Uinta County, Wyoming


Uinta County, Wyoming

Infobox U.S. County
county = Uinta County
state = Wyoming




map size = 250
founded = 1869
seat = Evanston | area_total_sq_mi =2088
area_water_sq_mi =6
area percentage = 0.28%
census yr = 2000
pop = 19742
density_km2 =4
web = www.uintacounty.com
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Uinta County (pronEng|juːˈɪntə) is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 19,742. Its county seat is EvanstonGR|6.

History

Uinta County was organized in 1869.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,088 square miles (5,407 km²), of which, 2,082 square miles (5,391 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (15 km²) of it (0.28%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Lincoln County (north)
*Sweetwater County (east)
*Summit County, Utah (south)
*Rich County, Utah (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 19,742 people, 6,823 households, and 5,144 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 8,011 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.32% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. 5.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 27.7% were of English, 14.8% German, 8.3% American and 6.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 6,823 households out of which 44.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.60% were non-families. 20.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the county the population was spread out with 33.50% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 7.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 103.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $44,544, and the median income for a family was $49,520. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $21,450 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,994. About 7.80% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.90% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.

Populated places

City

*Evanston

Towns

*Bear River
*Lyman
*Mountain View

Census-designated places

*Carter
*Fort Bridger
*Lonetree
*Robertson

Other place

*Piedmont

References


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