Carbon County is located in south central Wyoming. The County Seat is Rawlins and the largest city is Rawlins. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.carbonwy.com . The 2014 population estimate is 15,854 and the 2010 census population was 15,885. The land area is 7,897.58 square miles and there are 2 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 1.6% is Black or African American, 17.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 89.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $143,500, there are 6,077 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,947, the median household income is $55,347, and 13.5% of the persons in Carbon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,452. Retail sales (in $1000) were $295,340, and sales per capita were $19,182. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.7%.
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