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Population in 2010: 76. Population change since 2000: +280.0%
Males: 38  (50.0%)
Females: 38  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  50.7 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82620

Estimated median household income in 2012: $152,272 (it was $102,264 in 2000)
Alcova:

$152,272
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,170

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $208,440 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Alcova:

$208,440
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,514; Detached houses: $168,514
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  • White alone - 64 (84.2%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (11.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (3.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alcova: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Alcova:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alcova CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Alcova satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (138.6 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (215.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (688.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Bessemer Bend, WY (4.2 miles) , Red Butte, WY (4.8 miles ), Casper Mountain, WY (4.9 miles ), Vista West, WY (5.1 miles ), Mills, WY (5.2 miles ), Casper, WY (5.3 miles ), Hells Half Acre, WY (5.4 miles) , Hartrandt, WY (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 106.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Alcova household income distribution Alcova home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Alcova, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Alcova-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 60% 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 59.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/1996 at 13:27:57, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Alcova center
On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/26/2000 at 21:58:46, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/10/1992 at 15:40:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Alcova center
On 6/1/1993 at 21:33:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.1 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 Natrona County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Alcova, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alcova:

  • Casper College (about 28 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Wyoming (about 104 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 142 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Colorado State University (about 161 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Aims Community College (about 180 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 182 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 192 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)

Public elementary/middle school in Alcova:

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Hotels: Sloanes General Store (21405 Kortes Road), Inn at Alcova (Highway 220).

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

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

SLOANES GENERAL STORE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUNSET GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alcova that have no violations reported:

  • ALCOVA LAKEVIEW ESTATES I (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALCOVA LAKEVIEW ESTATES II (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 100.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.8%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Alcova compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2011


Alcova travel time to work - commute


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Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alcova CDP (based on Natrona County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.94%
Here43.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents34.2%11.4%10.7%7.1%6.5%
Congregations6.3%14.1%10.9%4.7%6.3%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.6%4.1%3.1%2.9%15.5%
Congregations1.6%3.1%3.1%4.7%45.3%
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: 9
Natrona County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Natrona County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Natrona County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Natrona County:

25.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

7.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Natrona County:

0.09%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Converse County, WY  0.42% ($34,619 average AGI)
from Campbell County, WY  0.25% ($39,582)
from Fremont County, WY  0.24% ($33,154)


6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
Natrona County:

0.09%
Wyoming average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Converse County, WY  0.44% ($34,492 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.27% ($37,784)
to Fremont County, WY  0.24% ($35,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alcova:

  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOC (1230 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKTL (1400 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alcova:

  • K219CA (91.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUWC (91.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KMLD (94.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209CS (89.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KWYY (95.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCSP-FM (90.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CTERS, INC.)
  • KASS (106.9 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHOC (102.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KQLT (103.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRS-FM (104.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMGW (96.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVK (107.9 FM; MIDWEST, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alcova:

  • KTWO-TV (Channel 2; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • KFNB (Channel 20; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alcova)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Horse Heaven 18 Mi Nw (Lat: 42.714139 Lon: -107.012556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WPJM943, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Service Call: 1

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