Deaver, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 180 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
Males: 106  (58.9%)
Females: 74  (41.1%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82421

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,794 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Deaver:

$47,794
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,216 (it was $14,134 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,842 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Deaver:

$83,842
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $66,624; Detached houses: $91,336; Mobile homes: $48,089

Median gross rent in 2012: $608.

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  • White alone - 165 (92.7%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Deaver: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), United States (13.7%), Swiss (11.3%), English (7.1%), Irish (6.0%), Norwegian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4110 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 177 people per square mile   (very low).

Deaver, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Deaver:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deaver town:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.6%
Wyoming:  3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $670 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $293 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (62.0 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (392.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (807.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Frannie, WY (2.4 miles ), Cowley, WY (2.5 miles ), Byron, WY (2.8 miles ), Garland, WY (2.9 miles) , Lovell, WY (3.3 miles ), Powell, WY (3.5 miles ), Ralston, WY (4.3 miles ), Belfry, MT (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $107,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $152,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $202,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $209,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.89 N, Longitude: 108.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Deaver household income distribution Deaver home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Average climate in Deaver, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Deaver-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 19% 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 103.6 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 262.9 miles away from Deaver 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 106.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.9 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) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from Deaver center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 197.1 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 Big Horn County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deaver topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Deaver:

  • NEW HORIZONS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LOVELL, WY)
  • NORTH BIG HORN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LOVELL, WY)
  • POWELL VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; POWELL, WY)
  • POWELL VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POWELL, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deaver:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 63 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 82 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 131 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 175 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 182 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 231 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Black Hills State University (about 234 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

Public elementary/middle school in Deaver:

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Notable location: Big Horn County Fire Protection District 5 Deaver (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Big Horn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

DEAVER MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 230, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Deaver compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Deaver town (based on Big Horn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.55%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents58.7%13.3%8.8%4.6%3.8%
Congregations35.1%8.1%8.1%8.1%10.8%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian and Missionary AlliancePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.4%1.6%1.4%1.3%3.1%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%13.5%
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: 5
Big Horn County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Big Horn County:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

25.3%
Wyoming:

24.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,560$30,7205$400
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$640
Other and Unallocable 1$2,772$33,2640$0
Totals for Government 2$5,332$31,9927$1,140

Deaver government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($366.67)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($250.00)
    Electric Utilities: $32,000 ($177.78)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($155.56)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($105.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($50.00)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($44.44)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($44.44)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($27.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($11.11)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.56)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $9,000 ($50.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($44.44)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($27.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($283.33)

Deaver government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $12,000 ($66.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($61.11)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($38.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($116.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($50.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($22.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $55,000 ($305.56)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($155.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $123,000 ($683.33)
    General Support: $57,000 ($316.67)
    Highways: $1,000 ($5.56)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($22.22)

Deaver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $324,000 ($1800.00)

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Park County, WY  0.95% ($30,526 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($23,313)
from Albany County, WY  0.38% ($31,533)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
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 Park County, WY  1.50% ($33,067 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.55% ($29,864)
to Albany County, WY  0.45% ($24,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deaver:

  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KODI (1400 AM; 1 kW; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deaver:

  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KCGL (104.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTAG (97.9 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • K233AC (94.5 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KLZY (92.5 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL, 125 W 3rd St (Lat: 44.888250 Lon: -108.597028), Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 21.9 m, Call Sign: WPOR768
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/1998, Expiration Date: 12/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (603) 362-5977

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4520H , Serial Number: 15-294, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard W Ost, Rt 1 Box 47, Deaver, WY 82421
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8173P , Serial Number: 32-8024015, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): S E Inc, Po Box 165, Deaver, WY 82421
  • Aircraft: BEECH J35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8349D , Serial Number: D-5441, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1958
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Craig A Sorenson, Po Box 165, Deaver, WY 82421, Other Owners: Steve A Sorenson
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8555M , Serial Number: D-7446, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark Eldon Sorenson, Po Box 104, Deaver, WY 82421, Other Owners: Mary Ramona Sorenson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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