Midwest, Wyoming

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Midwest, Wyoming
Midwest, Wyoming water tower
Midwest, Wyoming water tower
Location of Midwest in Natrona County, Wyoming.
Location of Midwest in Natrona County, Wyoming.
Midwest, Wyoming is located in the United States
Midwest, Wyoming
Midwest, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 43°24′48″N 106°16′38″W / 43.41333°N 106.27722°W / 43.41333; -106.27722Coordinates: 43°24′48″N 106°16′38″W / 43.41333°N 106.27722°W / 43.41333; -106.27722
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyNatrona
Area
 • Total0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Land0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,849 ft (1,478 m)
Population
 • Total404
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
395
 • Density914.35/sq mi (353.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
82643
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-52445[4]
GNIS feature ID1609125[5]

Midwest is a town in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Casper, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 404 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Salt Creek Museum in Midwest, Wyoming

Midwest is located at 43°24′30″N 106°16′41″W / 43.40833°N 106.27806°W / 43.40833; -106.27806 (43.408203, -106.278114).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980638
1990495−22.4%
2000408−17.6%
2010404−1.0%
Est. 2017395[3]−2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 404 people, 148 households, and 104 families residing in the town. The population density was 939.5 inhabitants per square mile (362.7/km2). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 465.1 per square mile (179.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.5% White, 0.2% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 148 households of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the town was 30.9 years. 29.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 5.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 408 people, 149 households, and 101 families residing in the town. The population density was 922.0 people per square mile (358.0/km²). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 515.2 per square mile (200.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.34% White, 0.25% African American, 1.23% Native American, 1.96% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.70% of the population.

There were 149 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,891. About 25.0% of families and 29.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.0% of those under age 18 and 23.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public education in the town of Midwest is provided by Natrona County School District #1.

Notable People

References

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 27, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.