Johnson County, WY

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2019 Population
8,487
0.329% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
45.4
0.22% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
12.1%
5.54% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$58,132
3.82% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$252,900
1.9% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
4,220
2.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Johnson County, WY had a population of 8.49k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $58,132. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Johnson County, WY declined from 8,515 to 8,487, a −0.329% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,991 to $58,132, a 3.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.29%), White (Hispanic) (2.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.943%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.577%). 0% of the households in Johnson County, WY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Johnson County, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Johnson County, WY was $252,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%. Most people in Johnson County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, WY was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wyoming (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Johnson County, WY is home to a population of 8.49k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.98% of Johnson County, WY residents were born outside of the country (168 people).

In 2019, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.76k people) in Johnson County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 364 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 176 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.76k ± 17
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    364 ± 162
  3. White (Hispanic)
    176 ± 123
2.73%
Hispanic Population
232 people

In 2019, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.76k people) in Johnson County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 364 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 176 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.73% of the people in Johnson County, WY are hispanic (232 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.98%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
168 people
1.17%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
100 people

As of 2019, 1.98% of Johnson County, WY residents (168 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Johnson County, WY was 1.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Johnson County, WY was 45.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Johnson County, WY are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Johnson County, WY residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,878 ± 2,164 people
  2. Canada
    990 ± 772 people
  3. China
    925 ± 746 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 7,878 Wyoming residents, followed by Canada with 990 and China with 925.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2019 Citizenship
99.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.3% of Johnson County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, WY was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    312 ± 100
  2. Korea
    179 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    74 ± 59

Johnson County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Johnson County, WY is $58,132. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Johnson County, WY was Census Tract 9551 with a value of $62,214, followed by Census Tract 9552 and N/A, with respective values of $56,295 and N/A.

Males in Wyoming have an average income that is 1.48 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,030. The income inequality in Wyoming (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Johnson County, WY employs 4.22k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (740 people), Construction (430 people), and Educational Services (357 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,744), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,287), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,398).

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,132
2019 value
± $6,586
3.82%
1 Year Growth
± 16.7%

Households in Johnson County, WY have a median annual income of $58,132, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,991 in 2018, which represents a 3.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,286
Average Male Salary in Wyoming
± $4,113
$44,030
Average Female Salary in Wyoming
± $3,021

In 2019, full-time male employees in Wyoming made 1.48 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Wyoming 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 in Wyoming
  1. Black
    $50,029 ± $29,544
  2. White
    $49,969 ± $2,638
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $45,474 ± $28,626

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wyoming workers was Black. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Wyoming.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnson County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.449
2018 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2019, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0154% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9551
  2. Census Tract 9552
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, WY was Census Tract 9551 with a value of $62,214, followed by Census Tract 9552 and N/A, with respective values of $56,295 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, WY (1.01k out of 8.37k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    978 ± 247
  2. Hispanic
    95 ± 145
  3. Two Or More
    20 ± 84

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

4.22k
2019 Value
± 477
−2.5%
1 Year decline
± 16.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Johnson County, WY declined at a rate of −2.5%, from 4.33k employees to 4.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, WY, are Management Occupations (532 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (424 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (336 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (532 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (424 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (336 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.31 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($75,254), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($75,085), and Education Information, & Library Occupations ($68,312).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.22k
2019 Value
± 477
−2.5%
1 Year decline
± 16.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Johnson County, WY declined at a rate of −2.5%, from 4.33k employees to 4.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (740 people), Construction (430 people), and Educational Services (357 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Johnson 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 Johnson County, WY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (740 people), Construction (430 people), and Educational Services (357 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, WY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (14.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.5 times), and Construction (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnson County, WY, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,744), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,287), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,398).

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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. $23.9B
  2. $8.57B
  3. $5.13B

In 2018, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $23.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($8.57B) and Fuel oils ($5.13B).

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
2018 Value in Wyoming
$84B
Projected 2045 Value in Wyoming
41.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Wyoming trade was $59.3B. This is expected to increase 41.8% to $84B 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. $7.29B
  2. $6.57B
  3. $3.72B

In 2018, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Utah with $7.29B, followed by Colorado with $6.57B and Nebraska and $3.72B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Johnson County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 78.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (14.4%), followed by Other (6.84%). The most partisan county was Crook County, WY with 87.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Johnson County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Johnson County, WY
78.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Wyoming
  1. 87.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Wyoming was Crook County, WY with 87.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Wyoming colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wyoming over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Johnson County, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Johnson County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Johnson County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, WY was $252,900 in 2019, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $257,800 to $252,900, a 1.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, WY is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Johnson County, WY have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Johnson County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$252,900
2019 Median
± $24,078
$257,800
2018 Median
± $22,566

In 2019, the median property value in Johnson County, WY declined from to $252,900 from the previous year's value of $257,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Johnson 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 Johnson County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$58,132
Median Household Income
± $6,586
3.85k
Number of Households
± 458

In 2019, the median household income of the 3.85k households in Johnson County, WY grew to $58,132 from the previous year's value of $55,991.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.9%
2019 Homeownership
71%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.9% of the housing units in Johnson County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Johnson County, WY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, WY have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.99% of the workforce in Johnson County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.57%)

In 2019, 76.5% of workers in Johnson County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (8.57%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

87% of the population of Johnson County, WY has health coverage, with 43.7% on employee plans, 8.03% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, WY see 769 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.92% increase from the previous year (706 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 325 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15%). Additionally, Weston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

769 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, WY

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, WY see an average of 769 patients per year. This represents a 8.92% increase from the previous year (706 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,320
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Wyoming
$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

13%
Uninsured
43.7%
Employer Coverage
8.03%
Medicaid
18.3%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, WY declined by 5.46% from 13.8% to 13%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15% prevalence
  2. 14.4% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming, at 15%.

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

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