Smoot, Wyoming

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Smoot, Wyoming
Location of Smoot, Wyoming
Location of Smoot, Wyoming
Smoot, Wyoming is located in the United States
Smoot, Wyoming
Smoot, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°37′15″N 110°54′45″W / 42.62083°N 110.91250°W / 42.62083; -110.91250Coordinates: 42°37′15″N 110°54′45″W / 42.62083°N 110.91250°W / 42.62083; -110.91250
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
6,611 ft (2,015 m)
 • Total195
 • Density110/sq mi (44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-71440[2]
GNIS feature ID1603012[3]

Smoot is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 195 at the 2010 census.


Smoot is located at 42°37′15″N 110°54′45″W / 42.62083°N 110.91250°W / 42.62083; -110.91250 (42.620784, -110.912454).[4] It's located in the Star Valley Wyoming it sits at 6,611 feet above sea level 8 miles south of Afton.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), all of it land.[6]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 182 people, 55 households, and 44 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 106.4 people per square mile (41.1/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 36.8/sq mi (14.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.60% White, 0.55% Native American, 1.10% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.95% of the population.

There were 55 households, out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.84.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 35.2% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,273, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,005. About 8.0% of families and 19.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.


Public education in the community of Smoot is provided by Lincoln County School District #2.


  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012.[dead link]
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Flood boundaries and water-surface profile for the computed 100-year flood, Swift Creek at Afton, Wyoming, 1986". 1989. doi:10.3133/wri884064. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. ^ "2010 Wyoming Place Names". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 11, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2012.