Osage, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 208.
Population change since 2000: -3.3%
Males: 144  (69.3%)
Females: 64  (30.7%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 82723.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,026 (it was $25,096 in 2000)
Osage:

$40,026
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,309 (it was $24,974 in 2000)

Osage CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $57,615 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Osage:

$57,615
WY:

$214,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,237; detached houses: $78,240; mobile homes: $297,307
March 2019 cost of living index in Osage: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.5%
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  • Races in Osage, WY (2010)
    • 20196.6%White alone
    • 41.9%Two or more races
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Osage, Wyoming as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Osage is 230 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: English (25.8%), German (25.8%), Irish (25.8%), Yugoslavian (22.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4925 feet

Land area: 1.94 square miles.

Population density: 107 people per square mile   (very low).

Osage, Wyoming map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $212 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (59.8 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (285.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (831.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Upton, WY (3.6 miles ),
Newcastle, WY (3.7 miles ),
Hill View Heights, WY (4.1 miles),
Sundance, WY (5.4 miles ),
Pine Haven, WY (5.7 miles ),
Moorcroft, WY (5.7 miles ),
Lead, SD (6.4 miles ),
Central City, SD (6.5 miles)

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 104.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Distribution of median household income in Osage, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Osage, WY in 2017
Osage satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Most common industries in Osage, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (22.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (31.3%)
  • Construction (20.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (30.0%)
  • Construction (25.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Osage, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (11.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (10.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (17.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (16.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other financial specialists (25.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (25.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.0%)

Average climate in Osage, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Osage, Wyoming average temperatures Osage, Wyoming average precipitation Osage, Wyoming humidity Osage, Wyoming wind speed Osage, Wyoming snowfall Osage, Wyoming sunshine Osage, Wyoming clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 2.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.251. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 41.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 3.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Osage-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Osage place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Osage-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 3% 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 311.1 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 466.2 miles away from the city 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 124.1 miles away from Osage center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 315.9 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 Weston County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Osage topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Osage:

  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; NEWCASTLE, WY)
  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEWCASTLE, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osage:

  • Black Hills State University (about 45 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 61 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 108 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Casper College (about 125 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 136 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 193 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 194 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Osage Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Weston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.9%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Osage:

Marital status in Osage, WY
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Osage:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Wyoming average:

9.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Osage, WY (based on Weston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58811
Catholic5672
Mainline Protestant5053
Other3622
None5,186-
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
Weston County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

11.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

7.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Weston County:

29.3%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Osage:

41.3%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Osage:

29.3
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.0%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Osage:

9.7%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Osage:

74.1%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Osage, WY Residents

7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Campbell County, WY  0.82% ($60,913 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Osage:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KASL (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: KASL, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osage:

  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUWN (90.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)

TV broadcast stations around Osage:

  • K08BI (Channel 8; OSAGE, WY; Owner: OSAGE TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • 3,367Total average daily traffic
  • 272Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,295Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 9 Mi Sw (Lat: 43.888861 Lon: -104.525500), Call Sign: WSE323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/1999, Expiration Date: 12/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005, Registrant: Carl Slagle, Osage, WY 82723, Phone: (307) 465-2377
  • Well 3 (Lat: 43.978028 Lon: -104.408278), Call Sign: WNMM729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2011, Registrant: Black Hills Corporation, 1140 Plant Street, Rapid City, SD 57709, Phone: (605) 721-2161, Fax: (605) 721-2199, Email:
  • WIU X-OVR 539.7, Bnsf Ls4 Mp 539.7 - Wiu X-Ovr (Lat: 44.022389 Lon: -104.477611), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WPVM618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.815 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Osage MP532.7 - HBD, Bnsf Ls4 Mp532.7 - Hbd (Lat: 43.949278 Lon: -104.390667), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WQJD434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2018, Expiration Date: 07/31/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Osage, Lat: 44.031000 Lon: -104.385000, Call Sign: WQAS941,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 08/02/2024, Certifier: Joseph Listengart, Registrant: Sourcegas Distribution LLC, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD7RDE, Licensee ID: L00510280, Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: Nancy L Bock, Registrant: Nancy L Bock, Osage, WY 82723-0321
  • Call Sign: KI7OTI, Licensee ID: L02116363, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Certifier: Nathan H Foote, Registrant: Nathan H Foote, Osage, WY 82723
  • Call Sign: KI7OTJ, Licensee ID: L02116364, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Certifier: Tanya-Marie G Foote, Registrant: Tanya-Marie G Foote, Osage, WY 82723
  • Call Sign: KI7OTL, Licensee ID: L02116366, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Certifier: Benjamin R Foote, Registrant: Benjamin R Foote, Osage, WY 82723
  • Call Sign: KI7OTN, Licensee ID: L02116368, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Certifier: Tabby G Foote, Registrant: Tabby G Foote, Osage, WY 82723
  • Call Sign: KJ7CIV, Licensee ID: L02228635, Grant Date: 11/28/2018, Expiration Date: 11/28/2028, Certifier: Mike S Davies, Registrant: Mike S Davies, Osage, WY 82723

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8979R , Serial Number: 13, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Lenard D Seeley, Po Box 97, Osage, WY 82723

Most common first names in Osage, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna384.7 years
Carl384.7 years
Leonard377.0 years
Richard380.6 years
Glenn277.5 years
George292.0 years
Albert276.0 years
Donald262.5 years
Harry273.5 years
Helen284.4 years
Most common last names in Osage, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bock678.6 years
Garhart472.0 years
Draper355.4 years
Holwell382.6 years
Julius372.3 years
Childs387.0 years
Hamilton358.6 years
Johnson380.4 years
Mccollom359.6 years
Taylor377.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Osage, WY
  • 34.4%Coal or coke
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Osage, WY
  • 87.1%Electricity
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Osage compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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