Deaver, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 181 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
Males: 93  (51.8%)
Females: 88  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 82421

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,331 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Deaver:

$52,331
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,917 (it was $14,134 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,667 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Deaver:

$146,667
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $156,468; detached houses: $161,749; mobile homes: $148,481

Median gross rent in 2019: $877.

March 2019 cost of living index in Deaver: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
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  • Races in Deaver, WY (2019)
    • 13697.8%White alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Deaver, Wyoming as of October 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Deaver is 177 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (31.4%), American (14.3%), English (8.6%), Belgian (5.7%), Irish (4.3%), British (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4110 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 178 people per square mile   (very low).

Deaver, Wyoming map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $675 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.89 N, Longitude: 108.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Distribution of median household income in Deaver, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Deaver, WY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Wyoming:

4.9%
Most common occupations in Deaver, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Deaver, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.62
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Deaver-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 728% 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 Deaver 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 the city 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 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 322.0 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 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Deaver:

Marital status in Deaver, WY
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Deaver:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,90113
Evangelical Protestant87011
Mainline Protestant5189
Catholic4583
None5,921-
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: 5
Big Horn County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Deaver:

48.6%
Wyoming:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Wyoming:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Deaver:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Deaver:

24.4%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.8%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Deaver:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Deaver:

32.6%
Wyoming:

34.7%

General health condition:
Deaver:

58.2%
State:

56.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Deaver:

77.9%
Wyoming:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Deaver, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$4,960$59,5200$0
Financial Administration 1$3,060$36,7200$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$738
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$411
Totals for Government 2$8,020$48,1206$1,149

Deaver government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $164,000 ($906.08)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($276.24)
    Electric Utilities: $31,000 ($171.27)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($160.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($110.50)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($44.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($33.15)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($16.57)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $65,000 ($359.12)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($38.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($475.14)

Deaver government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $36,000 ($198.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($127.07)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($60.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($143.65)
    Other: $4,000 ($22.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $38,000 ($209.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($165.75)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($16.57)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $57,000 ($314.92)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($204.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($458.56)
    General Local Government Support: $60,000 ($331.49)
    Highways: $2,000 ($11.05)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($44.20)

Deaver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $344,000 ($1900.55)

6.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Park County, WY  1.03% ($39,209 average AGI)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.9mTotal length
  • $259,000Total costs
  • 5,981Total average daily traffic
  • 688Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,252Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.892167 Lon: -108.593194, Call Sign: KNBA701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2020, Expiration Date: 02/19/2031, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

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, Phone: (603) 362-5977

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7548N, N7548N, N-7548N, Serial Number: E-64, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/30/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mark E Sorenson, Po Box 104, Deaver, WY 82421
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8786N, N8786N, N-8786N, Serial Number: 28-25772, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 07/09/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle F Sorenson, Po Box 61, Deaver, WY 82421

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deaver, WY
  • 88.7%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Deaver, WY
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Wood


Deaver compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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