Albany, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 55. Population change since 2000: -31.3%
Males: 39  (72.2%)
Females: 16  (27.8%)
Median resident age:  63.4 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 82070

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,737 (it was $26,071 in 2000)
Albany:

$66,737
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $104,731 (it was $17,046 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $337,997 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$337,997
WY:

$195,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $351,902; Detached houses: $347,721
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    • 5396.4%White alone
    • 11.8%Asian alone
    • 11.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albany: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (44.2%), German (16.3%), Subsaharan African (14.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 20.4 square miles.

Population density: 2.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Albany, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 57.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany CDP:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,115 (0.7%)

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (68.4 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (107.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (622.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (2.7 miles) , Fox Park, WY (2.7 miles) , Centennial, WY (2.9 miles) , South Albany, WY (3.7 miles ), Ryan Park, WY (4.8 miles) , The Buttes, WY (5.3 miles) , Laramie, WY (5.4 miles ), Arlington, WY (5.4 miles) .

Latitude: 41.18 N, Longitude: 106.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Albany household income distribution Albany home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (50%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Albany, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 328.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 439.3 miles away from Albany center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 333.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Albany center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 336.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Albany County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 30 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 30 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 69 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 70 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Aims Community College (about 89 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 92 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 93 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)

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Notable locations in Albany: Lake Owen Campground (A), Lake (B), Albany County Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Owen (A), Sunby Reservoir (B), Lake Owen (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hecht Creek (A), Strain Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 54.7. This is better than average.

City:

54.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.43
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.0420. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0420
U.S.:

1.9118

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wyoming average:

9.3

Albany travel time to work - commute Albany mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Albany CDP (based on Albany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6272
Other3,57016
Evangelical Protestant2,44126
Mainline Protestant2,4349
None23,227-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Albany County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Albany County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Albany County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

18.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

12.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.51%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laramie County, WY  1.07% ($24,993 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.61% ($18,759)
from Larimer County, CO  0.33% ($28,500)


13.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.12%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laramie County, WY  1.22% ($28,278 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($31,679)
to Larimer County, CO  0.62% ($38,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Sue Thomas, 1.5 Mi Nw Of Rob Roy Reservoir (Lat: 41.221306 Lon: -106.282583), Type: 50.9, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 3039891038, Suethomas@knscomm.Com, 10625 WEST EVANS AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • HERMOSA MOBILES, Lat: 41.079944 Lon: -105.461528, Call Sign: KTL481
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.310 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 02/20/2022, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Lat: 41.097222 Lon: -105.976417, Call Sign: KTF590
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, 152.900 MHz, 159.555 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023Registrant: Absolute Solutions, 1618 E 11th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001, Phone: (307) 637-3459, Fax: (307) 637-6797, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (70%)
  • Electricity (26%)

Albany compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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