Centennial, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 270. Population change since 2000: +41.4%
Males: 150  (55.7%)
Females: 120  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  51.5 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 82055

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,953 (it was $32,292 in 2000)
Centennial:

$56,953
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,832 (it was $29,477 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $196,505 (it was $142,000 in 2000)
Centennial:

$196,505
WY:

$209,500
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  • Races in Centennial, WY (2010)

    Centennial races chart
    • 26096.3%White alone
    • 62.2%Hispanic
    • 31.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Centennial: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), German (23.7%), English (10.5%), American (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8076 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Centennial, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Centennial:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Centennial CDP:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $832 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $557 (0.2%)

Centennial satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (70.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (115.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (628.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Albany, WY (2.9 miles) , Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (3.8 miles) , Fox Park, WY (3.9 miles) , South Albany, WY (4.3 miles ), Ryan Park, WY (4.4 miles) , Arlington, WY (4.6 miles) , Laramie, WY (5.3 miles ), Elk Mountain, WY (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 106.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Centennial household income distribution Centennial home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (51%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (51%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (28%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Centennial, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Centennial-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 63% 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 321.5 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 434.3 miles away from Centennial 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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 331.1 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 268.2 miles away from Centennial 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) earthquake occurred 329.5 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 Albany County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centennial topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centennial:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 29 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 30 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 72 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 75 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Aims Community College (about 95 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 98 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 101 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)

Public elementary/middle school in Centennial:

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Notable location: Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Libby Creek (A), Mullen Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Old Corral (2750 Highway 130), Rainbow Valley Resort (75 Rainbow Valley Landing), Brooklyn Lodge (Snowyrange Road), Carrs Middle MT Guest (19 McBride Road), Mountain View Historic Hotel (2747 Highway 130).

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.2%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Centennial CDP (based on Albany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6272
Other3,57016
Evangelical Protestant2,44126
Mainline Protestant2,4349
None23,227-
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: 2
Albany County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Albany County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Albany County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

18.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Centennial:

63.2%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centennial:

65.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Centennial:

19.4%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Centennial:

7.3
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Centennial:

67.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centennial, WY Residents

12.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.51%
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 Laramie County, WY  1.07% ($24,993 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.61% ($18,759)
from Larimer County, CO  0.33% ($28,500)


13.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.12%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laramie County, WY  1.22% ($28,278 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($31,679)
to Larimer County, CO  0.62% ($38,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Centennial:

  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centennial:

  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 861Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,194Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Ski Area Wy Rt 130 7 Mi W (Lat: 41.334694 Lon: -106.188056), Call Sign: KNGC491
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.295 MHz, 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/16/2023Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228-1706, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, Email:
  • Lat: 41.285472 Lon: -106.067833, Call Sign: WQMA958
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, 151.730 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 06/16/2020, Certifier: Peter W HagistRegistrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0AT, Licensee ID: L01021916, Grant Date: 07/08/2015, Expiration Date: 07/18/2025, Certifier: Fredrick B Benson, Registrant: Fredrick B Benson, Centennial, WY 82055-0178
  • Call Sign: WS7C, Licensee ID: L00452684, Grant Date: 02/21/2008, Expiration Date: 05/15/2018, Registrant: Robert M Hansen, Centennial, WY 82055

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1867X , Serial Number: 18255967, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brent B Gates, Po Box 135, Centennial, WY 82055, Other Owners: Bryan D Gates
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2154G , Serial Number: 51454, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1961
    Registrant (Individual): James D Wahl, Po Box 322, Centennial, WY 82055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4692B , Serial Number: 31590, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John H Gosney, Po Box 144, Centennial, WY 82055

Drinking water stations with addresses in Centennial and their reported violations in the past:

SNOWY RANGE SKI AREA (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In NOV-30-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Centennial

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Centennial compared to Wyoming 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Centennial on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #26 (82055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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