Wheatland, Wyoming

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Population in 2017: 3,565 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 1,946  (54.6%)
Females: 1,619  (45.4%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 82201.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,153 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Wheatland:

$56,153
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,778 (it was $19,069 in 2000)

Wheatland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,529 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Wheatland:

$177,529
WY:

$214,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $254,958; detached houses: $276,433; mobile homes: $132,147

Median gross rent in 2017: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wheatland: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.1% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wheatland, WY (2010)
    • 3,27990.4%White alone
    • 2687.4%Hispanic
    • 351.0%Two or more races
    • 240.7%Asian alone
    • 150.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Wheatland, Wyoming as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wheatland is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Wheatland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(136.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(113.7)
2
(57.1)
1
(29.2)
2
(60.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.8)
1
(27.4)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(142.1)
6
(171.3)
6
(175.1)
2
(60.1)
4
(122.2)
2
(60.8)
4
(109.4)
3
(80.4)
11
(301.9)
5
(136.7)
4
(109.1)
8
(218.3)
1
(27.8)
3
(84.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(255.8)
10
(285.5)
17
(496.2)
12
(360.7)
26
(794.4)
51
(1,550)
12
(328.2)
15
(401.8)
21
(576.3)
32
(875.0)
31
(845.6)
13
(354.7)
20
(555.2)
19
(534.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(2,302)
108
(3,083)
100
(2,919)
82
(2,465)
85
(2,597)
106
(3,222)
128
(3,501)
48
(1,286)
85
(2,333)
66
(1,805)
56
(1,528)
47
(1,282)
44
(1,222)
33
(927.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(85.3)
4
(114.2)
4
(116.8)
5
(150.3)
3
(91.7)
4
(121.6)
6
(164.1)
4
(107.2)
8
(219.5)
12
(328.1)
7
(190.9)
3
(81.9)
7
(194.3)
4
(112.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
2
(60.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)236.1232.4219.2196.0191.3307.9493.4125.6211.6230.8157.4126.3117.2100.4

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City-data.com crime index in Wheatland, WY

Crime rate in Wheatland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Wyoming average:

2.53
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), American (16.2%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (5.1%), English (3.2%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4748 feet

Land area: 4.24 square miles.

Population density: 842 people per square mile   (low).

Wheatland, Wyoming map

106 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This town:

2.9%
Wyoming:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $960 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,140 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (63.4 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (150.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (705.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Y-O Ranch, WY (1.3 miles ),
Chugcreek, WY (1.5 miles),
Whiting, WY (1.7 miles),
Lakeview North, WY (1.8 miles),
Westview Circle, WY (2.3 miles),
Slater, WY (3.9 miles),
Guernsey, WY (4.3 miles ),
Chugwater, WY (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 104.96 W

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Wheatland, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wheatland, WY in 2017
Wheatland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Historical population in Wheatland, WY
Historical housing units in Wheatland, WY
Most common industries in Wheatland, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Utilities (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (12.0%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.0%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Wheatland, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electricians (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Wheatland, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wheatland, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 7.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wheatland-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 53% 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 Wheatland town center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Wheatland-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 28% 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 335.1 miles away from Wheatland 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 39.1 miles away from Wheatland center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 468.0 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 342.3 miles away from Wheatland center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from Wheatland 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 310.7 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 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).
Wheatland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wheatland:

  • HOSPICE OF PLATTE COUNTY (956 MAPLE STREET MALL, SUITE #7)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 201 14TH STREET)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (204 15TH STREET)

Airports located in Wheatland:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheatland:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 60 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 61 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 67 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 89 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 103 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Chadron State College (about 114 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Aims Community College (about 115 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

Public high schools in Wheatland:

  • WHEATLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 353, Location: 1207 13TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHUGWATER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 406 5TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • GLENDO HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 305 PAIGE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wheatland:

  • WHEATLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 241, Location: 2600 W. MARIPOSA PKWY, Grades: 6-8)
  • LIBBEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 231, Location: 1350 OAK ST, Grades: KG-2)
  • NOTCH PEAK ELEMENTARY (Location: 2616 PALMER CANYON RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • CHUGWATER ELEMENTARY (Location: 406 5TH ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • GLENDO ELEMENTARY (Location: 305 PAIGE ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY (Location: 201 20TH ST, Grades: 3-5)
  • CHUGWATER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 406 5TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • GLENDO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 305 PAIGE ST, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Wheatland

Library in Wheatland:

  • PLATTE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $305,955; Location: 904 9TH ST; 49,406 books; 3,126 audio materials; 2,669 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wheatland: Wheatland Fire Department (A), Eastern Wyoming Ambulance (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wheatland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Torchlite Mtr Inn (1809 North 16th), Wyoming Motel (1101 9th Street), Parkway Motel (1257 South Street), Motel 6 (95 16th Street), Motel West Winds (1756 South St), Super 8 Hotel (2401 16th Street).

Courts: Platte County - Circuit Court (800 9th Street), Platte County Government - Clerk Of Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Harold Hellbaum - Politician, Corey Bramlet - Football player, Jim Geringer - Politician, Dennis Utter - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheatland and their reported violations in the past:

WHEATLAND, TOWN OF (Population served: 3,349, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUL-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUL-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUL-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUL-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 67 regular monitoring violations
FLYING X RANCH MOBILE HM PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012), Fed FAO issued (JUL-08-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed 1431 (Emergency) Order (JUL-18-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2013), Fed FAO issued (JUL-08-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Y-O INVESTMENTS, INC. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed 1431 (Emergency) Order (AUG-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed 1431 (Emergency) Order (AUG-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheatland that have no violations reported:

  • BASIN ELECTRIC POWER CO-OP (Population served: 302, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • A-OK RV PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Wheatland in 2010:

  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wheatland in 2000:

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Wheatland (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wheatland Branch at 874 Gilchrist Street, branch established on 1903/03/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Wheatland Branch at 611 Ninth Street, branch established on 1910/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • First State Bank: at 1405 Sixteenth Street, branch established on 1981/01/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $268.5 mil, Deposits: $238.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wheatland Bankshares, Inc.
  • Platte Valley Bank: Wheatland Branch at 200 16th Street, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2008/04/09: Bank assets: $201.3 mil, Deposits: $163.8 mil, headquarters in Torrington, WY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Platte Valley Financial Service Companies, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wheatland:

Marital status in Wheatland, WY
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wheatland:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Wyoming average:

9.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wheatland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wheatland, WY (based on Platte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

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.
Wyoming:

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

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.4%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wheatland:

45.3%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wheatland:

10.2%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wheatland:

35.0%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wheatland, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$30,291$45,4370$0
Electric Power 5$25,533$61,2790$0
Solid Waste Management 5$17,918$43,0030$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,929$32,7870$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,915$41,7450$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,400$33,6000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,899$47,5960$0
Water Supply 2$7,413$44,4780$0
Financial Administration 2$7,688$46,1280$0
Sewerage 2$8,590$51,5400$0
Police - Other 1$3,863$46,3560$0
Firefighters 1$4,239$50,8680$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,956
Totals for Government 40$150,678$45,2032$2,956

Wheatland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,836,000 ($1076.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,117,000 ($593.83)
    Central Staff Services: $1,449,000 ($406.45)
    General - Other: $1,018,000 ($285.55)
    Police Protection: $567,000 ($159.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $360,000 ($100.98)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($100.70)
    Regular Highways: $297,000 ($83.31)
    Sewerage: $210,000 ($58.91)
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000 ($46.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000 ($38.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $121,000 ($33.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $116,000 ($32.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $179,000 ($50.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $177,000 ($49.65)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($28.61)
    Electric Utilities: $56,000 ($15.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($12.62)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($8.70)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($8.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($7.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($5.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($5.05)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($3.37)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.52)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,331,000 ($653.86)

Wheatland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $665,000 ($186.54)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($87.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($4.49)
    Other: $12,000 ($3.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($2.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $915,000 ($256.66)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,058,000 ($296.77)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($9.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,289,000 ($1203.09)
    Water Utilities: $634,000 ($177.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,256,000 ($632.82)
    General Local Government Support: $1,440,000 ($403.93)
  • Tax - Property: $306,000 ($85.83)
    Other License: $111,000 ($31.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($10.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $38,000 ($10.66)

Wheatland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,493,000 ($418.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,199,000 ($336.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $428,000 ($120.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($37.59)

Wheatland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,787,000 ($1062.27)

7.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Laramie County, WY  0.77% ($30,964 average AGI)
Businesses in Wheatland, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1RadioShack1
Best Western1Safeway1
Burger King1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
Motel 61Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheatland:

  • KYCN (1340 AM; 0 kW; WHEATLAND, WY; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheatland:

  • KZEW (101.7 FM; WHEATLAND, WY; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
Wheatland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wheatland fatal accident list:

May 1, 2005 00:30 AM, Y O Ranch Rd, Lat: 42.050680, Lon: -104.943630, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 2004 04:25 PM, Sr-316, Lat: 42.054468, Lon: -104.951830, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1999 08:15 PM, Sr-312, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1999 09:20 AM, I-25, Lat: 42.046652, Lon: -104.965590, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 29, 1981 00:29 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 24, 1979 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.9mTotal length
  • $409,000Total costs
  • 64,009Total average daily traffic
  • 9,922Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,411Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wheatland, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 201970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wheatland, WY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wheatland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wheatland, WY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wheatland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wheatland)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 77 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wheatland, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.0%), and Structure Fires (19.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wheatland, WY
    • 39963.0%Outside Fires
    • 12119.1%Structure Fires
    • 7311.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 406.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheatland, WY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wheatland, WY
  • 82.1%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wheatland, WY
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 5.2%Other fuel


Wheatland compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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