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Albany County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2016: 37,996 (88% urban, 12% rural); it was 32,014 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,001
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,833
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,808
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,857 (it was 6,461 in 2000)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

31%

Land area: 4273 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albany County: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Albany County, Wyoming:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.2%)
  • Asian alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  26.9 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years
Males: 19,800  (52.1%)
Females: 18,196  (47.9%)
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Albany County,WY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Albany County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,580 ($28,790 in 1999)

This county:

$43,580
Wyoming:

$59,882

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $704 (lower quartile is $541, upper quartile is $987)
This county:

$704
State:

$718


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $231,509 (it was $111,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$231,509
Wyoming:

$209,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $162,084 - $332,252
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,447
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 150

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 57
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 192 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2009: 103 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2010: 140 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2011: 145 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2012: 103 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2013: 125 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2014: 99 buildings, average cost: $178,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,498 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,271 (0.6%)

Albany County household income distribution in 2009 Albany County home values distribution Albany County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.0%
Albany County:

25.0%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.8% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 26.9 years old
(Males: 26.7 years old, Females: 26.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 27.3 years old, Black residents: 21.2 years old, American Indian residents: 16.2 years old, Asian residents: 22.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 28.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Albany County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $789 a month.

Cities in this county include: Laramie, South Albany, Rock River, Centennial, East Albany, Woods Landing-Jelm, Albany, The Buttes, Fox Park.

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Albany County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28.7 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Caribou County, Idaho , Platte County , McKean County, Pennsylvania , Seneca County, New York , Tioga County, Pennsylvania , Stephenson County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 10,055
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,094 (31.9% naturalized citizens)

Albany County:

5.5%
Whole state:

3.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1,110
  • 2000 to 2009: 845
  • 1990 to 1999: 278
  • 1980 to 1989: 313
  • 1970 to 1979: 162
  • Before 1970: 153
Note: State values scaled to Albany County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.6%

Albany County marital status for males Albany County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,785
  • One, attached: 956
  • Two: 883
  • 3 or 4: 1,830
  • 5 to 9: 1,409
  • 10 to 19: 1,547
  • 20 to 49: 557
  • 50 or more: 181
  • Mobile homes: 1,507
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Albany County with a mortgage: 4,357 (211 second mortgage, 238 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,154

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

56.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Albany County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6272
Other3,57016
Evangelical Protestant2,44126
Mainline Protestant2,4349
None23,227-
Albany County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Albany County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Albany County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Albany County:

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

18.6%
State:

24.4%

Agriculture in Albany County:

Average size of farms: 7451 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,643
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $34.72
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,187
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,210
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%

Earthquake activity:

Albany County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 51% 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 331.4 miles away from Albany County 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 68.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 449.6 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 350.9 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 339.2 miles away from Albany County 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 285.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wyoming Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2015 to June 06, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4227: July 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wyoming Squirrel Creek Fire, Incident Period: July 01, 2012 to July 07, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 2993, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming Arapahoe Fire, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 09, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 2992, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: May 18, 2011 to July 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4007: July 22, 2011, FEMA Id: 4007, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Wyoming Reese Mountain Fire, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 12, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 2436, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming Hensel Fire, Incident Period: June 18, 2002 to July 07, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 2427, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Albany County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Nepal (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Egypt (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Albany County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Albany County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,103 (67.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,600 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 508 (2.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 125 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 704 (3.6%)
  • Walked: 2,128 (10.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,341 (6.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Albany County, Wyoming in 2000:

  • 2,157 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Albany County, Wyoming in 2010:

  • 1,986 people in college/university student housing
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 72 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,986.

12.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.51%
Wyoming average:

8.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.77% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($8,966 average AGI)
7.75% relocated from other states ($19,365 average AGI)
Albany County:

7.75%
Wyoming average:

5.64%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laramie County, WY  1.07% ($24,993 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.61% ($18,759)
from Larimer County, CO  0.33% ($28,500)
from Carbon County, WY  0.32% ($20,707)
from Sheridan County, WY  0.30% ($23,105)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.27% ($28,743)
from Park County, WY  0.26% ($19,059)


13.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%


0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.12%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

4.23% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($10,547 average AGI)
8.75% relocated to other states ($21,542 average AGI)
Albany County:

8.75%
Wyoming average:

5.77%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laramie County, WY  1.22% ($28,278 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($31,679)
to Larimer County, CO  0.62% ($38,763)
to Fremont County, WY  0.32% ($30,512)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.31% ($30,925)
to Denver County, CO  0.27% ($27,800)
to Weld County, CO  0.25% ($23,719)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Albany County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Albany County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Albany County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Albany County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Albany County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,272 (2,815 aged, 457 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 732 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Albany County, Wyoming in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (279)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (161)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (149)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (119)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)
  • Unspecified dementia (68)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (64)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Congestive heart failure (50)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,985
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 315
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,422

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,214
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 524
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 26

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 101.3
  • Other - 44.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,996
  • In family households: 23,017 (4,038 male householders, 3,300 female householders)
    6,033 spouses, 7,480 children (7,017 natural, 172 adopted, 304 stepchildren), 232 grandchildren, 425 brothers or sisters, 132 parents, 553 other relatives, 848 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,619 (4,447 male householders (2,612 living alone)), 3,568 female householders (2,295 living alone)), 4,649 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,278

Size of family households: 3,469 2-persons, 1,522 3-persons, 1,518 4-persons, 402 5-persons, 205 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,906 1-person, 2,261 2-persons, 773 3-persons, 135 4-persons, 69 5-persons.

4,774 married couples with children.
1,127 single-parent households (525 men, 602 women).

88.7% of residents of Albany speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $196,454,000 ($6,242 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,649,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,129,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,492,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $272,000
Federal grants: $82,572,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,449,000 ($2,852,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,540,000 ($2,325,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,122,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,359,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,006
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 942
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +402
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,529
Here -82 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Albany County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.60 millions of gallons per day (58% from ground, 42% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 273
  • 2010 to 2013: 824
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,542
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,466
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,801
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,008
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,657
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,762
  • 1940 to 1949: 699
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,804
Note: State values scaled to Albany population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Albany County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Albany County population
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 257
  • 4 rooms: 851
  • 5 rooms: 962
  • 6 rooms: 1,229
  • 7 rooms: 1,164
  • 8 rooms: 997
  • 9+ rooms: 1,967
  • 1 room: 658
  • 2 rooms: 387
  • 3 rooms: 1,461
  • 4 rooms: 2,093
  • 5 rooms: 1,694
  • 6 rooms: 599
  • 7 rooms: 294
  • 8 rooms: 224
  • 9+ rooms: 391
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Albany County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Albany County population
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 293
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,266
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,074
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,872
  • 5+ bedrooms: 947
  • no bedroom: 703
  • 1 bedroom: 1,574
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,638
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,943
  • 4 bedrooms: 808
  • 5+ bedrooms: 104
Cars and other vehicles available in Albany County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Albany County population
  • no vehicle: 79
  • 1 vehicle: 1,539
  • 2 vehicles: 3,016
  • 3 vehicles: 1,839
  • 4 vehicles: 724
  • 5+ vehicles: 289
  • no vehicle: 634
  • 1 vehicle: 3,194
  • 2 vehicles: 2,558
  • 3 vehicles: 1,045
  • 4 vehicles: 171
  • 5+ vehicles: 192

70% of Albany County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Wyoming.

Albany County:

69.8%
State average:

81.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,594
  • Other state: 19,901
  • Northeast: 1,146
  • Midwest: 6,635
  • South: 2,959
  • West: 9,138

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Albany County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.4%)
  • Wood (10.1%)
  • Electricity (9.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (51.9%)
  • Electricity (40.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

5.7%
Wyoming:

5.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

7.2%
Wyoming:

4.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 242
Here:

2.5%
Wyoming:

4.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Albany County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,381,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,762,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,267,000
    Libraries: $1,084,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $932,000
    Regular Highways: $804,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Health - Other: $714,000
    General - Other: $703,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $607,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $370,000
    General Public Buildings: $100,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,311,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,624,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $90,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,858,000

Albany County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $999,000
    General Local Government Support: $870,000
    Natural Resources: $32,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $207,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,598,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $387,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,711,000
    All Other: $1,019,000
    Highways: $582,000
    Public Welfare: $263,000
    Sewerage: $62,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,060,000
    Property: $4,835,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $619,000
    Other License: $538,000

Albany County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,680,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,986,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $676,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 246
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 231
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 192
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 26
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 112
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 100
Albany County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Albany County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Albany County, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12080.5 years
John11678.0 years
William9274.3 years
Robert8169.8 years
James6671.3 years
George6076.5 years
Charles5874.6 years
Margaret5480.9 years
Helen4779.7 years
Frank4679.0 years
Most common last names in Albany County, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5476.5 years
Johnson4976.1 years
Brown3572.1 years
Miller3476.7 years
Williams2381.8 years
Nelson2377.9 years
Anderson2277.8 years
Scott2176.6 years
Davis1879.3 years
Peterson1879.2 years
Businesses in Albany County, WY
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Travelodge1
Little Caesars Pizza1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul2
Papa John's Pizza1UPS3

Albany County on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"