Y-O Ranch, Wyoming

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Y-O Ranch, Wyoming
Location in Platte County and the state of Wyoming.
Location in Platte County and the state of Wyoming.
Y-O Ranch, Wyoming is located in the US
Y-O Ranch, Wyoming
Y-O Ranch, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°2′9″N 104°56′24″W / 42.03583°N 104.94000°W / 42.03583; -104.94000Coordinates: 42°2′9″N 104°56′24″W / 42.03583°N 104.94000°W / 42.03583; -104.94000
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Platte
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,885 ft (1,489 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 195
 • Density 81/sq mi (31/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-86737[2]
GNIS feature ID 1853220[3]

Y-O Ranch is a census-designated place (CDP) in Platte County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 195 at the 2010 census.


Y-O Ranch is located at 42°02′09″N 104°56′24″W / 42.035835°N 104.939874°W / 42.035835; -104.939874 (42.035835, -104.939874).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.[5]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 242 people, 83 households, and 66 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 99.3 people per square mile (38.3/km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 35.3/sq mi (13.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.69% White, 3.31% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.79% of the population.

There were 83 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 32.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,273, and the median income for a family was $30,795. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,188. About 13.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


Public education in the community of Y-O Ranch is provided by Platte County School District #1.


  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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on April 11, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2012.