Casper Mountain, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 401. Population change since 2000: +34.6%
Males: 238  (59.4%)
Females: 163  (40.6%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82601.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $93,650 (it was $65,795 in 2000)
Casper Mountain:

$93,650
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $47,109 (it was $35,866 in 2000)

Casper Mountain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $460,506 (it was $192,700 in 2000)
Casper Mountain:

$460,506
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $477,945; Detached houses: $503,490
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  • Races in Casper Mountain, WY (2010)

    Casper Mountain races chart
    • 38295.3%White alone
    • 71.7%Hispanic
    • 61.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in Casper Mountain detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Casper Mountain: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (25.8%), Northern European (20.2%), American (7.7%), English (7.0%), German (6.3%), Lebanese (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Casper Mountain,WY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Casper Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Casper Mountain CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

23 residents are foreign born (5.0% North America).

This place:

5.0%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,569 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,073 (0.5%)

Casper Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (135.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (210.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (709.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Casper, WY (2.5 miles ), Red Butte, WY (2.7 miles ), Mills, WY (2.8 miles ), Evansville, WY (2.9 miles ), Brookhurst, WY (3.1 miles) , Bessemer Bend, WY (3.2 miles) , Hartrandt, WY (3.2 miles ), Vista West, WY (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 106.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Casper Mountain household income distribution Casper Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (55%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (42%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (42%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Casper Mountain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Casper Mountain, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Casper Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 59% 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 250.7 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 386.8 miles away from Casper Mountain 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 45.4 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 257.8 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 235.7 miles away from Casper Mountain center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 318.3 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 (13).
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).
Casper Mountain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Casper Mountain:

  • POPLAR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CASPER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • CENTRAL WYOMING OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • CENTRAL WYOMING HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CASPER, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Casper Mountain:

  • Casper College (about 6 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 105 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 107 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 139 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Sheridan College (about 144 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 164 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Chadron State College (about 169 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

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Notable locations in Casper Mountain: Camp Wyoba (A), Hogadon Basin Ski Area (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Casper Mountain include: Beartrap Meadow County Park (1), Rotary Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Natrona 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 2013 was 58.9. This is better than average.

City:

58.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.96
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.31
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.4%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Wyoming average:

9.5

Casper Mountain travel time to work - commute Casper Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Casper Mountain 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Casper Mountain:

40.3%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Casper Mountain:

18.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Casper Mountain:

5.7%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Casper Mountain:

6.2
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Casper Mountain:

45.1%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Casper Mountain, WY Residents

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 Casper Mountain:

  • 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)
  • KVOC (1230 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKTL (1400 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Casper Mountain:

  • K219CA (91.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KASS (106.9 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWYY (95.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • KMLD (94.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP-FM (90.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CTERS, INC.)
  • KHOC (102.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUWC (91.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K209CS (89.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KMGW (96.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVK (107.9 FM; MIDWEST, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • K204AD (88.7 FM; CASPER, ETC., WY; Owner: CASPER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K214DI (90.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Casper Mountain:

  • KTWO-TV (Channel 2; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • KFNB (Channel 20; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)
  • K26ES (Channel 26; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORP.)
  • K06KH (Channel 6; CASPER, WY; Owner: CASPER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KGWC-TV (Channel 14; CASPER, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • KCWY (Channel 13; CASPER, WY; Owner: SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K47HQ (Channel 47; CASPER, WY; Owner: MANNA MEDIA CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 42.747750 Lon: -106.303083, Call Sign: WQJA319, Licensee ID: L00010357
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.225 MHz, 157.237 MHz, 157.250 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2008, Expiration Date: 07/02/2018, Certifier: Robert J WilsonRegistrant: State Of Wyoming, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82009, Phone: (307) 777-4440, Fax: (307) 777-4764, Email:
  • CASPER MOUNTAIN, Casper Mtn Cnty Park, 7 Miles South Of Casper, Wy (Lat: 42.747750 Lon: -106.303083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQJA455, Licensee ID: L00010357
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.825 MHz, 161.837 MHz, 161.850 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/03/2018, Certifier: Robert J WilsonRegistrant: State Of Wyoming, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82009, Phone: (307) 777-4440, Fax: (307) 777-4764, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CASPER MTN, Lazy Lane 7.5 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 42.740806 Lon: -106.361972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQVR729, Licensee ID: L01293259
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/23/2025, Certifier: Steve SchulzRegistrant: City Of Casper, 201 North David Street, Casper, WY 82601, Phone: (307) 235-8237, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 8 Miles South Of Casper (Lat: 42.728556 Lon: -106.322222), Call Sign: KNKB551, Licensee ID: L00128637
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Western Radio Communications, Casper, WY 82602
  • 8 Miles South Of Casper On Casper Mountain (Lat: 42.728556 Lon: -106.322222), Call Sign: KWU379, Licensee ID: L00128637
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.050 MHz, 454.225 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Western Radio Communications, Casper, WY 82602

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Casper Mountain compared to Wyoming state average:

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