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Platte County, Wyoming Facts

Facts
State Wyoming
Land area 2,084.2 square miles
Population Density 4.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,765
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20.3%
65 and over 21.9%
Females 49.6%
White 96.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.8
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.2%
Veterans 916
Households and Housing
Households 3,642
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.8%
Median household income $45,512
The per capita income $26,335
Live below the poverty line. 16.1%
housing units 4,668
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $147,100
Residents owning their homes. 78.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,065
Women-owned firms 33%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $93,405
Retail sales per capita $11,163
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $34,092