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Hot Springs County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Hot Springs County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1911
Seat Thermopolis
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,006 sq mi (5,196 km²)
2,004 sq mi (5,190 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.31%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Hot Springs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 4,882. Its county seat is Thermopolis6.


Hot Springs County was organized in 1911.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,196 km² (2,006 sq mi). 5,190 km² (2,004 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.12%) is water.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,882 people, 2,108 households, and 1,353 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 2,536 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.96% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 1.52% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. 2.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,108 households out of which 25.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.80% were non-families. 31.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 28.70% from 45 to 64, and 20.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,888, and the median income for a family was $39,364. Males had a median income of $27,030 versus $18,667 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,858. About 8.60% of families and 10.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.10% of those under age 18 and 7.90% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 43°43′N 108°26′W / 43.71, -108.44

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