Teton County, WY

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Population

22,923

1.33% growth

Median Age

39


Median Household Income

$80,049

5.89% growth

Poverty Rate

6.84%


Number of Employees

14,492

1.1% growth

Median Property Value

$739,100

2.65% growth

About

In 2017, Teton County, WY had a population of 22.9k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $80,049. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Teton County, WY grew from 22,623 to 22,923, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $75,594 to $80,049, a 5.89% increase.

The population of Teton County, WY is 81.5% White Alone, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.2% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Teton County, WY speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Teton County, WY is $739,100, and the homeownership rate is 58.5%. Most people in Teton County, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Teton County, WY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Teton County, WY employs 14.5k people. The largest industries in Teton County, WY are Accommodation & Food Services (2,963 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,731 people), and Educational Services (1,263 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($117,917), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,395), and Finance & Insurance ($64,975).

Median household income in Teton County, WY is $80,049. Males in Teton 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 Teton County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,049

2017 value

± $4,586

5.89%

1 Year Growth

± 9%

Households in Teton County, WY have a median annual income of $80,049, 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 $75,594 in 2016, which represents a 5.89% 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 Teton 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9678

  2. Census Tract 9676

  3. Census Tract 9677.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Teton County, WY was Census Tract 9678 with a value of $79,127, followed by Census Tract 9676 and Census Tract 9677.02, with respective values of $75,750 and $74,583.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.84% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Teton County, WY (1.56k out of 22.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,185 ± 310

  2. Hispanic

    502 ± 237

  3. Asian

    257 ± 284

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

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

14.5k

2017 Value

± 1,076

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Teton County, WY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 14.3k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Teton County, WY, are Management Occupations (2,130 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,405 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,236 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Teton County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Teton County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,130 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,405 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,236 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Teton County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.76 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.66 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Teton County, WY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($130,400), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($77,540), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($71,563).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.5k

2017 Value

± 1,076

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Teton County, WY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 14.3k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Teton County, WY, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,963 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,731 people), and Educational Services (1,263 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Teton County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Teton 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 Teton County, WY, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,963 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,731 people), and Educational Services (1,263 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Teton County, WY has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.56 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (2.69 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Teton County, WY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($117,917), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,395), and Finance & Insurance ($64,975).

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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

88.3% of the population of Teton County, WY has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 3.3% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 23.3% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Teton County, WY see 826 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.42% increase from the previous year (791 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1160 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 264 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

826 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Teton County, WY see an average of 826 patients per year. This represents a 4.42% increase from the previous year (791 patients).

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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

11.7%

Uninsured

50%

Employer Coverage

3.3%

Medicaid

10.6%

Medicare

23.3%

Non-Group

1.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Teton County, WY declined by 20.3% from 14.7% to 11.7%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

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

Teton County, WY is home to a population of 22.9k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.8% of Teton County, WY residents were born outside of the country (2.48k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Teton County, WY is composed of 18.7k White Alone residents (81.5%), 3.44k Hispanic or Latino residents (15%), 504 Asian Alone residents (2.2%), 119 Two or More Races residents (0.519%), 107 Black or African American Alone residents (0.467%), 62 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.27%), 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.048%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Teton County, WY was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Teton County, WY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Teton County, WY residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.48k people

11.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.6k people

As of 2017, 10.8% of Teton County, WY residents (2.48k 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 Teton County, WY was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

91.8%

2017 Citizenship

91.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.8% of Teton County, WY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Teton County, WY was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    18.7k ± 19

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.44k ± 828

  3. Asian Alone

    504 ± 236

In 2017, there were 5.43 times more White Alone residents (18.7k people) in Teton County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.44k Hispanic or Latino and 504 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Teton 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 Teton County, WY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Teton 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

    404 ± 163

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    243 ± 154

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    99 ± 89

Teton County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Teton County, WY was $739,100 in 2017, which is 3.4 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $720,000 to $739,100, a 2.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Teton County, WY is 58.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Teton County, WY have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Teton 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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$80,049

Median Household Income

± $4,586

8.8k

Number of Households

± 810

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.8k households in Teton County, WY grew to $80,049 from the previous year's value of $75,594.

The following chart displays the households in Teton 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$739,100

2017 Median

± $70,137

$720,000

2016 Median

± $60,347

In 2017, the median property value in Teton County, WY grew to to $739,100 from the previous year's value of $720,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Teton 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 Teton County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Teton County, WY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Teton County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.5%

2017 Homeownership

59.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.5% of the housing units in Teton County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Teton 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 Teton County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Teton County, WY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Teton County, WY have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.405% of the workforce in Teton County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.3%

  2. Walked

    11.7%

  3. Carpooled

    6.71%

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

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