Uinta County

Uinta County, Wyoming

PO Box 810
Evanston, WY 82931
Phone: (307) 783-0306
Fax: (307) 783-0376

On the southwestern border of WY; original county, organized Dec 1, 1869 (prior to statehood); smallest county in WY. Name Origin: For the Uintah Mountains or the Uinta Indian tribe

Area (sq mi):: 2087.56 (land 2081.66; water 5.90) Population per square mile: 9.60
Population 2005: 19,939 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 19,742 (White 92.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,994; median household $44,544; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,084-$28,760
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Evanston County seat (11,407)

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