Lucerne, Wyoming

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Lucerne, Wyoming
Location of Lucerne, Wyoming
Location of Lucerne, Wyoming
Lucerne, Wyoming is located in the US
Lucerne, Wyoming
Lucerne, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 43°43′5″N 108°10′13″W / 43.71806°N 108.17028°W / 43.71806; -108.17028Coordinates: 43°43′5″N 108°10′13″W / 43.71806°N 108.17028°W / 43.71806; -108.17028
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Hot Springs
 • Total 20.6 sq mi (53 km2)
 • Land 19.9 sq mi (52 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 4,314 ft (1,315 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 535
 • Density 26/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-48240[2]
GNIS feature ID 1597627[3]

Lucerne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 535 at the 2010 census.


Lucerne is located at 43°43′5″N 108°10′13″W / 43.71806°N 108.17028°W / 43.71806; -108.17028 (43.718022, -108.170416).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 20.6 square miles (53.3 km²), of which, 19.9 square miles (51.5 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (3.22%) is water.[5]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 525 people, 208 households, and 170 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 11.3/sq mi (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.29% White, 0.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 208 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,063, and the median income for a family was $47,813. Males had a median income of $24,464 versus $16,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,998. About 3.6% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.


Public education in the community of Lucerne 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).


  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "2010 Wyoming Place Names". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012.