Vista West, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 951. Population change since 2000: -5.7%
Males: 494  (52.0%)
Females: 457  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82604.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $91,180 (it was $45,865 in 2000)
Vista West:

$91,180
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,871 (it was $25,846 in 2000)

Vista West CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $341,299 (it was $135,100 in 2000)
Vista West:

$341,299
WY:

$209,500
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  • Races in Vista West, WY (2010)

    Vista West races chart
    • 91396.0%White alone
    • 181.9%Hispanic
    • 161.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vista West: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (32.2%), German (14.8%), English (9.7%), Norwegian (7.8%), Italian (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 4.88 square miles.

Population density: 195 people per square mile   (very low).

Vista West,WY real estate house value index trend

Vista West, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Vista West:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vista West CDP:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

34 residents are foreign born (2.7% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

3.4%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,307 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,133 (0.8%)

Vista West satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (145.9 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (220.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (714.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mills, WY (1.8 miles ), Red Butte, WY (2.1 miles ), Hartrandt, WY (2.2 miles ), Bar Nunn, WY (2.3 miles ), Casper, WY (2.5 miles ), Homa Hills, WY (2.9 miles ), Bessemer Bend, WY (3.0 miles) , Evansville, WY (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 106.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Vista West household income distribution Vista West home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Vista West, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Vista West-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 61% 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 241.2 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 378.8 miles away from Vista West 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 55.1 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 248.3 miles away from the city 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 229.7 miles away from Vista West center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 313.7 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 Natrona County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vista West topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vista West:

  • SHARON'S HOME HEALTH CASPER (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CASPER (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CASPER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • POPLAR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CASPER, WY)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF WYOMING INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CASPER, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vista West:

  • Casper College (about 7 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 115 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 117 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Sheridan College (about 134 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 149 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 169 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Black Hills State University (about 171 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

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Natrona 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 2013 was 58.9. This is better than average.

City:

58.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.79
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.31
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wyoming average:

9.5

Vista West travel time to work - commute Vista West mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vista West CDP (based on Natrona County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,30646
Catholic7,8243
Mainline Protestant5,26616
Other5,02613
Orthodox2351
Black Protestant1231
None47,670-
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: 9
Natrona County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Natrona County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Natrona County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Natrona County:

25.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vista West:

44.3%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Vista West:

29.5
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vista West:

25.2%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vista West:

12.5%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vista West:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

57.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.1%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vista West, WY Residents

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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 Converse County, WY  0.42% ($34,119 average AGI)
from Fremont County, WY  0.27% ($35,543)
from Albany County, WY  0.27% ($31,679)


6.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Natrona County:

0.04%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Converse County, WY  0.29% ($37,284 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.26% ($18,759)
to Laramie County, WY  0.22% ($44,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vista West:

  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKTL (1400 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOC (1230 AM; 1 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vista West:

  • KMGW (96.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVK (107.9 FM; MIDWEST, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • K219CA (91.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUWC (91.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K209CS (89.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KWYY (95.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMLD (94.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KASS (106.9 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCSP-FM (90.3 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CTERS, INC.)
  • KQLT (103.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRS-FM (104.7 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHOC (102.5 FM; CASPER, WY; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Vista West:

  • KTWO-TV (Channel 2; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • KFNB (Channel 20; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)
  • K47HQ (Channel 47; CASPER, WY; Owner: MANNA MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • K26ES (Channel 26; CASPER, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORP.)
  • K06KH (Channel 6; CASPER, WY; Owner: CASPER COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KGWC-TV (Channel 14; CASPER, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • KCWY (Channel 13; CASPER, WY; Owner: SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$178,30414$112,72067$172,0867$99,8004$101,1432$41,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$246,8500$06$195,5130$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$142,8702$58,76515$206,4501$72,0900$02$46,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$171,4100$014$189,5841$177,3800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$165,8770$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$219,4706$208,547
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$321,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$139,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Vista West compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Vista West on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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