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Powder River is in Natrona County, in the Casper metro area.

The community was named for the fine, dark earth along the river banks

The latitude of Powder River is 43.032N. The longitude is -106.986W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,719 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 51.


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$40,804
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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12% of Powder River residents report German ancestry, and 38% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Powder River ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Powder River was $32,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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Median rent in Powder River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375.


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Natrona County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powder River political report.

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The average commute time for Powder River workers is 75 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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