Wyoming Platte County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Platte County, Wyoming. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Wyoming Platte County.

1. Branch Library CHUGWATER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 2nd St, Chugwater, WY 82210
Phone Number: (307) 422-3666 Platte N/A N/A

2. Branch Library GLENDO BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 213 2nd St, Glendo, WY 82213
Phone Number: (307) 735-4480 Platte N/A N/A

3. Branch Library GUERNSEY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 S. Wyoming AVE., Guernsey, WY 82214
Phone Number: (307) 836-2816 Platte N/A N/A

4. Central Library PLATTE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
904 9th St, Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone Number: (307) 322-2689 Platte N/A N/A

5. Library System PLATTE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
904 9th St, Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone Number: (307) 322-2689 Platte 53,151 31,264

Overview of Platte County, Wyoming

Platte County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 8,807. Its county seat is Wheatland.

History

Platte County was organized in 1911.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,467 km² (2,111 mi²). 5,400 km² (2,085 mi²) of it is land and 67 km² (26 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.23% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 8,807 people, 3,625 households, and 2,494 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 4,528 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.18% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.69% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 5.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,625 households out of which 30.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% are married couples living together, 6.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% are non-families. 27.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 27.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $33,866, and the median income for a family is $41,449. Males have a median income of $31,484 versus $19,635 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,530. 11.70% of the population and 8.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.90% of those under the age of 18 and 12.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Platte County, Wyoming has the following cities and towns:

  • Chugcreek
  • Chugwater
  • Glendo
  • Guernsey
  • Hartville
  • Lakeview North
  • Slater
  • Westview Circle
  • Wheatland
  • Y-O Ranch