Winchester, Wyoming

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Population in July 2007: 56.
Males: 28  (50.0%)
Females: 28  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Wyoming median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 82401

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,636 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Winchester:

$41,636
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,494 (it was $17,274 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,814 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Winchester:

$65,814
WY:

$209,500
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    • 5998.3%White alone
    • 11.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Winchester: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (13.3%), Scotch-Irish (13.3%), German (11.7%), Italian (11.7%), Swedish (11.7%), French (10.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4222 feet

Land area: 5.46 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester CDP:

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

4 residents are foreign born (6.7% Europe).

This place:

6.7%
Wyoming:

2.3%

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

Winchester CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (133.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (320.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (746.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kirby, WY (2.3 miles) , South Flat, WY (2.7 miles ), Mc Nutt, WY (3.1 miles ), Lucerne, WY (3.3 miles ), Airport Road, WY (3.6 miles ), Worland, WY (3.7 miles ), East Thermopolis, WY (4.0 miles ), Thermopolis, WY (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 108.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Winchester, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 100% 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 133.5 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 282.0 miles away from Winchester 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 139.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 254.3 miles away from Winchester center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 532.9 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 Washakie County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Winchester:

  • WASHAKIE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WORLAND, WY)
  • BETHESDA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WORLAND, WY)
  • WORLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WORLAND, WY)
  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Sheridan College (about 86 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 117 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 135 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 168 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 182 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 190 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Black Hills State University (about 217 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

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Notable locations in Winchester: Neiber Pulliam Station (A), The Willows (B), Winchester Chatham Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Washakie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Wyoming:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  67.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Wyoming average:

10.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winchester CDP (based on Washakie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,33015
Other1,1304
Catholic8091
Mainline Protestant7575
Orthodox--
None4,507-
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
Washakie County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Washakie County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

19.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washakie County:

23.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winchester:

47.0%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winchester:

48.5%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Winchester:

31.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winchester:

18.5%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.4%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winchester:

6.0
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winchester:

45.6%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winchester, WY Residents

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Hot Springs County, WY  0.38% ($72,583 average AGI)
from Park County, WY  0.34% ($36,455)
from Campbell County, WY  0.31% ($21,300)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Park County, WY  0.71% ($16,130 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.58% ($22,789)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($24,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KWOR (1340 AM; 1 kW; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTHE (1240 AM; 1 kW; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, 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.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K273AD (102.5 FM; WORLAND, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTING, INC)
  • KKLX (96.1 FM; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)
  • KUWT (91.3 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $747,000Total costs
  • 1,813Total average daily traffic
  • 115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,836Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Winchester compared to Wyoming 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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