Kaycee, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 260 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 149  (57.3%)
Females: 111  (42.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82639.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,367 (it was $33,056 in 2000)
Kaycee:

$62,367
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,046 (it was $16,584 in 2000)

Kaycee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,906 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Kaycee:

$99,906
WY:

$195,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $128,169; Detached houses: $174,110; Mobile homes: $27,195

Median gross rent in 2013: $647.

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  • Races in Kaycee, WY (2010)

    Kaycee races chart
    • 24693.5%White alone
    • 145.3%Hispanic
    • 31.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kaycee: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Irish (20.5%), English (14.3%), United States (4.4%), French Canadian (2.4%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4660 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,010 people per square mile   (low).

Kaycee, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Kaycee:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kaycee town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $794 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $553 (1.0%)

Kaycee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (171.2 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (278.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (762.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Midwest, WY (5.3 miles ), Edgerton, WY (5.3 miles) , Meadow Lark Lake, WY (6.6 miles) , Buffalo, WY (6.6 miles ), Antelope Hills, WY (6.8 miles) , Ten Sleep, WY (6.8 miles ), Powder River, WY (7.1 miles) , Homa Hills, WY (7.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $255,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 106.64 W

Area code: 307

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

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (52%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (48%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Kaycee, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Kaycee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 57% 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 207.9 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 357.8 miles away from Kaycee 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 213.9 miles away from the city center
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 105.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Kaycee center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 49.3 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 Johnson 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).
Kaycee topographic map

airports located in Kaycee:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaycee:

  • Casper College (about 63 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 75 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 148 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 172 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 173 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 173 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • University of Wyoming (about 175 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)

Public high school in Kaycee:

  • KAYCEE SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 235 HOLT ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Kaycee:

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Notable location: Powder River Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kaycee: Sagebrush Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hoofprints of the Past (Museums; 344 Nolan Avenue).

Hotels: Country Inn (255 Nolan Avenue), Siesta Motel (255 Nolan Avenue), Kaycee Sinclair (27 Mayoworth Rd).

Johnson 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 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kaycee town (based on Johnson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,24312
Catholic1,1992
Mainline Protestant9036
Other4402
None4,784-
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: 4
Johnson County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Johnson County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Johnson County:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

20.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kaycee:

47.4%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.4%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaycee:

24.3%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.7%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kaycee:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.6%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Kaycee:

51.7%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaycee:

76.7%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaycee, WY Residents
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,876$34,5125$350
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$132
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,544$18,5280$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$320
Water Supply 1$1,752$21,0240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$116
Totals for Government 3$6,172$24,6888$918

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $53,000 ($203.85)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($169.23)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($138.46)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($73.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($61.54)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($53.85)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($26.92)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($26.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.69)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($34.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $92,000 ($353.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($73.08)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($80.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($57.69)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $43,000 ($165.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($69.23)
    Rents: $12,000 ($46.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($15.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($311.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $217,000 ($834.62)
    Highways: $12,000 ($46.15)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($38.46)
    NEC: $4,000 ($15.38)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($15.38)

Kaycee government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $324,000 ($1246.15)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $147,000 ($565.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $324,000 ($1246.15)
    Other, NEC: $105,000 ($403.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $42,000 ($161.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $484,000 ($1861.54)

7.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
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 Sheridan County, WY  0.95% ($35,581 average AGI)
from Campbell County, WY  0.61% ($50,400)
from Natrona County, WY  0.46% ($38,800)


8.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
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 Sheridan County, WY  1.28% ($30,238 average AGI)
to Campbell County, WY  0.58% ($57,316)
to Natrona County, WY  0.43% ($23,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaycee:

  • 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)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kaycee:

  • K219CA (91.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVK (107.9 FM; MIDWEST, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)

Kaycee fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 2005 04:30 AM, Sr-196, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 135Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 107Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kaycee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kaycee, WY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1797P , Serial Number: 22-2570, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Shay F Curuchet, Po Box 324, Kaycee, WY 82639
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A3A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 307WY , Serial Number: 18-4192, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Shay F Curuchet, Po Box 324, Kaycee, WY 82639
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5114T , Serial Number: 71, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert Harlan, 806 Barnum Rd, Kaycee, WY 82639, Other Owners: James J Harlan
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5285Y , Serial Number: 18-8138, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): O John Hanson, 1145 Mayoworth Rt, Kaycee, WY 82639

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kaycee that have no violations reported:

  • KAYCEE, TOWN OF (Population served: 249, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Kaycee, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John684.2 years
William672.3 years
George473.0 years
Charles369.4 years
Margaret382.0 years
Emma382.3 years
Eugene377.3 years
Walter380.0 years
James367.0 years
Arthur379.7 years
Most common last names in Kaycee, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lund976.2 years
Taylor675.5 years
Haines574.4 years
Christensen472.8 years
Gosney475.2 years
Cash471.3 years
Meike477.8 years
Streeter478.0 years
Fauber375.0 years
Hanson386.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Kaycee 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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