|Converse County, Wyoming|
Location in the state of Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
4,265 sq mi (11,046 km²)
10 sq mi (26 km²), 0.24%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
History[edit | edit source]
Converse County was organized in 1888.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Adjacent counties[edit | edit source]
- Campbell County - north
- Weston County - northeast
- Niobrara County - east
- Platte County - southeast
- Albany County - south
- Carbon County - southwest
- Natrona County - west
- Johnson County - northwest
Demographics[edit | edit source]
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,052 people, 4,694 households, and 3,407 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 5,669 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.72% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.46% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 5.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,694 households out of which 36.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. Of 4,694 households, 253 were unmarried partner households: 228 heterosexual, 12 same-sex male, and 13 same-sex female.
23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the county the population was spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $39,603, and the median income for a family was $45,905. Males had a median income of $36,443 versus $19,032 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,744. About 9.20% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 9.70% of those age 65 or over.
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[edit | edit source]
- National Register of Historic Places listing for Converse Co., Wyoming
- Converse County School District #1 (in Douglas, WY)
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