Albany, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 55.
Population change since 2000: -31.3%
Males: 22  (40.0%)
Females: 33  (60.0%)
Median resident age:

61.5 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 82070

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,329 (it was $26,071 in 2000)
Albany:

$45,329
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,117 (it was $17,046 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,915 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$252,915
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $446,139; detached houses: $431,672
March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 20.4 square miles.

Population density: 2.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Albany, Wyoming map

8 residents are foreign born (17.8% Europe).

This place:

17.8%
Wyoming:

3.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Albany CDP:

0.4% ($500)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (68.4 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (2.7 miles),
Fox Park, WY (2.7 miles),
Centennial, WY (2.9 miles),
South Albany, WY (3.7 miles ),
Ryan Park, WY (4.6 miles),
The Buttes, WY (5.3 miles),
Laramie, WY (5.4 miles ),
East Albany, WY (6.5 miles)

Latitude: 41.18 N, Longitude: 106.11 W

Distribution of median household income in Albany, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Albany, WY in 2019

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%

Average climate in Albany, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 47.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 770% 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 328.3 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 439.3 miles away from Albany 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 88.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 333.9 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) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Albany 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 336.3 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 Albany County (7) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 30 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 30 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 70 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 115 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 165 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 252 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Albany: Lake Owen Campground (A), Lake (B), Albany County Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Owen (A), Sunby Reservoir (B), Lake Owen (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Albany 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:

1.8 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, WY
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 83.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 57.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Albany, WY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6272
Other3,57016
Evangelical Protestant2,44126
Mainline Protestant2,4349
None23,227-
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: 2
Albany County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Albany 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.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

18.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

10.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.22%
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  0.86% ($44,902 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.46% ($33,083)
from Carbon County, WY  0.29% ($36,763)


12.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.24%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Laramie County, WY  1.37% ($37,497 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.54% ($28,597)
to Sheridan County, WY  0.28% ($43,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 84Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Sue Thomas, 1.5 Mi Nw Of Rob Roy Reservoir (Lat: 41.221306 Lon: -106.282583), Type: 50.9, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Kns Communications Consultants, Suethomas@knscomm.Com, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 989-1038

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.097222 Lon: -105.976417, Call Sign: KTF590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, 152.900 MHz, 159.555 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Registrant: Absolute Solutions, 1618 E 11th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001, Phone: (307) 637-3459, Fax: (307) 637-6797, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, WY
  • 57.9%Wood
  • 42.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Albany compared to Wyoming 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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