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Population in 2010: 55. Population change since 2000: -31.3%
Males: 37  (67.6%)
Females: 18  (32.4%)

Median resident age:  57.8 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82070

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,281 (it was $26,071 in 2000)
Albany:

$63,281
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $104,146

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $313,316 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$313,316
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $349,304; Detached houses: $349,304

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  • White alone - 53 (96.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albany: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (45.0%), German (15.0%), Subsaharan African (15.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 20.4 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • 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: 17.6%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:  17.6%
Wyoming:  2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,083 (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+: Denver, CO (117.3 miles , pop. 554,636).

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 July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
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%)


Average climate in Albany, Wyoming

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Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Albany place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from Albany center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/10/1993 at 04:17:46, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/23/1993 at 06:30:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Albany center
On 8/6/1998 at 18:22:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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:

  • University of Wyoming (about 29 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,610)
  • Colorado State University (about 69 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 70 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Aims Community College (about 89 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 92 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 93 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Front Range Community College (about 105 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is worse than average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.86
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 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

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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Albany travel time to work - commute


Albany mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (74%)
  • Electricity (26%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.36%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents33.7%17.6%5.7%4.8%4.7%
Congregations4.8%16.7%2.4%2.4%2.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.6%3.3%19.0%
Congregations2.4%2.4%4.8%4.8%57.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

13.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.78%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.79% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.79%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Laramie County, WY  0.96% ($24,856 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.51% ($19,932)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($21,731)


14.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.75%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.19%
Wyoming average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Laramie County, WY  1.40% ($36,756 average AGI)
to Larimer County, CO  0.55% ($48,656)
to Natrona County, WY  0.45% ($28,472)

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:

1
  • Lat: 41.097222 Lon: -105.976417, Call Sign: KTF590
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, 152.900 MHz, 159.555 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023
    Registrant: Absolute Solutions, 1618 E 11th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001, Phone: (307) 637-3459, Fax: (307) 637-6797, Email:


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