Niobrara County, WY

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2020 Population
2,377
1.86% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Liz Cheney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.4
11.2% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
21.5%
6.83% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$46,111
17.8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$141,600
9.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Niobrara County, WY had a population of 2.38k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $46,111. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Niobrara County, WY declined from 2,422 to 2,377, a −1.86% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,150 to $46,111, a 17.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Niobrara County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%).

None of the households in Niobrara County, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Niobrara County, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Niobrara County, WY was $141,600, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%.

Most people in Niobrara County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Niobrara County, WY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Niobrara County, WY is home to a population of 2.38k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0% of Niobrara County, WY residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2020, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.08k people) in Niobrara County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 132 White (Hispanic) and 55 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Niobrara County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Niobrara County, WY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Niobrara County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.08k ± 98
  2. White (Hispanic)
    132 ± 72
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    55 ± 69.4
6.27%
Hispanic Population
149 people

In 2020, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.08k people) in Niobrara County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 132 White (Hispanic) and 55 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.27% of the people in Niobrara County, WY are hispanic (149 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Niobrara County, WY as a share of the total population.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    46 ± 35
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    16 ± 17
  3. Korea
    9 ± 16

Niobrara County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Niobrara County, WY employs 996 people. The largest industries in Niobrara County, WY are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (230 people), Educational Services (121 people), and Public Administration (99 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($136,458), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,083), and Educational Services ($50,607).

Occupations

996
2020 Value
± 179
7.79%
1 Year growth
± 22.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Niobrara County, WY grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 924 employees to 996 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Niobrara County, WY, are Management Occupations (182 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (113 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (105 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Niobrara County, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

996
2020 Value
± 179
7.79%
1 Year growth
± 22.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Niobrara County, WY grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 924 employees to 996 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Niobrara County, WY, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (230 people), Educational Services (121 people), and Public Administration (99 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Niobrara County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Niobrara County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,034
Median earning men ± $8,145
$19,338
Median earning women ± $9,563

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,250), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,214), and Public Administration ($50,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($45,893), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,125), and Retail Trade ($37,656).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 18
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 15
    Construction
  3. 14
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $10.3B
  2. $3.74B
  3. $3.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $10.3B, followed by Crude petroleum ($3.74B) and Basic chemicals ($3.55B).

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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$36B
2020 Value in Wyoming
$60.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Wyoming
68.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wyoming trade was $36B. This is expected to increase 68.8% to $60.8B by 2050.

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. $5.28B
  2. $4.66B
  3. $2.66B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Colorado with $5.28B, followed by Utah with $4.66B and Nebraska and $2.66B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Niobrara County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 84.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.7%), followed by Other (2.12%).

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.

Niobrara 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.

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 Niobrara County, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Niobrara 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 Niobrara County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.373% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.361% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (132k), Some college (121k), and Bachelors Degree (73.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Niobrara County, WY was $141,600 in 2020, which is 0.616 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $156,300 to $141,600, a 9.4% decrease. The homeownership rate in Niobrara County, WY is 75.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Niobrara County, WY have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Niobrara County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$141,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$34,285
$681
Median Property Taxes
±$127

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Niobrara County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Niobrara County, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
Homeownership
2020
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.7% of the housing units in Niobrara County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9572
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,111
Median Household Income
± $8,270
900
Number of Households
± 151

In 2020, the median household income of the 900 households in Niobrara County, WY grew to $46,111 from the previous year's value of $39,150.

The following chart displays the households in Niobrara 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Niobrara County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2020, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.633% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Carpooled (7.97%)

In 2020, 72.4% of workers in Niobrara County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who carpooled to work (7.97%).

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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Commute Time

17.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Niobrara County, WY have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.12% of the workforce in Niobrara County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

21.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Niobrara County, WY (454 out of 2.11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

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

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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89.8% of the population of Niobrara County, WY has health coverage, with 31.7% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 24.1% on non-group plans, and 0.996% 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).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wyoming, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wyoming across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.2%
Uninsured
31.7%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
24.1%
Non-Group
0.996%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Niobrara County, WY declined by 29.4% from 14.4% to 10.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 27.7% in Niobrara County, WY.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Niobrara County, WY.

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