Elk Mountain, Wyoming

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Elk Mountain is a town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.



Elk Mountain is located at 41°41′11″N 106°24′52″W / 41.68639°N 106.41444°W / 41.68639; -106.41444 (41.686517, -106.414535)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 192 people, 74 households, and 52 families residing in the town. The population density was 676.5 people per square mile (264.8/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 408.7/sq mi (160.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.83% White, 1.04% Native American, 2.08% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.21% of the population.

There were 74 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 120.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,313, and the median income for a family was $46,042. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,463. None of the families and 4.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 14.3% of those over 64.


Public education in the town of Elk Mountain is provided by Carbon County School District #2. Zoned campuses include Elk Mountain Elementary School (grades K-6) and H.E.M. Junior/Senior High School [1] (grades 7-12).

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