Arvada, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 43.
Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 30  (71.4%)
Females: 13  (28.6%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 82831

Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,218 (it was $11,875 in 2000)
Arvada:

$21,218
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,833 (it was $13,500 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $61,482 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Arvada:

$61,482
WY:

$235,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $939.

March 2019 cost of living index in Arvada: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Arvada, WY (2019)
    • 1781.0%White alone
    • 29.5%Hispanic
    • 14.8%American Indian alone



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Arvada, Wyoming as of April 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arvada is 9 to 1.


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Ancestries: Swedish (50.0%), American (16.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Arvada, Wyoming map

2 residents are foreign born (9.5% Latin America).

This place:

9.5%
Wyoming:

3.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Arvada CDP:

1.2% ($250)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (251.8 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Clearmont, WY (3.5 miles),
Buffalo, WY (5.9 miles ),
Story, WY (6.2 miles ),
Gillette, WY (6.3 miles ),
Big Horn, WY (6.5 miles),
Sheridan, WY (6.5 miles ),
Antelope Valley-Crestview, WY (6.6 miles ),
Sleepy Hollow, WY (6.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.65 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Distribution of median household income in Arvada, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Arvada, WY in 2019

Arvada satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

5.1%

Average climate in Arvada, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Arvada-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 615% 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 222.8 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 381.2 miles away from Arvada center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 226.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from Arvada center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 158.8 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 Sheridan County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arvada:

  • Sheridan College (about 41 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 127 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 231 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 233 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 255 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 264 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)

Public elementary/middle school in Arvada:

  • ARVADA ELEMENTARY (Location: 1601 MEADE AVE, Grades: KG-6)

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Notable location: Clearmont Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Deadman Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Powder River Travel Plaza (3401 Upper Powder River R).

Sheridan 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 Arvada and their reported violations in the past:

ARVADA MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed 1431 (Emergency) Order (MAY-27-2005), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-06-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

1.7 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

48.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.0%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Arvada:

Marital status in Arvada, WY
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 80.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Arvada:

  • 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): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arvada, WY (based on Sheridan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,2224
Evangelical Protestant3,57731
Mainline Protestant3,2668
Other1,5168
None16,535-
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: 8
Sheridan County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sheridan County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

22.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Arvada:

37.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Arvada:

29.3
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.0%
State:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

50.0%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Arvada:

62.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.0%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arvada, WY Residents

6.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, WY  0.50% ($44,619 average AGI)
from Campbell County, WY  0.46% ($63,158)
from Natrona County, WY  0.31% ($56,128)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Campbell County, WY  0.41% ($50,314 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.22% ($22,000)
to Johnson County, WY  0.21% ($40,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arvada:

  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBBS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arvada:

  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KSUW (91.3 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLGT (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • K269DE (101.7 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KYTI (93.7 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KZWY (94.9 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KLWD (91.9 FM; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.0mTotal length
  • $417,000Total costs
  • 800Total average daily traffic
  • 188Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,920Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 44.703861 Lon: -106.199611, Call Sign: WNDX741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 160.545 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2014, Expiration Date: 07/06/2024, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Arvada, WY
  • 66.7%Wood
  • 33.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Arvada, WY
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Wood


Arvada compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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