Albin, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 185 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +54.2%
Males: 98  (53.1%)
Females: 87  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 82050

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,490 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Albin:

$37,490
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,744 (it was $13,174 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,577 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Albin:

$52,577
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,969; Detached houses: $113,779; Mobile homes: $100,367

Median gross rent in 2016: $707.

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    • 11764.6%White alone
    • 6234.3%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albin: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), Scandinavian (8.1%), American (1.6%), German (1.6%), Swedish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5340 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,311 people per square mile   (low).

Albin, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Albin:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albin town:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

25 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This town:

14.1%
Wyoming:

3.6%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Albin, Wyoming as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Albin to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $345 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $206 (0.7%)

Albin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (41.0 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (116.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (698.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: La Grange, WY (4.0 miles ), Pine Bluffs, WY (4.1 miles ), Bushnell, NE (4.1 miles) , Burns, WY (4.5 miles ), Harrisburg, NE (4.6 miles) , Hillsdale, WY (4.9 miles) , Kimball, NE (5.1 miles ), Hawk Springs, WY (5.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $255,200

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 104.10 W

Area code: 307

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

3.3%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (48%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Albin, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albin-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the Albin town center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albin-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 10% 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 396.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 101.4 miles away from Albin center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 525.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 403.9 miles away from Albin center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.5 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 Laramie County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albin topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albin:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 42 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Wyoming (about 77 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 77 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 78 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 78 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Aims Community College (about 78 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 113 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Public elementary/middle school in Albin:

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Notable location: Laramie County Fire District 3 Albin Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Laramie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.5%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Albin town (based on Laramie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,8216
Evangelical Protestant10,83559
Mainline Protestant6,19521
Other5,29716
Orthodox3151
Black Protestant1434
None55,132-
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: 9
Laramie County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Laramie County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Laramie County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Laramie County:

24.2%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Albin:

48.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albin:

43.6%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albin:

22.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Albin:

9.7%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Albin:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albin:

35.4%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Albin:

75.0%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albin, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$827
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$281
Solid Waste Management 1$2,856$34,2720$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$1,883
Totals for Government 1$2,856$34,27212$2,991

Albin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($16.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($151.35)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($135.14)
    Electric Utilities: $13,000 ($70.27)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($64.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($32.43)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($27.03)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($21.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($10.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($5.41)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($5.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($259.46)

Albin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($97.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($48.65)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($21.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($540.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $11,000 ($59.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($86.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($378.38)
    All Other: $11,000 ($59.46)
    Highways: $3,000 ($16.22)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($21.62)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000 ($5.41)

Albin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $441,000 ($2383.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $309,000 ($1670.27)

7.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,462 average AGI)
Laramie County:

0.29%
Wyoming average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, WY  0.42% ($28,278 average AGI)
from Larimer County, CO  0.29% ($46,147)
from Weld County, CO  0.22% ($36,821)


8.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,375 average AGI)
Laramie County:

0.27%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Larimer County, CO  0.42% ($44,833 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.37% ($24,993)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.20% ($19,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albin:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albin:

  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAW (107.3 FM; ALBIN, WY; Owner: TSB II, INC)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K244AR (96.7 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: KATH BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Albin)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Albin Substation (Lat: 41.390806 Lon: -104.312444), Call Sign: WSP791, Licensee ID: L00105514
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2000, Expiration Date: 01/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2005Registrant: Rural Electric Company Dba High West Energy, 6270 County Rd 212, Pine Bluffs, WY 82082-0519, Phone: (307) 245-3261
  • Box 116 (Lat: 41.417750 Lon: -104.096333), Call Sign: WYW971, Licensee ID: L00093656
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/1998, Expiration Date: 03/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004Registrant: R D Sorensens, Box 116, Albin, WY 82050
  • 4.0 Mi N Of (Lat: 41.478028 Lon: -104.099944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPYB970
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.925 MHz, 452.950 MHz, 457.925 MHz, 457.950 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Larry KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St, Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • NORTH ALBIN, North Albin, 4 Miles N Of (Lat: 41.476944 Lon: -104.101667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQCR772
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz, 155.505 MHz, 155.820 MHz, 155.955 MHz, 156.240 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 05/10/2025, Certifier: Larry E SheridanRegistrant: State Of Wyoming, 5300 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340, Phone: (307) 777-4440, Fax: (307) 777-4764, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB7VQU, Grant Date: 06/08/1993, Expiration Date: 06/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2005, Registrant: Phillip R Brooks, Albin, WY 82050

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 488FL , Serial Number: 28-7125299, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Mick Dba Branigan, Po Box 34, Albin, WY 82050, Other Owners: Motors Branigan

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albin and their reported violations in the past:

ALBIN, TOWN OF (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011), Fed FAO issued (JUL-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Consult with State - In SEP-27-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2011), Fed FAO issued (JUL-19-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2011), Fed FAO issued (JUL-19-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 16 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Albin

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (10%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Albin compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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