Weston County is located in eastern Wyoming. The County Seat is Newcastle and the largest city is Newcastle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.westongov.com. The 2014 population estimate is 7,201 and the 2010 census population was 7,208. The land area is 2,398.09 square miles and there are 3 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 3.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 90.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,000, there are 2,975 households, an average of 2.29 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,764, the median household income is $55,461, and 11.2% of the persons in Weston County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 810. Retail sales (in $1000) were $64,312, and sales per capita were $9,395. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.3%.
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