Poverty in Lander, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Lander, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Lander is 13.3%. One out of every 7.5 residents of Lander lives in poverty.

How many people in Lander, Wyoming live in poverty?
985 of 7,423 Lander residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

6,433

8.5% 10.3% 83.7%

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

8.5% of White residents of Lander, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Lander, Wyoming is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 548 of 6,433 white Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 83.7% of the total population of Lander, Wyoming are white.

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Lander, Wyoming is 13.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Lander, Wyoming is 13.0%.

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

Male residents of Lander, Wyoming are slightly(4%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

489 of 3,602 males in Lander live below the poverty line.

496 of 3,821 females in Lander live below the poverty line.

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

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

  • Enrolled in School in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 19.6%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 11.0%.

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

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 34.8%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 10.8%.

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

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 18.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 21.6%.

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 Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 23.5%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Lander, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 17.2%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

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

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

18.9%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

10.2%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

22.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

15.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

5.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.1%

Over 85 Years Old

17.1%

Lander, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lander, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 13.5%.

Foreign

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

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

Residents of Lander, 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 7,306 residents of Lander, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 985 (13.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 117 residents of Lander, 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 Lander, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Lander is 13.3%.
Lander 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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