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Population (year 2000): 7,651
Males: 4,613  (60.3%)
Females: 3,038  (39.7%)
Median resident age:  28.2 years
Wyoming median age:  36.2 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $53,600 (it was $46,908 in 2000)
Cheyenne West  $53,600
Wyoming:  $46,202

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $160,600 (it was $134,300 in 2000)
Cheyenne West  $160,600
Wyoming:  $135,000

Cheyenne West, WY residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Cheyenne West:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Black (5.6%)
  • American Indian (5.6%)
  • Other race (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Land area: 1000.6 square miles.

Population density: 7.6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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  • Never married: 1194.0%
  • Now married: 4293.0%
  • Separated: 78.0%
  • Widowed: 51.0%
  • Divorced: 426.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Wyoming:  2.3%

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

Cheyenne West:  0.6% ($805)
Wyoming:  0.6% ($627)


Cheyenne West satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (20.1 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (96.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (719.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Warren AFB, WY (16.4 miles ), Ranchettes, WY (19.8 miles ), Cheyenne, WY (20.1 miles ), South Greeley, WY (21.6 miles ), Fox Farm-College, WY (22.1 miles ), Cheyenne East, WY (27.9 miles ), East Albany, WY (32.2 miles) , The Buttes, WY (35.1 miles) .

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 105.07 W


People in group quarters in Cheyenne West
  • 1599 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 544 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories



Most common industries for males:



  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Rail transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (4%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Health care (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)


Cheyenne West-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Cheyenne West place center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1960, a category 3 tornado 19.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cheyenne West:
  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; CHEYENNE, WY)
  • POUDRE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • IVINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; LARAMIE, WY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheyenne West:
  • CHEYENNE (about 21 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 42 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 57 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cheyenne West:
  • FORT COLLINS DOWNTOWN (about 48 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO; ID: 3V5)
  • PHIFER AIRFIELD (about 55 miles; WHEATLAND, WY; ID: EAN)
  • GREELEY-WELD COUNTY (about 66 miles; GREELEY, CO; ID: GXY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheyenne West:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 60 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 65 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 84 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 97 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)

Cheyenne West map

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Notable locations in Cheyenne West: Hirsig Ranch (A), Hodge Spring Corral (B), Homes Ranch (C), Davis Range Camp (D), Lazy Heart 9 Ranch (E), Old Francis Ranch (F), Horse Creek Quarries (G), Horse Creek Siding (H), Carpenter Mill Camp (I), O'Conner Ranch (J), Y-Cross Ranch (K), Caster Ranch (L), Wyoming Angus Ranch (M), Nimmo Ranch (N), Derby Ranch (O), Dereemer Ranch (P), Adolphson Ranch (Q), Site of Camp Walbach (R), Willow Creek Camp (S), Dick Duvall Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cheyenne West: Chapel Number 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Little Bear Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pearson, Lake (A), Twin Mountains Lake (B), 7XL Reservoir (C), Jordon Number 1 Reservoir (D), Renslaer Reservoir (E), Schuyler Reservoir (F), Granite Springs Reservoir (G), John W Griffen Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bean Creek (A), Carey Creek (B), Corlett Creek (C), Cottonwood Creek (D), Middle Chugwater Creek (E), Middle Crow Creek (F), Middle Lodgepole Creek (G), Mill Creek (H), Miller Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Wyoming:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.0%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
Whole state:  5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  11.4%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  1.1%
Whole state:  4.5%

Cheyenne West compared to Wyoming state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Cheyenne West:
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheyenne West:
  • KQLF (97.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOLZ (100.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • 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)
  • K212DD (90.3 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLEN (106.3 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKPL (99.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KKQZ (94.3 FM; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • K234AH (94.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KIGN (101.9 FM; BURNS, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Cheyenne West:
  • KGWN-TV (Channel 5; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • KKTU (Channel 33; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • KLWY (Channel 27; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)
  • K43EM (Channel 43; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

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