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The 2000 Census showed that Uinta County had a population of 19,742 people. This represented 4% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 9th most populous county (out of 23 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Uinta had a population of 20,927 people. This is an increase of 6% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201021,118+6.97%+0.91% since 2009
200920,927+6%+1.9% since 2008
200820,537+4.03%+2.32% since 2007
200720,071+1.67%+2.24% since 2006
200619,631-0.56%+1.03% since 2005
200419,419-1.64%-0.11% since 2003
200319,440-1.53%-0.65% since 2002
200219,567-0.89%+0.83% since 2001
200119,406-1.7%-1.7% since 2000
200019,742The Last Census

Uinta County had 8,011 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Uinta County has a total area<3> of 2,087 square miles [5,406 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (5.9 square miles [15.28 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Uinta County had a population density of 9.48 people per square mile [3.66 people/km²], making it the state's 4th most densely populated county (out of 23 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Uinta County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Uinta and the state of Wyoming.

Click here for the Uinta County QuickFact (QF-56041).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Uinta County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Uinta County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Rich (UT)QF-49033   NW2,1601,96110.15%
Summit (UT)QF-49043   SW36,96929,73624.32%
LincolnQF-56023   N16,99514,57316.62%
SweetwaterQF-56037   E41,22637,6139.61%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Uinta. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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