Chugwater, WY Population

By | January 11, 2019

Population: 244. Estimated population in 2021: 231 (-5.3% change)
Males: 128 (52.5%), Females: 116 (47.5%)

Platte County

Zip code: 82210

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $23,750
Median house value: $56,800

Races in Chugwater:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (41.4%), German (26.6%), English (18.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%), Dutch (4.9%), French (4.1%).

Elevation: 5300 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Map of Chugwater, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chugwater

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chugwater town

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+25.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chugwater:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chugwater:

  • CHEYENNE (about 42 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; Abbreviation: CYS)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 67 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Abbreviation: LAR)
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 87 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Abbreviation: BFF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Chugwater:

  • PHIFER AIRFIELD (about 22 miles; WHEATLAND, WY; Abbreviation: EAN)
  • CAMP GUERNSEY (about 35 miles; GUERNSEY, WY; Abbreviation: 7V6)
  • TORRINGTON MUNI (about 51 miles; TORRINGTON, WY; Abbreviation: TOR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chugwater:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 68 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 94 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 121 miles; BOULDER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,355)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 129 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 131 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,858)

Schools

Public high school in Chugwater:

  • CHUGWATER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 500 5TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Chugwater:

  • CHUGWATER ELEMENTARY (Students: 35; Location: 406 5TH ST.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CHUGWATER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 1150 PINE; Grades: 07 – 08)

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