Cowley Big Horn County, Wyoming

Cowley: Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming

About

Cowley is a town located in the county of Big Horn in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 655. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 747 inhabitants.

The town was created 122 years ago in 1899.

Cowley Quick Facts

Population : 747 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Big Horn County
Postal code : 82420
Phone Area Codes : 307
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 3,990 feet / 1216 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1900 (122 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 21:57:49 (19th May 2022)
Population growth : 12.32% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Cowley is located at 44°52'60"N 108°28'10"W (44.8832900, -108.4695700).

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Demographics

The population of Cowley increased by 12.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 655 - census
2011 681 3.82% estimation process
2012 699 2.58% estimation process
2013 718 2.65% estimation process
2014 722 0.55% estimation process
2015 738 2.17% estimation process
2016 750 1.6% estimation process
2017 751 0.13% estimation process
2018 762 1.44% estimation process
2019 761 -0.13% estimation process
2020 747 -1.87% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 48,917
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 46,685
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 50,637
April 1, 2010 Population : 46,746
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 16.4%
Female persons, % : 53.4%
White only, percent : 88.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 2.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.8%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,251
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.2%

Cowley zip code is 82420. County name: Big Horn, County fips: 56003

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $287,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,507
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $435
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,109
2015-2019 Households : 19,084
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 119,997
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,549,158
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 320,603
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,921,055
2012 total retail sales per capita : $39,804
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,470
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,107
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,522
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,644
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,645
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 371
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,666
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 369
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,484
2010 population per square mile : 3,803.1
2010 land area in square miles : 12.29
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $314,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,788
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $446
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,374
2015-2019 Households : 1,754
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,196
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 251,982
2012 total retail sales per capita : $47,285
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $95,652
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,697
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 561
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 128
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 512
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 453
2010 population per square mile : 1,620.2
2010 land area in square miles : 3.25

Schools in Cowley

College & universities near Cowley, WY

Code Name City ZIP
240657 Northwest College Powell (WY) 82435-1898

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cowley, WY

Code Name Address Type
BLG Billings, MT 2501 1st Avenue North BUS

Post offices near Cowley

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cowley Post Office Cowley (WY) 82420
Lovell Post Office Lovell (WY) 82431
Byron Post Office Byron (WY) 82412
Deaver Post Office Deaver (WY) 82421
Frann Post Office Frannie (WY) 82423

Other cities in Big Horn County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Big Horn County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Lovell 2,327 Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Greybull 1,797 Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming
Basin 1,257 Town and county seat of Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Byron 592 Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Burlington 343 Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States
Deaver 178 Town in Big Horn County, Utah
Frannie 156 Town of the United States
Manderson 112 Town in Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States