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Population in 2010: 43. Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 25  (60.0%)
Females: 18  (40.0%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82831

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,183 (it was $11,875 in 2000)
Arvada:

$54,183
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,205

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,147 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Arvada:

$48,147
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,975; Detached houses: $83,975

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 42 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Arvada: 120.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.7%), Irish (14.3%), Russian (14.3%), Scottish (14.3%), Dutch (10.7%), Scotch-Irish (10.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Arvada:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arvada CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 33.3%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Arvada, Wyoming as of August 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Arvada to the number of sex offenders is 22 to 1.


Arvada satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (141.0 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (346.0 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (832.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

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 ), Tongue River, MT (6.6 miles) , Antelope Valley-Crestview, WY (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.65 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Area code: 307

Arvada household income distribution Arvada home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (30%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (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 Arvada, Wyoming

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Tornado activity:

Arvada-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1959, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Arvada place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/22/1966, a category F2 tornado 39.6 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arvada-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 2/25/1993 at 03:44:15, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/31/1992 at 01:40:14, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/24/1993 at 23:52:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Arvada center
On 12/23/1991 at 20:32:27, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 ML, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sheridan 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 Arvada, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arvada:

  • Black Hills State University (about 112 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,551)
  • Casper College (about 127 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 141 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of Wyoming (about 233 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Montana State University (about 250 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 255 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 286 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.5. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.403. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.403
U.S.:

0.444
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 10.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

14.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

25.4

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:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

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

Arvada compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Arvada travel time to work - commute


Arvada mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Coal or coke (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Arvada CDP (based on Sheridan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.60%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents43.2%9.8%7.6%6.8%5.8%
Congregations9.4%3.1%12.5%3.1%3.1%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.2%3.3%3.0%2.9%13.6%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%9.4%50.0%
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: 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%

8.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Campbell County, WY  0.61% ($43,313 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.33% ($41,750)
from Natrona County, WY  0.31% ($32,559)


7.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Campbell County, WY  0.54% ($47,466 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.41% ($16,068)
to Johnson County, WY  0.40% ($28,744)

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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Lariat Siding, 8.5mi Se Of (Lat: 44.559694 Lon: -106.004167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEJ273
    Assigned Frequencies: 2141.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/29/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2011
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Echeta Siding, 18.2mi Se Of (Lat: 44.459694 Lon: -105.877222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEJ274
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/29/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2011
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • High Floyd, 1.5 Miles Nw Of Echeta, Wy (Lat: 44.495667 Lon: -105.967222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPQT277
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.068 MHz, 952.068 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2000, Expiration Date: 10/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2010, Certifier: Mark K Warner
    Registrant: Kimray, Inc., 52 Nw 42nd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73118, Phone: (405) 833-4929, Fax: (405) 525-5630, Email:
  • Arvada, Lat: 44.580111 Lon: -105.823000, Call Sign: WQAS940
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014, Certifier: Joseph Listengart
    Registrant: Sourcegas Arkansas, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:
  • Arvada Tower, Us16 Near Arvada (Lat: 44.706111 Lon: -105.955833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQOH437
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2011, Certifier: Dale Crabb
    Registrant: Powder River Energy Corporation, 221 Main Street, Sundance, WY 82729-0930, Phone: (307) 674-3448, Email:
  • Arvada Tower, Us16 Near Arvada (Lat: 44.706111 Lon: -105.955833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQOJ209
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/13/2021, Certifier: Dale Crabb
    Registrant: Powder River Energy Corporation, 221 Main Street, Sundance, WY 82729-0930, Phone: (307) 674-3448, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 281C , Serial Number: 1456, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1999
    Registrant (Partnership): Christopher Knudson, 2909 Tipperary Rd, Arvada, WY 82831, Other Owners: Raymond Garland, Christopher Garland
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55PA , Serial Number: 19115, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 2879 Tipperary Rd, Arvada, WY 82831
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6308D , Serial Number: 28-7510023, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Delbert W Iii Jenkins, 2563 Upper Powder River Rd, Arvada, WY 82831, Other Owners: Lula Mae Wagner


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11

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