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East Thermopolis, Wyoming
Location of East Thermopolis in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
Location of East Thermopolis in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
East Thermopolis, Wyoming is located in the United States
East Thermopolis, Wyoming
East Thermopolis, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Hot Springs
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
4,341 ft (1,323 m)
 • Total 229
 • Density 1,314.92/sq mi (506.55/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-22720
GNIS feature ID 1597608

East Thermopolis is a town in Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 229 at the 2020 census.


East Thermopolis is located at 43°38′41″N 108°11′48″W / 43.64472°N 108.19667°W / 43.64472; -108.19667 (43.644711, -108.196694).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 246
1960 281 14.2%
1970 316 12.5%
1980 359 13.6%
1990 221 −38.4%
2000 274 24.0%
2010 254 −7.3%
2020 229 −9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 254 people, 157 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,411.1 inhabitants per square mile (544.8/km2). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 1,033.3 per square mile (399.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.7% White, 0.8% African American, 3.9% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 157 households, of which 7.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.8% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.3% were non-families. 60.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 42.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.55 and the average family size was 2.36.

The median age in the town was 64.8 years. 11.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 9% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 49.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.


Public education in the town of East Thermopolis is provided by Hot Springs County School District #1. Schools in the district include Ralph Witters Elementary School (grades K-5), Thermopolis Middle School (grades 6-8), and Hot Springs County High School (grades 9-12).

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