Poverty in Basin, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Basin, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Basin is 10.0%. One out of every 10 residents of Basin lives in poverty.

How many people in Basin, Wyoming live in poverty?
143 of 1,427 Basin residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Basin compare to the rest of Wyoming?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Wyoming is 11.1%, meaning Basin has a moderately lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Wyoming.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,378

9.9% 10.3% 87.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Basin, Wyoming By Race?

9.9% of White residents of Basin, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Basin, Wyoming is the same as than the national average. 136 of 1,378 white Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 87.5% of the total population of Basin, Wyoming are white.

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Basin, Wyoming?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Basin, Wyoming is 2.2%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Basin, Wyoming is 17.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Basin, Wyoming

Female residents of Basin, Wyoming are dramatically(690%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

15 of 691 males in Basin live below the poverty line.

128 of 736 females in Basin live below the poverty line.

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Basin can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 14.2%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 9.3%.

Poverty for younger ages in Basin is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 12.1%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Basin can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 15.2%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 12.3%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 19.8%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Basin, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Basin, Wyoming?

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

0.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

20.7%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

9.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

8.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

16.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

6.7%

Over 85 Years Old

13.7%

Basin, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Basin, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Basin, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 10.0%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Basin, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Basin, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Basin, Wyoming who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 1,424 residents of Basin, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 143 (10.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 3 residents of Basin, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Basin, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Basin is 10.0%.
Basin is in Big Horn County.
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City Poverty Rate
Basin 10.0%
Greybull 11.1%
Lovell 14.9%

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