Alcova, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 76. Population change since 2000: +280.0%
Males: 35  (46.1%)
Females: 41  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  50.7 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82620

Estimated median household income in 2013: $163,747 (it was $102,264 in 2000)
Alcova:

$163,747
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $45,174 (it was $27,432 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,177 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Alcova:

$219,177
WY:

$195,500
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  • Races in Alcova, WY (2010)

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    • 6484.2%White alone
    • 911.8%Hispanic
    • 33.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alcova: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (155.0%), Irish (115.0%), French (40.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

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

Alcova, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Alcova:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • 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: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alcova CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

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+: West Adams, CO (205.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

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 June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Alcova, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alcova, Wyoming average temperatures Alcova, Wyoming average precipitation Alcova, Wyoming humidity Alcova, Wyoming wind speed Alcova, Wyoming snowfall Alcova, Wyoming sunshine Alcova, Wyoming clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Alcova-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 72% 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 241.5 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 371.7 miles away from Alcova 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 59.6 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 249.0 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 216.6 miles away from Alcova center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 297.0 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 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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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alcova:

  • Casper College (about 28 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 102 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 105 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 142 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 146 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 154 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 161 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

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:

SUNSET GRILL (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SLOANES GENERAL STORE (Address: 21405 Kortes Road , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

11.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.5%

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Wyoming average:

10.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,30646
Catholic7,8243
Mainline Protestant5,26616
Other5,02613
Orthodox2351
Black Protestant1231
None47,670-
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
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%

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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 Converse County, WY  0.42% ($34,119 average AGI)
from Fremont County, WY  0.27% ($35,543)
from Albany County, WY  0.27% ($31,679)


6.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Natrona County:

0.04%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Converse County, WY  0.29% ($37,284 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.26% ($18,759)
to Laramie County, WY  0.22% ($44,833)

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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