

Median Property Value

$147,700

0.136% growth

About

In 2017, Hot Springs County, WY had a population of 4.74k people with a median age of 49.7 and a median household income of $48,403. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hot Springs County, WY declined from 4,781 to 4,741, a -0.837% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,087 to $48,403, a 5.03% increase.

The population of Hot Springs County, WY is 94.5% White Alone, 2.26% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 1.94% Hispanic or Latino. 3.08% of the people in Hot Springs County, WY speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hot Springs County, WY is $147,700, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Hot Springs County, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY is 2 cars per household.

Hot Springs County, WY borders Fremont County, WY, Park County, WY, and Washakie County, WY.

Economy

The economy of Hot Springs County, WY employs 2.29k people. The largest industries in Hot Springs County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (423 people), Educational Services (241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (239 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,000), Utilities ($77,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,399).

Median household income in Hot Springs County, WY is $48,403. Males in Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,403

2017 value

± $5,666

5.03%

1 Year Growth

± 12.9%

Households in Hot Springs County, WY have a median annual income of $48,403, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,087 in 2016, which represents a 5.03% 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 Hot Springs County, WY made 1.49 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Hot Springs County, WY by number of full-time 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 Hot Springs County, WY 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 Hot Springs 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 9679

  2. Census Tract 9678

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hot Springs County, WY was Census Tract 9679 with a value of $47,298, followed by Census Tract 9678 and N/A, with respective values of $43,576 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hot Springs County, WY (579 out of 4.64k 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 Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

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

    515 ± 115

  2. Native American

    50 ± 79

  3. Two Or More

    14 ± 58

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hot Springs County, WY is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

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

2.29k

2017 Value

± 246

0.837%

1 Year growth

± 14.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hot Springs County, WY grew at a rate of 0.837%, from 2.27k employees to 2.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hot Springs County, WY, are Management Occupations (307 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (231 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (215 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (307 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (231 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (215 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hot Springs County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.56 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.81 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($95,329), Health Technologists & Technicians ($69,048), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($68,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.29k

2017 Value

± 246

0.837%

1 Year growth

± 14.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hot Springs County, WY grew at a rate of 0.837%, from 2.27k employees to 2.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hot Springs County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (423 people), Educational Services (241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (239 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hot Springs County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs County, WY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (423 people), Educational Services (241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hot Springs County, WY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (12.8 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.94 times), and Utilities (2.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hot Springs County, WY, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,000), Utilities ($77,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,399).

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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 with $7.35B and Fuel oils and $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

88.6% of the population of Hot Springs County, WY has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 2.27% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see 1185 patients per year on average, which represents a 47.6% increase from the previous year (803 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 936 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 390 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

1,185 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see an average of 1,185 patients per year. This represents a 47.6% increase from the previous year (803 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hot Springs 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

11.4%

Uninsured

38.1%

Employer Coverage

12.7%

Medicaid

18.4%

Medicare

17.1%

Non-Group

2.27%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hot Springs County, WY declined by 3.04% from 11.8% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hot Springs 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

Hot Springs County, WY is home to a population of 4.74k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.717% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hot Springs County, WY is composed of 4.48k White Alone residents (94.5%), 107 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.26%), 92 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.94%), 64 Two or More Races residents (1.35%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hot Springs County, WY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (43 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (41 speakers), and Russian (23 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 62

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hot Springs County, WY was 49.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Hot Springs County, WY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hot Springs County, WY residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.717%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.586%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.717% of Hot Springs County, WY residents 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 Hot Springs County, WY was 0.586%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Hot Springs County, WY was Mexico, the natal country of 8,138 Hot Springs County, WY residents, followed by Canada with 1,016 and Philippines with 1,012.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hot Springs County, WY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.48k ± 88

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    107 ± 65

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    92 ± 76.7

In 2017, there were 41.9 times more White Alone residents (4.48k people) in Hot Springs County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 107 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 92 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    43 speakers (0.939%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    41 speakers (0.896%)

  3. Russian

    23 speakers (0.502%)

3.08% of Hot Springs County, WY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hot Springs County, WY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.939% of the overall population of Hot Springs County, WY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.896% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.502% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    255 ± 81

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    102 ± 49

  3. Korea

    40 ± 35

Hot Springs County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hot Springs County, WY was $147,700 in 2017, which is 0.679 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $147,500 to $147,700, a 0.136% increase. The homeownership rate in Hot Springs County, WY is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hot Springs County, WY have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$48,403

Median Household Income

± $5,666

2.25k

Number of Households

± 248

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.25k households in Hot Springs County, WY grew to $48,403 from the previous year's value of $46,087.

The following chart displays the households in Hot Springs 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$147,700

2017 Median

± $13,759

$147,500

2016 Median

± $13,187

In 2017, the median property value in Hot Springs County, WY grew to to $147,700 from the previous year's value of $147,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.9%

2017 Homeownership

73.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.9% of the housing units in Hot Springs County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hot Springs County, WY have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.16% of the workforce in Hot Springs County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70.3%

  2. Carpooled

    13.5%

  3. Walked

    7.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hot Springs County, WY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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