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Lyman, Wyoming
Town
Motto: Smoke her out!
Location in Uinta County and the state of Wyoming
Location in Uinta County and the state of Wyoming
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Uinta
Area
 • Total 1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)
 • Land 1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,706 ft (2,044 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,115
 • Estimate (2012) 2,094
 • Density 1,236.8/sq mi (477.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 82937
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-48675
GNIS feature ID 1609117

Lyman is a town in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 2,115 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Lyman is located at 41°19′40″N 110°17′39″W / 41.32778°N 110.29417°W / 41.32778; -110.29417 (41.327817, -110.294111).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.71 square miles (4.43 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 577
1930 377 −34.7%
1940 378 0.3%
1950 483 27.8%
1960 425 −12.0%
1970 643 51.3%
1980 2,284 255.2%
1990 1,896 −17.0%
2000 1,938 2.2%
2010 2,115 9.1%
Est. 2015 2,074 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,115 people, 744 households, and 566 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,236.8 inhabitants per square mile (477.5/km2). There were 802 housing units at an average density of 469.0 per square mile (181.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

There were 744 households of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age in the town was 32.6 years. 32.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,938 people, 640 households, and 504 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,326.7 people per square mile (512.5/km²). There were 708 housing units at an average density of 484.7 per square mile (187.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.30% White, 0.41% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53% of the population.

There were 640 households out of which 47.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.48.

In the town, the population was spread out with 36.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,550, and the median income for a family was $55,132. Males had a median income of $51,042 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,966. About 5.7% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Kids ages six years old and older attend Lyman Intermediate School, and Lyman High School, once they have progressed through Junior High.

Place of interest

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