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Population in 2010: 23. Population change since 2000: -17.9%
Males: 11  (50.0%)
Females: 12  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82243

Median resident age: 42.5 years

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  • White alone - 20 (87.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (8.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (4.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Veteran: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Veteran, WY forum
Recent posts about Veteran, Wyoming on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Veteran is mentioned 106 times on our forum:
WY state-run veteran home mortgage program???  (1 reply)
New Veteran License Plates available.  (11 replies)
Health Care in Wyoming  (143 replies)
Looking to move to WY as a retired Military family  (28 replies)
Retiring in Wyoming  (11 replies)
Wyoming Trivia (Renamed)  (2689 replies)

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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Scottish (50.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4220 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Veteran:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Veteran CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Veteran satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (60.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (157.6 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (718.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Yoder, WY (2.3 miles) , Goshen Hole, WY (2.7 miles) , Huntley, WY (3.5 miles) , Lingle, WY (3.5 miles ), Torrington, WY (3.5 miles ), Hawk Springs, WY (3.7 miles) , Henry, NE (4.2 miles) , Lyman, NE (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 104.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Veteran household income distribution Veteran home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Veteran, Wyoming

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Tornado activity:

Veteran-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Veteran place center .

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Veteran-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/29/2004 at 18:49:44, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Veteran center
On 11/3/2008 at 13:14:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/23/1993 at 06:30:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Veteran center
On 10/10/1993 at 04:17:46, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Goshen County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Veteran topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Veteran:

  • GOSHEN COUNTY MEM NH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TORRINGTON, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; TORRINGTON, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Veteran, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Veteran:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 63 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of Wyoming (about 78 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Colorado State University (about 103 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 109 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 110 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Casper College (about 117 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 144 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)

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Notable location: Goshen County Fire District 5B - Veteran Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Goshen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  36.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Veteran compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012


Veteran travel time to work - commute


Veteran mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Veteran CDP (based on Goshen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.08%
Here37.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents29.2%15.6%10.8%7.8%7.7%
Congregations5.0%15.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist General ConferenceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.5%5.7%4.4%3.7%8.5%
Congregations5.0%10.0%5.0%15.0%30.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Goshen County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Goshen County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Goshen County:

24.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

7.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.80% ($36,147 average AGI)
from Laramie County, WY  0.44% ($34,842)
from Platte County, WY  0.42% ($21,722)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.87% ($30,486 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.66% ($34,143)
to Albany County, WY  0.63% ($34,370)

Strongest AM radio stations in Veteran:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KGOS (1490 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Veteran:

  • KERM (98.3 FM; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Veteran:

  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8959P , Serial Number: 24-4416, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Cornerstone Marketing & Sales LLC, 2543 Road 56, Veteran, WY 82243


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