Guernsey, Wyoming


Guernsey, Wyoming

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Guernsey, Wyoming
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Guernsey, Wyoming


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Wyoming
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Platte

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area_total_km2 = 2.8
area_land_km2 = 2.8
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area_total_sq_mi = 1.1
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1147
population_density_km2 = 412.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1067.3

timezone = Mountain (MST)
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elevation_m = 1327
elevation_ft = 4354
latd = 42 |latm = 16 |lats = 2 |latNS = N
longd = 104 |longm = 44 |longs = 35 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 82214
area_code = 307
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blank_info = 56-34320GR|2
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Guernsey is a town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1,147 at the 2000 census.

Larry Birleffi (1918-2008), the "Voice of the University of Wyoming Cowboys" from 1947-1986, graduated from Sunrise High School in Guernsey, since Guernsey-Sunrise High School.

Geography

Guernsey is located at coor dms|42|16|2|N|104|44|35|W|city (42.267251, -104.743187)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.92% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,147 people, 504 households, and 312 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,067.3 people per square mile (413.9/km²). There were 612 housing units at an average density of 569.5/sq mi (220.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.54% White, 0.17% African American, 1.05% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 3.75% from other races, and 3.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.11% of the population.

There were 504 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,758, and the median income for a family was $38,958. Males had a median income of $37,778 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,897. About 7.6% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 19.6% of those age 65 or over.

ee also

* Guernsey State Park

References

External links


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