|Teton County, Wyoming|
Location in the state of Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
4,222 sq mi (10,935 km²)
214 sq mi (554 km²), 5.07%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
Teton County was organized in 1921.
- Park County (north)
- Fremont County (east)
- Sublette County (southeast)
- Lincoln County (south)
- Bonneville County and Teton County (southwest)
- Fremont County (west)
- Gallatin County (northwest)
Teton County, Wyoming is one of the few counties in the United States to border its namesake in another state--in this case, Teton County, Idaho.
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,251 people, 7,688 households, and 4,174 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 10,267 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.59% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.93% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 6.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,688 households out of which 25.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.30% were married couples living together, 5.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.70% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.89.
Age range in the county was well distributed with 19.90% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 38.30% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 6.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 114.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $54,614, and the median income for a family was $63,916. Males had a median income of $34,570 versus $29,132 for females. The per capita income for the county was $38,260. About 2.80% of families and 6.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.70% of those under age 18 and 4.40% of those age 65 or over. These figures do not fully represent the economic character of the county, which in recent years the IRS has listed as having the highest average individual income tax returns in the county.
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