Hot Springs County is located in central Wyoming. The County Seat is Thermopolis and the largest city is Thermopolis. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hscounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,816 and the 2010 census population was 4,812. The land area is 2,004.09 square miles and there are 2.4 persons per square mile.
95.2% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 85.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $143,900, there are 2,238 households, an average of 2.10 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,544, the median household income is $42,019, and 11.9% of the persons in Hot Springs County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 795. Retail sales (in $1000) were $38,266, and sales per capita were $8,502. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.2%.
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