Sublette County, WY

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2022 Population
8,801
0.328% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Harriet Hageman
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
2.96% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.07%
2.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$85,960
4.39% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$339,400
9.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sublette County, WY had a population of 8.8k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $85,960. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sublette County, WY declined from 8,830 to 8,801, a −0.328% decrease and its median household income grew from $82,342 to $85,960, a 4.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sublette County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.53%), White (Hispanic) (3.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.477%).

None of the households in Sublette 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.

97.4% of the residents in Sublette County, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sublette County, WY was $339,400, and the homeownership rate was 82.9%.

Most people in Sublette County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Sublette County, WY was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Sublette County, WY is home to a population of 8.8k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.97% of Sublette County, WY residents were born outside of the country (261 people).

In 2022, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.97k people) in Sublette County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Two+ (Hispanic) and 283 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Sublette County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sublette County, WY was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sublette County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.97k ± 99
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    311 ± 172
  3. White (Hispanic)
    283 ± 167
7.01%
Hispanic Population
617 people

In 2022, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.97k people) in Sublette County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Two+ (Hispanic) and 283 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.01% of the people in Sublette County, WY are hispanic (617 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.97%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
261 people
5.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
451 people

As of 2022, 2.97% of Sublette County, WY residents (261 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 Sublette County, WY was 5.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    420 ± 159
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    265 ± 166
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    91 ± 66

Sublette County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sublette County, WY employs 4.49k people. The largest industries in Sublette County, WY are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (714 people), Finance & Insurance (505 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (410 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($115,652), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,438), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($73,902).

Occupations

4.49k
2022 Value
± 554
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 17.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sublette County, WY grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 4.42k employees to 4.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sublette County, WY, are Management Occupations (872 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (736 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (537 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sublette County, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.49k
2022 Value
± 554
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 17.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sublette County, WY grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 4.42k employees to 4.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sublette County, WY, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (714 people), Finance & Insurance (505 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (410 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sublette County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Sublette 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

$69,432
Median earning men ± $7,665
$38,702
Median earning women ± $8,891

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Manufacturing ($98,462), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($91,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,469), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,691), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,158).

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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. 83
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 74
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 69
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sublette County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 79.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.6%), followed by Other (1.8%).

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.

Sublette 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 Sublette County, WY

Harriet Hageman
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Sublette 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 Sublette 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 Sublette County, WY was $339,400 in 2022, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $309,500 to $339,400, a 9.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Sublette County, WY is 82.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sublette County, WY have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sublette County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$339,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$27,933
$2,882
Median Property Taxes
±$403

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 Sublette County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.9%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.9% of the housing units in Sublette County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 1.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$85,960
Median Household Income
± $14,649
3.48k
Number of Households
± 457

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.48k households in Sublette County, WY grew to $85,960 from the previous year's value of $82,342.

The following chart displays the households in Sublette 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 Sublette 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 (68.9%)
  2. Carpooled (15.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.73%)

In 2022, 68.9% of workers in Sublette County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.5%) and those who worked at home (8.73%).

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

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sublette County, WY have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.01% of the workforce in Sublette 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 Sublette County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sublette County, WY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.07% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sublette County, WY (706 out of 8.75k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sublette County, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

89.6% of the population of Sublette County, WY has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 4.7% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 4.7% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sublette County, WY see 2458 patients per year on average, which represents a 25.2% increase from the previous year (1963 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3285 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1095 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52% were men and 48% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,458 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sublette County, WY

Primary care physicians in Sublette County, WY see an average of 2,458 patients per year. This represents a 25.2% increase from the previous year (1,963 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52% were men and 48% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
52.1%
Employer Coverage
4.7%
Medicaid
17.5%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
4.7%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sublette County, WY declined by 6.61% from 11.1% to 10.4%.

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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 25.7% in Sublette 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 15.3% in Sublette County, WY.

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