Arvada, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 43. Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 22  (51.4%)
Females: 21  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 82831

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,614 (it was $11,875 in 2000)
Arvada:

$48,614
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,152 (it was $13,500 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,044 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Arvada:

$49,044
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $581.

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  • Races in Arvada, WY (2010)

    Arvada races chart
    • 4297.7%White alone
    • 12.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arvada: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (20.6%), Scottish (14.7%), Russian (11.8%), Dutch (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (8.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

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

Arvada, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Arvada:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arvada CDP:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

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

Arvada CDP:  1.2% ($250)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

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+: West Adams, CO (335.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

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 June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (57%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • 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%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (36%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

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 below Wyoming state average. It is 16% smaller 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 (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).
Arvada topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arvada:

  • Sheridan College (about 41 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 112 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Casper College (about 127 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 141 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 151 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 202 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 231 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 19.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.2

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
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 significantly below 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Coal or coke (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

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%

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
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 Campbell County, WY  0.60% ($91,366 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.36% ($50,643)
from Johnson County, WY  0.36% ($30,238)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Campbell County, WY  0.43% ($45,569 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.39% ($38,130)
to Albany County, WY  0.32% ($23,105)

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
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arvada, WY
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