Lance Creek CDP, Wyoming
Population 27


Median Year Housing Built

The city of Lance Creek is a rural city located in eastern Wyoming. It is one of 3 cities in Niobrara County. While many may refer to Lance Creek as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP).

Lance Creek, WY is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.

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Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied



Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.


Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings



Total Population


The climate estimates use Lance Creek, WY weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at KEELINE 3 W.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 55% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 76% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are lower than 88% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSWY
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0089000
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0001264
Region2013 ACS4
Division2013 ACS8
State FIPS2013 ACS56
Place FIPS2013 ACS44615
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusLance Creek CDP
Name2013 ACSLance Creek CDP, Wyoming
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779807
Place ANSI2010 Census02408571
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US5644615
GEOID2013 ACS5644615
Population2010 Census43
Population2013 ACS27
Housing Units2010 Census45
Housing Units2013 ACS26
Land Area2013 ACS41.9 square miles
Water Area2013 ACS0.0 square miles
Population Density2013 ACS0.6 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[42.99128,-104.77575], [43.094163,-104.568037],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS43.041036547203, -104.66255165984
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census03