Veteran, Wyoming

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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:  58.0 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Median resident age: 42.5 years

Zip code: 82243

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  • Races in Veteran, WY (2010)

    Veteran races chart
    • 2087.0%White alone
    • 28.7%American Indian alone
    • 14.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Veteran: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Recent posts about Veteran, Wyoming on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users. Veteran is mentioned 118 times on our forum:
WY state-run veteran home mortgage program???  (1 reply)
Elkhunter  (63 replies)
So, what's the story on Buffalo?  (29 replies)
Thinking of moving to Wyoming 100% Disabled Vet.  (32 replies)
New Veteran License Plates available.  (11 replies)
Health Care in Wyoming  (143 replies)

Latest news from Veteran, WY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (47.4%), Scottish (47.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4220 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

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

Veteran, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Veteran:

  • High school or higher: 102.1%
  • 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+: West Adams, CO (147.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

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 June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Veteran, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Veteran-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 31% smaller 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 below Wyoming state average. It is 15% 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 363.6 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 67.8 miles away from Veteran center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 498.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 175.1 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 370.6 miles away from Veteran center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 176.2 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 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 and medical centers near Veteran:

  • GOSHEN COUNTY MEM NH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TORRINGTON, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; TORRINGTON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Veteran:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 63 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 76 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 77 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Chadron State College (about 93 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 103 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 110 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 110 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 36.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.0
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

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 Veteran CDP (based on Goshen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4031
Mainline Protestant1,1456
Evangelical Protestant1,03213
Other5032
None9,166-
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
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%

8.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($118,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
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 Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.76% ($35,833 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.53% ($24,080)
from Carbon County, WY  0.42% ($30,500)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
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 Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.72% ($33,118 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.68% ($22,469)
to Carbon County, WY  0.51% ($7,917)

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:

1
  • 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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