Natrona County

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Natrona County, Wyoming

200 N Center St
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: (307) 235-9210
Fax: (307) 235-9367

In east-central WY; created Mar 9, 1888 (prior to statehood) from Carbon County. Name Origin: For the mineral natron, or trona, a sodium carbonate, found in the area

Area (sq mi):: 5375.72 (land 5339.88; water 35.83) Population per square mile: 13.10
Population 2005: 69,799 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 66,533 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,913; median household $36,619; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,905-$35,599
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Casper County seat (51,240)

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    A consulting firm conducted three fiscal impact analyses for rural areas in the Intermountain West: Beaverhead County, Montana', Gallatin County, Montana; and Natrona County, Wyoming. All three of these analyses yielded the same result: A smart growth approach would dramatically lower the cost of infrastructure and result in much higher revenues that cover more of the cost of both infrastructure and operating expenses.
    Population B was composed of 196 blood donors at United Blood Services (UBS), Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming. UBS, Wyoming's only blood bank, obtains most of its blood from donors residing within Casper, the second largest municipality in the state (population 49,644 residents [20] in 52.8 [km.sup.2] [Mike Jun, pers.