- Glendo, Wyoming
official_name = Glendo, Wyoming
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Glendo is a town in Platte County,
Wyoming, United States. The population was 229 at the 2000 census.
Glendo is located at coor dms|42|30|11|N|105|1|31|W|city (42.503175, -105.025180)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 229 people, 110 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 431.5 people per square mile (166.8/km²). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 310.9/sq mi (120.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.20% White, 0.44% Native American, 2.18% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.24% of the population.
There were 110 households out of which 16.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.55.
In the town the population was spread out with 14.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 31.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $24,531, and the median income for a family was $26,786. Males had a median income of $21,146 versus $15,000 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $14,529. About 2.4% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.7% of those sixty five or over.
The town is home to Glendo State Park, one of several state recreation areas along the North Platte River in Wyoming. Glendo State Park features one of Wyoming's many reservoirs, a hydroelectric power plant, and campgrounds, beaches, hiking trails, and a marina.
The reservoir is extremely popular on the 4th of July attracting large crowds from Colorado State University and the University of Wyoming.
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