Hot Springs County, WY

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2022 Population
4,616
1.22% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Harriet Hageman
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45.8
0.219% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.1%
24.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,031
5.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$191,200
6.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hot Springs County, WY had a population of 4.62k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $64,031. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hot Springs County, WY declined from 4,673 to 4,616, a −1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,805 to $64,031, a 5.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hot Springs County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), White (Hispanic) (3.05%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.888%).

None of the households in Hot Springs County, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Hot Springs County, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hot Springs County, WY was $191,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Hot Springs County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13 minutes. The average car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY was 2 cars per household.

Hot Springs County, WY borders Fremont County, WY, Park County, WY, and Washakie County, WY.

Population & Diversity

Hot Springs County, WY is home to a population of 4.62k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.672% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were born outside of the country (31 people).

In 2022, there were 25.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.12k people) in Hot Springs County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 160 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 141 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hot Springs County, WY was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hot Springs County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.12k ± 104
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    160 ± 79.6
  3. White (Hispanic)
    141 ± 73
4.12%
Hispanic Population
190 people

In 2022, there were 25.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.12k people) in Hot Springs County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 160 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 141 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.12% of the people in Hot Springs County, WY are hispanic (190 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.672%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
31 people
0.428%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20 people

As of 2022, 0.672% of Hot Springs County, WY residents (31 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hot Springs County, WY was 0.428%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    218 ± 69
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    63 ± 39
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    56 ± 40

Hot Springs County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hot Springs County, WY employs 2.09k people. The largest industries in Hot Springs County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (365 people), Educational Services (292 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (232 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,688), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,000), and Public Administration ($54,653).

Occupations

2.09k
2022 Value
± 290
−4.99%
1 Year decline
± 19.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hot Springs County, WY declined at a rate of −4.99%, from 2.2k employees to 2.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hot Springs County, WY, are Management Occupations (293 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (235 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (203 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.09k
2022 Value
± 290
−4.99%
1 Year decline
± 19.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hot Springs County, WY declined at a rate of −4.99%, from 2.2k employees to 2.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hot Springs County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (365 people), Educational Services (292 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (232 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hot Springs County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Hot Springs County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,393
Median earning men ± $14,015
$32,792
Median earning women ± $8,760

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($110,000), Public Administration ($69,408), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,333).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,438), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,625), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,132).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 283k people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 2.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.9%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 55
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 38
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 36
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hot Springs County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 77.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.36%).

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hot Springs County, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Hot Springs County, WY

Harriet Hageman
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Hot Springs County, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Hot Springs County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.512% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.566% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (129k), Some college (119k), and Bachelors Degree (74.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hot Springs County, WY was $191,200 in 2022, which is 0.678 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $178,800 to $191,200, a 6.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Hot Springs County, WY is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hot Springs County, WY have an average commute time of 13 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$191,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,728
$1,503
Median Property Taxes
±$216

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hot Springs County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2022
70%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.4% of the housing units in Hot Springs County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9678
  2. Census Tract 9679

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hot Springs County, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$64,031
Median Household Income
± $9,401
2.11k
Number of Households
± 286

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.11k households in Hot Springs County, WY grew to $64,031 from the previous year's value of $60,805.

The following chart displays the households in Hot Springs County, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hot Springs County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2022, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0943% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.12%)

In 2022, 72.9% of workers in Hot Springs County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.12%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

13 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hot Springs County, WY have a shorter commute time (13 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.35% of the workforce in Hot Springs County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hot Springs County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hot Springs County, WY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hot Springs County, WY (720 out of 4.48k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hot Springs County, WY is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85% of the population of Hot Springs County, WY has health coverage, with 31.4% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 2.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see 1103 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.16% decrease from the previous year (1139 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1106 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 369 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,103 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hot Springs County, WY

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see an average of 1,103 patients per year. This represents a 3.16% decrease from the previous year (1,139 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hot Springs County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 14.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

15%
Uninsured
31.4%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
2.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hot Springs County, WY declined by 1.04% from 15.2% to 15%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.2% in Hot Springs County, WY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.2% in Hot Springs County, WY.

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