Upton, Wyoming

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Upton, Wyoming

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High Points

Upton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wyoming):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Upton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Upton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Upton, Wyoming

Comparing Upton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wyoming (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
People Above Poverty 5 5
College Educated Adults 5 2
Median Family Income 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 3 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Upton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles W of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 302 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weston
Standard Zip Codes 82730
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.099
Longitude -104.627

Upton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station UPTON
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 31 to 61 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.6 inches
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 31 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 61 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
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Upton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 872 100%
Male 424 48.6%
Female 448 51.4%
Under 18 230 26.4%
18+ 642 73.6%
65+ 153 17.5%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.93
White 837 96%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 23 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.8%

Estimated Upton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 857
Growth -15
Growth % -1.7%

Upton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.9%
English 10.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
Norwegian 7%
Irish 6.9%
Dutch 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Polish 2.7%
Scottish 2%
US/American 2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Turkish 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
British 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Belgian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Upton 872 $39,091
Moorcroft 807 $41,484
Pine Haven 222 $46,250
Sundance 1,161 $50,598
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Upton High Schools (2004)

Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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