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

2,628 sq mi (6,806 km²)
2,626 sq mi (6,801 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.08%
 - (2000)
 - Density

web =/sq mi (Expression error: Unrecognized word "web"./km²)

Niobrara County (WY) SR85

Niobrara County (WY) SR85N

Niobrara County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming As of 2000, the population is 2,407, making it the state's least populous county. Its county seat is Lusk6.


Niobrara County was organized in 1911.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,806 km² (2,628 sq mi). 6,801 km² (2,626 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.08%) is water.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,407 people, 1,011 households, and 679 families residing in the county. The population density was 0/km² (1/sq mi). There were 1,338 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.05% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,011 households out of which 27.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% were married couples living together, 6.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 26.60% from 45 to 64, and 18.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,701, and the median income for a family was $33,714. Males had a median income of $25,909 versus $17,016 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,757. About 10.70% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.00% of those under age 18 and 15.60% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 43°03′N 104°28′W / 43.05, -104.47

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