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Albany County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Albany County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Seat Laramie
Largest city Laramie
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,309 sq mi (11,160 km²)

36 sq mi (93 km²), 0.84%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,014
8/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded 1868
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Website www.co.albany.wy.us
Morton Pass (SR34) Albany Co.
Morton Pass (SR34) Albany Co.)

Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 32,014. Its county seat is Laramie,[1] the home of the University of Wyoming.

Contents

History

Albany County was organized December 16, 1868 from Laramie County in Dakota Territory, which at the time had jurisdiction over part of modern-day Wyoming.[2] It became a county in Wyoming Territory when that territory's government was formally organized on May 19, 1869.[3][4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,309 square miles (11,160 km²), of which, 4,273 square miles (11,066 km²) of it is land and 36 square miles (93 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Major highways

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1870 2,021
1880 4,626 128.9%
1890 8,865 91.6%
1900 13,084 47.6%
1910 11,574 −11.5%
1920 9,283 −19.8%
1930 12,041 29.7%
1940 13,946 15.8%
1950 19,055 36.6%
1960 21,290 11.7%
1970 26,431 24.1%
1980 29,062 10.0%
1990 30,797 6.0%
2000 32,014 4.0%
Est. 2008 32,758 2.3%
sources:[5][6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 32,014 people, 13,269 households, and 7,006 families residing in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 15,215 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.32% White, 1.11% Black or African American, 0.95% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.65% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. 7.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 24.4% were of German, 11.1% English, 10.2% Irish and 6.1% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 13,269 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.2% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 28.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 106.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.4 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,790, and the median income for a family was $44,334. Males had a median income of $31,087 versus $22,061 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,706. About 10.8% of families and 21.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Communities

City

Town

Census-designated places

Other communities

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ General Laws and Memorials and Resolutions of the Territory of Dakota, 1869 at Google Books
  3. ^ Long, John H. (2006). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Wyoming/documents/WY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ Long, John H. (2006). "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Dakota_Territory/documents/DAKs_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  5. ^ census.gov Wyoming population by county, 1900-90 accessed 2009-05-15
  6. ^ quickfacts.census.gov - Albany County accessed 2009-05-15
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 41°39′N 105°44′W / 41.65°N 105.74°W / 41.65; -105.74


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Albany County, Wyoming
Map
File:Map of Wyoming highlighting Albany County.png
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the USA highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1868
Seat Laramie
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.84%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32014
Website: www.co.albany.wy.us
Morton Pass (SR34) Albany County (WY)
Morton Pass (SR34) Albany County (WY)

Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 32,014. Its county seat is Laramie6 and it is home to the University of Wyoming.

Contents

History

Albany County was organized in 1868.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,160 km² (4,309 sq mi). 11,066 km² (4,273 sq mi) of it is land and 93 km² (36 sq mi) of it (0.84%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,014 people, 13,269 households, and 7,006 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/sq mi). There were 15,215 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.32% White, 1.11% Black or African American, 0.95% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.65% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. 7.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,269 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living in them; 42% were married couples living together; 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.2% were non-families. Of 13,269 households, 620 were unmarried partner households: 611 heterosexual, 3 same-sex male, and 6 same-sex female.

31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 28.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 106.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,790, and the median income for a family was $44,334. Males had a median income of $31,087 versus $22,061 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,706. 21% of the population and 10.8% of families were below the poverty line. 15.7% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Populated places

City

Town

Census-designated places

External links

Coordinates: 41°39′N 105°44′W / 41.65, -105.74

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