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State Office of Rural Health

Wyoming Office of Rural Health

Phone: 307.777.7293

Seeks to enhance access to healthcare services, support the development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.
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Wyoming Nonmetro Population

Estimated population
398,107 (68.9%)
People living in nonmetro areas

Wyoming Rural Healthcare Facilities

Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites according to (April 2024), showing only locations outside of U.S. Census Bureau Urban Areas with a population of 50,000 or more

Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Wyoming

11.6% of Wyoming residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2022). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Wyomingites in 2021 was $69,666, with the rural per capita income at $72,354. The ERS reports, based on 2021 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Wyoming is 10.8%, compared with 10.3% in urban areas of the state. 6.4% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 6.0% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Wyoming is 3.5%, and in urban Wyoming it is 3.8% (USDA-ERS, 2022).

For a national comparison, please see an overview of the United States.

Data Sources
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets


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Last Reviewed: 12/22/2023