Slater, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 80. Population change since 2000: -2.4%
Males: 11  (14.7%)
Females: 69  (85.3%)
Median resident age:  66.4 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 82201

Estimated median household income in 2016: $119,776 (it was $97,593 in 2000)
Slater:

$119,776
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,057 (it was $44,985 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $210,919 (it was $99,400 in 2000)
Slater:

$210,919
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $124,613; Detached houses: $125,876
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    • 7695.0%White alone
    • 45.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Slater: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (94.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4992 feet

Land area: 74.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.1 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Slater:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slater CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 27.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 72.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Slater CDP:  0.5% ($500)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Slater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (50.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (138.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (701.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Chugwater, WY (2.9 miles ), Whiting, WY (3.7 miles) , Y-O Ranch, WY (3.7 miles ), Chugcreek, WY (3.7 miles) , Wheatland, WY (3.9 miles ), Lakeview North, WY (4.3 miles) , Westview Circle, WY (4.5 miles) , Goshen Hole, WY (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 104.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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

3.3%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Slater, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Slater-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Slater place center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Slater-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 25% 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 349.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 54.2 miles away from Slater center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 481.1 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 357.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from Slater 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) earthquake occurred 322.4 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 Platte County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Slater:

  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WHEATLAND, WY)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WHEATLAND, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slater:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 54 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 56 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 57 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 92 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Aims Community College (about 102 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 102 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Casper College (about 104 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

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Notable locations in Slater: M Bar Ranch (A), Phillippi Ranch (B), Swan (C), L D Ranch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Clearwater Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Hunton Creek (A), Richeau Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Platte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.6%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slater CDP (based on Platte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,25912
Mainline Protestant8628
Catholic7794
Other3102
None5,457-
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: 3
Platte County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Platte County:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Platte County:

22.4%
Wyoming:

24.4%

7.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
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 Laramie County, WY  1.05% ($35,139 average AGI)
from Goshen County, WY  0.58% ($34,900)
from Albany County, WY  0.47% ($37,688)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
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 Laramie County, WY  0.88% ($24,267 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.47% ($23,813)
to Converse County, WY  0.41% ($32,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slater:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slater:

  • KZEW (101.7 FM; WHEATLAND, WY; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $56,000Total costs
  • 13,710Total average daily traffic
  • 2,823Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 13 Mi Wsw (Lat: 41.816639 Lon: -105.063861), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPAX828
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/1997, Expiration Date: 10/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2007Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Slater, Lat: 41.840111 Lon: -105.057000, Call Sign: WQAV925
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHzGrant Date: 07/19/2014, Expiration Date: 08/17/2024, Certifier: Joseph ListengartRegistrant: Sourcegas Distribution LLC, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Sheep Mtn., 13 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 41.816611 Lon: -105.063861), Call Sign: WQZ989
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2007Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)

Slater compared to Wyoming state average:

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