This article is based on the corresponding article in another wiki. For Familypedia purposes, it requires significantly more historical detail on phases of this location's development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there. Also desirable are links to organizations that may be repositories of genealogical information..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can.

Converse County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Converse County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1888
Seat Douglas
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,265 sq mi (11,046 km²)

10 sq mi (26 km²), 0.24%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Converse County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 12,052. Its county seat is Douglas6.


Converse County was organized in 1888.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,047 km² (4,265 sq mi). 11,020 km² (4,255 sq mi) of it is land and 27 km² (10 sq mi) of it (0.24%) is water.

Adjacent counties[]


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,052 people, 4,694 households, and 3,407 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 5,669 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.72% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.46% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 5.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,694 households out of which 36.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. Of 4,694 households, 253 were unmarried partner households: 228 heterosexual, 12 same-sex male, and 13 same-sex female.

23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $39,603, and the median income for a family was $45,905. Males had a median income of $36,443 versus $19,032 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,744. About 9.20% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 9.70% of those age 65 or over.

Populated places[]



Census-designated place[]

Other place[]

External links[]

Coordinates: 42°58′N 105°30′W / 42.97, -105.50

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Converse County, Wyoming. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.