Albany County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Albany County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1868
Seat Laramie
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,309 sq mi (11,160 km²)

36 sq mi (93 km²), 0.84%
 - (2000)
 - Density

8/sq mi (3/km²)

Morton Pass (SR34) Albany County (WY)

Morton Pass (SR34) Albany County (WY)

Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 32,014. Its county seat is Laramie6 and it is home to the University of Wyoming.

History[edit | edit source]

Albany County was organized in 1868.

Geography[edit | edit source]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,160 km² (4,309 sq mi). 11,066 km² (4,273 sq mi) of it is land and 93 km² (36 sq mi) of it (0.84%) is water.

Adjacent counties[edit | edit source]

Demographics[edit | edit source]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,014 people, 13,269 households, and 7,006 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/sq mi). There were 15,215 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.32% White, 1.11% Black or African American, 0.95% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.65% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. 7.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,269 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living in them; 42% were married couples living together; 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.2% were non-families. Of 13,269 households, 620 were unmarried partner households: 611 heterosexual, 3 same-sex male, and 6 same-sex female.

31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 28.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 106.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,790, and the median income for a family was $44,334. Males had a median income of $31,087 versus $22,061 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,706. 21% of the population and 10.8% of families were below the poverty line. 15.7% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

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Coordinates: 41°39′N 105°44′W / 41.65, -105.74

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