Niobrara County

Niobrara County, Wyoming

424 S Elm St PO Box 420
Lusk, WY 82225
Phone: (307) 334-2211
Fax: (307) 334-3013
www.newedc.net/niobrara/index.htm

On the central eastern border of WY, east of Casper, created Feb 14, 1911 from Converse County. Name Origin: For the Niobrara River, which flows through the county, or for the Niobrara Indian tribe; from an Omaha-Poca Indian word ni obthantha ko 'spreading water river.'

Area (sq mi):: 2627.90 (land 2625.81; water 2.09) Population per square mile: 0.90
Population 2005: 2,286 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -3.70% Population 2000: 2,407 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,757; median household $29,701; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,588-$30,241
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holder of oil and gas properties, Arete Industries Inc (OTC-QB:ARET) sold a Niobrara County Wyoming well and lease from its recently acquired assets to an unaffiliated party, for about USD1.1m it disclosed on Monday.