Osage, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 208. Population change since 2000: -3.3%
Males: 128  (61.6%)
Females: 80  (38.4%)
Median resident age:  55.3 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82723.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,168 (it was $25,096 in 2000)
Osage:

$60,168
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,277 (it was $24,974 in 2000)

Osage CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,347 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Osage:

$78,347
WY:

$195,500
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  • Races in Osage, WY (2010)

    Osage races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Osage: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (18.4%), German (16.4%), Scotch-Irish (11.2%), English (6.8%), Danish (6.4%), Irish (6.0%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Osage:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Osage CDP:

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $249 (0.4%)

Osage satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.6%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (75%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (75%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Osage, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Osage 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 the city 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 Osage 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
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

Osage compared to Wyoming 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Osage CDP (based on Weston County data)

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
Weston County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Campbell County, WY  0.67% ($44,056 average AGI)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Campbell County, WY  1.21% ($52,212 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.40% ($36,727)
to Crook County, WY  0.37% ($34,400)

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.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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:

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: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014, Certifier: Joseph Listengart
    Registrant: Sourcegas Arkansas, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
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
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