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Bar Nunn, Wyoming
Location of Bar Nunn in Natrona County, Wyoming.
Location of Bar Nunn in Natrona County, Wyoming.
Bar Nunn, Wyoming is located in the United States
Bar Nunn, Wyoming
Bar Nunn, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Natrona
 • Total 2.10 sq mi (5.44 km2)
 • Land 2.10 sq mi (5.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
5,285 ft (1,611 m)
 • Total 2,213
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,339.69/sq mi (517.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
82601, 82609
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-05245
GNIS feature ID 1609352
Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 835
2000 936 12.1%
2010 2,213 136.4%
2019 (est.) 2,812 27.1%

Bar Nunn is a town in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. It is a part of the Casper, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,213 at the 2010 census. It was incorporated in 1980.

The town was constructed around the runways of Wardwell Airport, Casper's original airport, which was later replaced by Casper–Natrona County International Airport.


Bar Nunn was founded in the 1970s by Romie Nunn, and named for him.


Bar Nunn is located at 42°54′48″N 106°20′49″W / 42.91333°N 106.34694°W / 42.91333; -106.34694 (42.913444, -106.347054).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.10 square miles (5.44 km2), all of it land.


2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 2,213 people, 748 households, and 605 families in the town. The population density was 1,053.8 inhabitants per square mile (406.9/km2). There were 761 housing units at an average density of 362.4 per square mile (139.9/km2). The racial makup of the town was 93.4% White, 0.8% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.2%.

Of the 748 households 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.1% were non-families. 12.8% of households were one person and 2.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the town was 30.5 years. 32.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.1% were from 25 to 44; 21.8% were from 45 to 64; and 6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Recent growth

In 2006, Bar Nunn led the state of Wyoming in population growth. Between 2005 and 2006, the community saw an estimated 18.6 percent increase in population –- up to 1,527 in 2006. That was a 63% increase over the census count in 2000. The large growth in Bar Nunn and Natrona County has been attributed to a boom in Wyoming's energy sector.


Public education in the town of Bar Nunn is provided by Natrona County School District #1.

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