Wyoming Community Foundation
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For more than 25 years, the Wyoming Community Foundation has been working to build a better Wyoming by investing in great nonprofit programs and initiatives.

Albany County
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In comparison to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Albany County has the lowest percentages (rank: first) of births to mothers with less than a high school education (three percent) and children without health insurance (four percent). Albany County also has the … Read More

The Self-Sufficiency Standard
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The Self-Sufficiency Standard calculates how much income families of various sizes and compositions need to make ends meet at a minimally adequate level without public or private assistance.

Big Horn County
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In comparison to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Big Horn County has the third lowest percentage of low birth-weight babies (five percent, rank: third). The percentage of births to teens has dropped from 12% (rank: 18th) in 2010 to six percent … Read More

Campbell County
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In comparison to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Campbell County has the third lowest percentages (rank: third) of mothers receiving less than adequate prenatal care (19%), children living in poverty (eight percent), and single-mother families living in poverty (28%). Campbell County … Read More

Carbon County
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Carbon County ranks 22nd for the percentage of children without health insurance (14%). Carbon County ranks close to the state average for births to unmarried mothers: 34%, compared to the state average of 33%. Based on median salaries for men … Read More

Converse County
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In comparison with Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Converse County has the third highest percentage of births for which the primary source of payment was Medicaid (47%, rank: 21st). Between 2010 and 2014, Converse was the only county in Wyoming to … Read More

Crook County
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In comparison with Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Crook County has the lowest percentage of births to unmarried mothers (13%, rank: first) and the second lowest percentages (rank: second) of children living in poverty (five percent) and single-mother families living in … Read More

Fremont County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Fremont County ranks last (rank: 23rd) for the 5-year teen birth rate (54.8 per 1,000 births), births for which the primary source of payment was Medicaid (54%), and births to unmarried mothers (49%). The … Read More

Goshen County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Goshen County has the lowest percentage of low birth-weight babies (five percent, rank: first). Goshen County has reduced the percentage of births for which the primary source of payment was Medicaid from 55% (rank: … Read More

Hot Springs County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Hot Springs County and Niobrara County tie for first (rank: first) for the 5-year infant mortality rate (0.0 per 1,000 births). Hot Springs County has the second highest percentage of children living in single-parent … Read More

Johnson County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Johnson County has the lowest percentage (rank: first) of births for which the primary source of payment was Medicaid (16%), an improvement from 49% (rank: 14th) in 2010. Johnson County has the second lowest … Read More

Laramie County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Laramie County has the third lowest percentage of children without health insurance (four percent, rank: third), but the highest percentage of children living in single-parent families (29%, rank: 23rd). Compared to the six Wyoming … Read More

Lincoln County
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Compared to the 22 other Wyoming counties, Lincoln County has the third lowest percentages (rank: third) of births to unmarried mothers (19%), births to teens (five percent), and births to mothers with less than a high school education (six percent). … Read More

Natrona County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Natrona County has the second largest percentage (rank: 22nd) of births to mothers who received less than adequate prenatal care (39%), births to unmarried mothers (39%), and children living in single-parent households (33%). Among … Read More

Niobrara County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Niobrara County and Hot Springs County tie for first for 5-year infant mortality rate (0.0 per 1,000 births). Niobrara County also has the lowest percentage (10%, rank: first) of single-parent families. It has the … Read More

Park County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Park County has the third lowest 5-year infant mortality rate (3.9 per 1,000 births; rank: third). Park County reduced the percentage of births for which the primary source of payment was Medicaid from 41% … Read More

Platte County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Platte County has the third highest percentages of children without health insurance (14%, rank: 21st) and single-parent families living in poverty (56%). Platte County ranks last (rank: 23rd) for 5-year infant mortality rate (9.4 … Read More

Sheridan County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Sheridan County has the lowest percentage (rank: first) of mothers receiving less than adequate prenatal care (11%), an improvement from 28% (rank: 16th) in 2010. Sheridan County has the second lowest percentage of children … Read More

Sublette County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Sublette County ranks first, for having the lowest percentage of births to mothers with less than a high school education (six percent), an improvement from 13% (rank: 11th) in 2010. Sublette County has the … Read More

Sweetwater County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Sweetwater County has seen an increase in the percentage of mothers receiving less than adequate prenatal care, from 15% (rank: fifth) in 2010 to 24% (rank: 10th) in 2014. Based on median salaries for … Read More

Teton County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Teton County has the lowest percentages (rank: first) of births to teens (three percent) and mothers who smoked during pregnancy (two percent). Teton County has the second lowest (rank: second) 5-year teen birth rate … Read More

Uinta County
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Uinta County ranks very close to the state average on two indicators. In Uinta County, 15% of mothers smoked during pregnancy, compared to the state average of 16%. The 5-year teen birth rate in Uinta County was 33.4 per 1,000 … Read More

Washakie County
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Washakie County ranks close to the state average on two indicators. In Washakie County, 15% of mothers smoked during pregnancy, compared to the state average of 16%. Washakie County also ranks close to the state average for the percentage of … Read More

Weston County
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Compared to Wyoming’s other 22 counties, Weston County has the third highest percentages (rank: 21st) of mothers who smoked during pregnancy (27%) and births to unmarried mothers (37%). Births to unmarried mothers have increased since 2010 when Weston County ranked … Read More

Wyoming Head Start
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Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote the school readiness of children, ages birth to five, from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development through educational, nutritional, health, social, and other services to eligible children and their families.