Wheatland Platte County, Wyoming

Wheatland: Town in Wyoming, United States

About

Wheatland is a town located in the county of Platte in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,627 and a population density of 342 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,522 inhabitants.

Wheatland Quick Facts

Population : 3,522 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Platte County
Postal code : 82201
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 10.61 km2
Altitude : 4,751 feet / 1448 meters
Capital city : Wheatland is capital of Platte County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 14:28:26 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 332 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.98% (2010-2020)
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Location of Wheatland on Wyoming map.
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Wheatland WY city limits sign
Wheatland  WY city limits sign image

Geography

Wheatland is located at 42°3'15"N 104°57'11"W (42.0540700, -104.9529500).

Wheatland map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wheatland decreased by 2.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,627 - census
2011 3,620 -0.19% estimation process
2012 3,626 0.17% estimation process
2013 3,622 -0.11% estimation process
2014 3,642 0.55% estimation process
2015 3,645 0.08% estimation process
2016 3,587 -1.62% estimation process
2017 3,549 -1.07% estimation process
2018 3,527 -0.62% estimation process
2019 3,462 -1.88% estimation process
2020 3,522 1.7% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,051
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,172
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,083
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,172
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.0%
People over 65 (%) : 24.0%
Female persons, % : 47.7%
White only, percent : 93.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.0%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 392
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,921

Wheatland zip code is 82201. County name: Platte, County fips: 56031

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,921
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $188,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,128
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $302
2015-2019 median gross rent : $688
Permits for construction, 2020 : 58
2015-2019 Households : 1,760
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 62,859
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,142
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 29,909
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,870
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,565
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,247
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 185
2019 total employment : 1,514
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 54,497
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 4.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 499
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 575
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 235
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 171
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 42
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 521
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 26
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 514
2010 population per square mile : 1.0
2010 land area in square miles : 5,175.12

People born in Wheatland (9)

People born in Wheatland, including politician Jim Geringer, politician Dennis Utter, general Benjamin N. Bellis, .

List

  • Corey Bramlet (American football quarterback) he was born in 17/01/1983
  • Harold Hellbaum (American politician) he was born in 26/09/1926
  • Warren G. Brown (American rodeo performer) he was born in 18/01/1921
  • Dennis Tippets (American politician) he was born in 30/12/1938
  • Dale W. Bohmont (agricultural scientist) he was born in 07/06/1922
  • Clyde Vermilyea he was born in 19/02/1937

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wheatland, WY

Code Name Address Type
WHT Wheatland, Wyoming 1857 West Mariposa Parkway BUS
DGS Douglas, Wyoming 628 East Richards St. BUS
CHY Cheyenne, Wyoming 222 Deming Drive BUS

Post offices near Wheatland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wheatland Post Office Wheatland (WY) 82201

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Platte County

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

City Name Population Title
Guernsey 1,143 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States of America
Glendo 208 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States
Chugwater 203 Town of the United States
Hartville 60 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Wheatland distances to largest Wyoming cities