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Population in 2010: 302. Population change since 2000: -17.0%
Males: 165  (54.6%)
Females: 137  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53588, 54486.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,128 (it was $48,438 in 2000)
Wyoming:

$67,128
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,305 (it was $23,253 in 2000)

Wyoming town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $301,226 (it was $173,500 in 2000)
Wyoming:

$301,226
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Wyoming, WI (2010)

    Wyoming races chart
    • 29597.7%White alone
    • 72.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wyoming: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Norwegian (18.4%), Irish (15.4%), English (12.6%), United States (7.7%), Polish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 738 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 7.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Wyoming,WI real estate house value index trend

Wyoming, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Wyoming:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wyoming town:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 76.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Wyoming town:  1.0% ($1,679)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Wyoming satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (36.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spring Green, WI (2.2 miles ), Clyde, WI (2.5 miles ), Lone Rock, WI (2.6 miles ), Ridgeway, WI (3.2 miles ), Dodgeville, WI (3.3 miles ), Arena, WI (3.3 miles ), Plain, WI (3.4 miles ), Gotham, WI (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.12 N, Longitude: 90.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (15%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Wyoming, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wyoming-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Wyoming town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wyoming-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 342.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Wyoming center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 318.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 375.2 miles away from Wyoming center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 342.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wyoming topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wyoming:

  • GREENWAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPRING GREEN, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wyoming:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 33 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 36 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 72 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

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Notable locations in Wyoming: Cates Family Farm (A), The Springs Golf Course (B), Midway Farm (C), Wintergreen Downhill Ski Lodge (D), Taliesin (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wyoming include: Wyoming Valley Methodist Church (A), Unity Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Helena Cemetery (1), Wyoming Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lower Taliesin Lake 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Rush Creek (A), Mill Creek (B), Lowery Creek (C), Paul Creek (D), Sneed Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wyoming include: Tower Hill Bottoms State Natural Area (1), Tower Hill State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

3.7%
6 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wyoming town (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.0%

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Dane County, WI  1.53% ($45,243 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.87% ($29,298)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($30,366)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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 Dane County, WI  1.98% ($33,036 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.79% ($17,143)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wyoming:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wyoming:

  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wyoming:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 69m226ftTotal length
  • $743,000Total costs
  • 25,695Total average daily traffic
  • 2,163Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wyoming, WI

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

  • YELLOW LAKE MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 4680 258th St , Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILDWOOD ESTATES (Address: 4680 258th St , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Wyoming compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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