- Converse County, Wyoming
Converse County, Wyoming [[File:! map =|75px|Seal of Converse County, Wyoming]]
Location in the state of Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1888 Seat Douglas Largest city Douglas Area
4,265 sq mi (11,046 km²)
4,255 sq mi (11,020 km²)
10 sq mi (26 km²), 0.24%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
In 1911, Converse County lost territory when Niobrara County was created. The boundaries of Converse County were slightly modified in a special election in 1955, and land from Albany County was added.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,265 square miles (11,046.3 km2), of which 4,255 square miles (11,020.4 km2) is land and 10 square miles (25.9 km2) (0.24%) is water.
- Campbell County, Wyoming - north
- Weston County, Wyoming - northeast
- Niobrara County, Wyoming - east
- Platte County, Wyoming - southeast
- Albany County, Wyoming - south
- Carbon County, Wyoming - southwest
- Natrona County, Wyoming - west
- Johnson County, Wyoming - northwest
National protected areas
- Medicine Bow National Forest (part)
- Thunder Basin National Grassland (part)
Historical populations Census Pop. %± 1890 2,738 — 1900 3,337 21.9% 1910 6,294 88.6% 1920 7,871 25.1% 1930 7,145 −9.2% 1940 6,631 −7.2% 1950 5,933 −10.5% 1960 6,366 7.3% 1970 5,938 −6.7% 1980 14,069 136.9% 1990 11,128 −20.9% 2000 12,052 8.3% 2010 13,833 14.8%
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,052 people, 4,694 households, and 3,407 families residing in the county. The population density was 3 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 5,669 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.72% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.46% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 5.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 26.6% were of German, 13.5% American, 12.2% English and 11.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 4,694 households out of which 36.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. Of 4,694 households, 253 were unmarried partner households: 228 heterosexual, 12 same-sex male, and 13 same-sex female.
23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the county the population was spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $39,603, and the median income for a family was $45,905. Males had a median income of $36,443 versus $19,032 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,744. About 9.20% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 9.70% of those age 65 or over.
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- Converse County Website
- National Register of Historic Places listing for Converse Co., Wyoming
- Converse County School District #1 (in Douglas, WY)
Johnson County Campbell County Weston County Natrona County Niobrara County Converse County, Wyoming Carbon County Albany County Platte County Municipalities and communities of Converse County, Wyoming County seat: Douglas City Towns CDP Unincorporated
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