Poverty in Fort Washakie, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Fort Washakie, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Fort Washakie is 31.5%. One out of every 3.2 residents of Fort Washakie lives in poverty.

How many people in Fort Washakie, Wyoming live in poverty?
591 of 1,875 Fort Washakie residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Fort Washakie, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

American Indian

1,705

31.0% 26.8% 88.4%

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Fort Washakie, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Fort Washakie, Wyoming is 31.5%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Fort Washakie, Wyoming is 31.5%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Fort Washakie, Wyoming

Male and Female Residents of Fort Washakie, Wyoming have the same poverty rate.

300 of 952 males in Fort Washakie live below the poverty line.

291 of 923 females in Fort Washakie live below the poverty line.

Fort Washakie, Wyoming Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

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

  • Enrolled in School in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 30.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 27.7%.

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

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 39.1%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 42.6%.

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

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 20.1%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 17.0%.

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 Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 30.2%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Fort Washakie, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Fort Washakie, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fort Washakie, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 31.8%.

Foreign

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

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

Residents of Fort Washakie, 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 1,858 residents of Fort Washakie, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 591 (31.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 17 residents of Fort Washakie, 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 Fort Washakie, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Fort Washakie is 31.5%.
Fort Washakie is in Fremont County.
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City Poverty Rate
Arapahoe 32.7%
Ethete 20.8%
Fort Washakie 31.5%
Lander 13.3%
Riverton 13.3%

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