Niobrara County, WY

County

Add Comparison
2022 Population
2,460
1.05% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Harriet Hageman
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.6
4.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.3%
9.35% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,375
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$195,600
6.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Niobrara County, WY had a population of 2.46k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $54,375. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Niobrara County, WY declined from 2,486 to 2,460, a −1.05% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,688 to $54,375, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Niobrara County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.59%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%).

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 2022, the median property value in Niobrara County, WY was $195,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.4%.

Most people in Niobrara County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Niobrara County, WY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Niobrara County, WY is home to a population of 2.46k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Niobrara County, WY residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 19.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.2k people) in Niobrara County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 White (Hispanic) and 55 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Niobrara County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Niobrara County, WY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Niobrara County, WY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Niobrara County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.2k ± 99
  2. White (Hispanic)
    113 ± 74
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    55 ± 46
5%
Hispanic Population
123 people

In 2022, there were 19.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.2k people) in Niobrara County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 White (Hispanic) and 55 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5% of the people in Niobrara County, WY are hispanic (123 people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    45 ± 36
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    21 ± 29
  3. Korea
    12 ± 12

Niobrara County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Niobrara County, WY employs 1.1k people. The largest industries in Niobrara County, WY are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (184 people), Educational Services (168 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (121 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($162,639), Utilities ($105,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($91,500).

Occupations

1.1k
2022 Value
± 198
8.13%
1 Year growth
± 23.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Niobrara County, WY grew at a rate of 8.13%, from 1.02k employees to 1.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Niobrara County, WY, are Management Occupations (153 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (146 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (110 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Niobrara County, WY.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wyoming (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

1.1k
2022 Value
± 198
8.13%
1 Year growth
± 23.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Niobrara County, WY grew at a rate of 8.13%, from 1.02k employees to 1.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Niobrara County, WY, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (184 people), Educational Services (168 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (121 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.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$47,721
Median earning men ± $16,713
$28,333
Median earning women ± $14,436

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($155,357), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,833), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,446).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,684), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($24,313).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wyoming.
Y-Axis
2.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 283k people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 2.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image

Civics

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 Harriet Hageman in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Wyoming.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Niobrara County, WY

Harriet Hageman
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Niobrara County, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman (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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wyoming.
Measure

In 2022, 0.512% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.566% of women were in the same situation.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wyoming.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (129k), Some college (119k), and Bachelors Degree (74.8k).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Niobrara County, WY was $195,600 in 2022, which is 0.694 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $182,900 to $195,600, a 6.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Niobrara County, WY is 70.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Niobrara County, WY have an average commute time of 17.5 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

$195,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$49,374
$755
Median Property Taxes
±$138

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

70.4%
Homeownership
2022
65.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.4% of the housing units in Niobrara County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Niobrara County, WY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,375
Median Household Income
± $8,854
1.07k
Number of Households
± 173

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.07k households in Niobrara County, WY grew to $54,375 from the previous year's value of $48,688.

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 $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Niobrara County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2022, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0943% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wyoming across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Walked (4.62%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Niobrara County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who walked to work (4.62%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Niobrara County, WY have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Niobrara County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Niobrara County, WY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

18.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Niobrara County, WY (409 out of 2.23k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 75+.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

91.5% of the population of Niobrara County, WY has health coverage, with 33.8% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 23.6% on Medicare, 20.3% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 16.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

8.52%
Uninsured
33.8%
Employer Coverage
12.3%
Medicaid
23.6%
Medicare
20.3%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Niobrara County, WY declined by 18.3% from 10.4% to 8.52%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Niobrara County, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 34% in Niobrara County, WY.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart