Morton Pass (SR34) Albany Co.
Albany County is a county located in the U.S.
state of Wyoming.
Morton Pass (SR34) Albany Co.)
of 2000, the population was 32,014. Its county seat
is Laramie, the home of
the University of
Albany County was organized December 16, 1868 from Laramie County
in Dakota Territory
, which at the time had
jurisdiction over part of modern-day Wyoming. It became a county in
territory's government was formally organized on May 19,
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the county has a total area of
4,309 square miles (11,160 km²), of which,
4,273 square miles (11,066 km²) of it is land and
36 square miles (93 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.
National protected areas
As of the census
of 2000, there were 32,014
people, 13,269 households, and 7,006 families residing in the
county. The population density
was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 15,215 housing
units at an average density of 4 per square mile (1/km²). The
racial makeup of the county was 91.32% White
, 1.11% Black
or African American
, 0.95% Native American
, 1.7% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander
, 2.65% from
, and 2.22%
from two or more races. 7.49% of the population were Hispanic
of any race. 24.4% were of
German, 11.1% English, 10.2% Irish and 6.1% American ancestry according to Census
There were 13,269 households out of which 23.9% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples
living together, 7.5% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 47.2% were non-families.
31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the county the population was spread out with 18.4% under the
age of 18, 28.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45
to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age
was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 106.7 males. For
every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.4 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,790, and
the median income for a family was $44,334. Males had a median
income of $31,087 versus $22,061 for females. The per capita income
for the county was
$16,706. About 10.8% of families and 21.0% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 15.7%
of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older were
living below the poverty line.