Park County, Wyoming

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Park County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Park County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of USA WY
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1909
Seat Cody
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

6,969 sq mi (18,050 km²)

26 sq mi (67 km²), 0.37%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Park County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 25,786. The county seat is in Cody.

History Edit

Park County was organized in 1909.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 18,048 km² (6,969 sq mi). 17,981 km² (6,942 sq mi) of it is land and 68 km² (26 sq mi) of it (0.37%) is water.

Adjacent countiesEdit

Park County, Wyoming is one of the few counties in the United States to border its namesake in another state--in this case, Park County, Montana.


As of the census² of 2000, there were 25,786 people, 10,312 households, and 7,094 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/sq mi). There were 11,869 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.46% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.41% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 3.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,312 households out of which 30.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,829, and the median income for a family was $41,406. Males had a median income of $33,452 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,020. About 8.40% of families and 12.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.60% of those under age 18 and 8.30% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 44°29′N 109°34′W / 44.49, -109.56

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