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Manderson, Wyoming
View down Highway 31 in Manderson, Wyoming
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Location of Manderson in Big Horn County, Wyoming.
Location of Manderson in Big Horn County, Wyoming.
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Coordinates: 44°16′12″N 107°57′44″W / 44.27000°N 107.96222°W / 44.27000; -107.96222Coordinates: 44°16′12″N 107°57′44″W / 44.27000°N 107.96222°W / 44.27000; -107.96222
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Big Horn
Area
 • Total 0.90 sq mi (2.34 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.21 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
3,891 ft (1,186 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 114
 • Estimate 
(2019)
113
 • Density 132.47/sq mi (51.14/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
82432
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-49980
GNIS feature ID 1609121

Manderson is a town in Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 114 at the 2010 census. The town was originally called Alamo, but it was renamed in 1889 in honor of Charles F. Manderson, chief counsel for Burlington Railroad.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.90 square miles (2.33 km2), of which, 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2) of it is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 96
1940 130 35.4%
1950 107 −17.7%
1960 167 56.1%
1970 117 −29.9%
1980 174 48.7%
1990 83 −52.3%
2000 104 25.3%
2010 114 9.6%
2019 (est.) 113 −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 114 people, 50 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 134.1 inhabitants per square mile (51.8/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 65.90 per square mile (25.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.7% White, 2.6% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.6% of the population.

There were 50 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the town was 47.5 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.8% were from 25 to 44; 35.8% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

Education

Public education in the town of Manderson is provided by Big Horn County School District #4. The district has four campuses – Laura Irwin Elementary School (grades K-5), Manderson Elementary School (grades K-5), Cloud Peak Middle School (grades 6–8), and Riverside High School (grades 9-12).

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