Hot Springs County, WY

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2020 Population
4,550
1.24% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Liz Cheney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
47.9
2.79% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
13.9%
8.52% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$53,398
3.86% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$164,400
11.6% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2,275
2.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hot Springs County, WY had a population of 4.55k people with a median age of 47.9 and a median household income of $53,398. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hot Springs County, WY declined from 4,607 to 4,550, a −1.24% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,413 to $53,398, a 3.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hot Springs County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), White (Hispanic) (2.99%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%).

None of the households in Hot Springs County, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Hot Springs County, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Hot Springs County, WY was $164,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.1%. Most people in Hot Springs County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY was 2 cars per household.

Hot Springs County, WY borders Fremont County, WY, Park County, WY, and Washakie County, WY.

Diversity

Hot Springs County, WY is home to a population of 4.55k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.286% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2020, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.19k people) in Hot Springs County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 118 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hot Springs County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.19k ± 131
  2. White (Hispanic)
    136 ± 71
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    118 ± 74
3.14%
Hispanic Population
143 people

In 2020, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.19k people) in Hot Springs County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 118 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.14% of the people in Hot Springs County, WY are hispanic (143 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hot Springs County, WY as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.286%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
0.217%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10 people

As of 2020, 0.286% of Hot Springs County, WY residents (13 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hot Springs County, WY was 0.217%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

48
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.1
16
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2020, the median age of all people in Hot Springs County, WY was 47.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 16. But people in Hot Springs County, WY are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Hot Springs County, WY residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,053 ± 2,188 people
  2. Canada
    1,118 ± 820 people
  3. China
    748 ± 671 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 8,053 Wyoming residents, followed by Canada with 1,118 and China with 748.

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Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Hot Springs County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hot Springs County, WY was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    225 ± 77
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    112 ± 66
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    39 ± 45

Hot Springs County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wyoming, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wyoming (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wyoming across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Wyoming have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,541. The income inequality in Wyoming (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Hot Springs County, WY employs 2.28k people. The largest industries in Hot Springs County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (512 people), Educational Services (294 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,125), and Wholesale Trade ($77,778).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,398
2020 value
± $7,710
3.86%
1 Year Growth
± 19.5%

Households in Hot Springs County, WY have a median annual income of $53,398, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,413 in 2019, which represents a 3.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$65,715
Average Male Salary in Wyoming
± $3,988
$45,541
Average Female Salary in Wyoming
± $3,212

In 2020, full-time male employees in Wyoming made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Wyoming by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Wyoming
  1. White
    $50,634 ± $2,621
  2. Black
    $50,555 ± $28,644
  3. Other
    $47,652 ± $21,849

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wyoming workers was White. These workers were paid 1 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Wyoming.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Wyoming by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hot Springs County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2020, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.633% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wyoming across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9678
  2. Census Tract 9679

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hot Springs County, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hot Springs County, WY (614 out of 4.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    587 ± 135
  2. Native American
    19 ± 60
  3. Two Or More
    8 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hot Springs County, WY is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.28k
2020 Value
± 288
2.62%
1 Year growth
± 16.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hot Springs County, WY grew at a rate of 2.62%, from 2.22k employees to 2.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hot Springs County, WY, are Management Occupations (386 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (241 people), and Transportation Occupations (217 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (386 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (241 people), and Transportation Occupations (217 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hot Springs County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.65 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.51 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hot Springs County, WY, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($100,078), Protective Service Occupations ($71,120), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($70,329).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.28k
2020 Value
± 288
2.62%
1 Year growth
± 16.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hot Springs County, WY grew at a rate of 2.62%, from 2.22k employees to 2.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hot Springs County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (512 people), Educational Services (294 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hot Springs County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Hot Springs County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hot Springs County, WY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (512 people), Educational Services (294 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hot Springs County, WY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (15.6 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.31 times), and Public Administration (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hot Springs County, WY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($88,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,125), and Wholesale Trade ($77,778).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.3B
  2. $3.74B
  3. $3.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $10.3B, followed by Crude petroleum ($3.74B) and Basic chemicals ($3.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wyoming products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$36B
2020 Value in Wyoming
$60.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Wyoming
68.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wyoming trade was $36B. This is expected to increase 68.8% to $60.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.28B
  2. $4.66B
  3. $2.66B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Colorado with $5.28B, followed by Utah with $4.66B and Nebraska and $2.66B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wyoming shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hot Springs County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 77.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.36%). The most partisan county was Crook County, WY with 88.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hot Springs County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hot Springs County, WY
77.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Wyoming
  1. 88.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Wyoming was Crook County, WY with 88.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Wyoming colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wyoming over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Hot Springs County, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Hot Springs County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Hot Springs County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hot Springs County, WY was $164,400 in 2020, which is 0.715 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $147,300 to $164,400, a 11.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Hot Springs County, WY is 71.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Hot Springs County, WY have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hot Springs County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$164,400
2020 Median
± $23,922
$147,300
2019 Median
± $12,760

In 2020, the median property value in Hot Springs County, WY grew to to $164,400 from the previous year's value of $147,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hot Springs County, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hot Springs County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,398
Median Household Income
± $7,710
2.19k
Number of Households
± 258

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.19k households in Hot Springs County, WY grew to $53,398 from the previous year's value of $51,413.

The following chart displays the households in Hot Springs County, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hot Springs County, WY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hot Springs County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.1%
2020 Homeownership
75.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 71.1% of the housing units in Hot Springs County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hot Springs County, WY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hot Springs County, WY have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.82% of the workforce in Hot Springs County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.45%)

In 2020, 72.2% of workers in Hot Springs County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.45%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hot Springs County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hot Springs County, WY have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

86.5% of the population of Hot Springs County, WY has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 19.1% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 1.9% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wyoming was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see 1139 patients per year on average, which represents a 27.2% decrease from the previous year (1565 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 883 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 339 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15%). Additionally, Weston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,139 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hot Springs County, WY

Primary care physicians in Hot Springs County, WY see an average of 1,139 patients per year. This represents a 27.2% decrease from the previous year (1,565 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hot Springs County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,320
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Wyoming
$4,957
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,698
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,050
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wyoming (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.51%, from $7,961 to $8,320.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.5%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
19.1%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
1.9%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hot Springs County, WY declined by 3.79% from 14% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hot Springs County, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15% prevalence
  2. 14.4% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming, at 15%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming by county over multiple years.

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