East Thermopolis, Wyoming

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East Thermopolis, Wyoming
Town
Location of East Thermopolis in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
Location of East Thermopolis in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
East Thermopolis, Wyoming is located in the US
East Thermopolis, Wyoming
East Thermopolis, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 43°38′41″N 108°11′48″W / 43.64472°N 108.19667°W / 43.64472; -108.19667Coordinates: 43°38′41″N 108°11′48″W / 43.64472°N 108.19667°W / 43.64472; -108.19667
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Hot Springs
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,341 ft (1,323 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 254
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 244
 • Density 1,411.1/sq mi (544.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-22720[4]
GNIS feature ID 1597608[5]

East Thermopolis is a town in Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

East Thermopolis is located at 43°38′41″N 108°11′48″W / 43.64472°N 108.19667°W / 43.64472; -108.19667 (43.644711, -108.196694).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 246
1960 281 14.2%
1970 316 12.5%
1980 359 13.6%
1990 221 −38.4%
2000 274 24.0%
2010 254 −7.3%
Est. 2016 244 [3] −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 254 people, 157 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,411.1 inhabitants per square mile (544.8/km2). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 1,033.3 per square mile (399.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.7% White, 0.8% African American, 3.9% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 157 households of which 7.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.8% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.3% were non-families. 60.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 42.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.55 and the average family size was 2.36.

The median age in the town was 64.8 years. 11.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 9% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 49.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 274 people, 150 households, and 61 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,565.8 people per square mile (622.3/km²). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 948.6 per square mile (377.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.97% White, 0.36% African American, 1.46% Native American, 1.09% from other races, and 5.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.65% of the population.

There were 150 households out of which 16.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 59.3% were non-families. 56.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 38.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 16.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 32.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55 years. For every 100 females, there were 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,056, and the median income for a family was $30,313. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $17,386 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,280. About 7.0% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.4% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the town of East Thermopolis is provided by Hot Springs County School District #1. Schools in the district include Ralph Witters Elementary School (grades K-5), Thermopolis Middle School (grades 6-8), and Hot Springs County High School (grades 9-12).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.