Centennial, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 270.
Population change since 2000: +41.4%
Males: 159  (59.2%)
Females: 111  (40.8%)
Median resident age:

62.7 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 82055

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,189 (it was $32,292 in 2000)
Centennial:

$59,189
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,275 (it was $29,477 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $329,387 (it was $142,000 in 2000)
Centennial:

$329,387
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $288,092; detached houses: $325,546; townhouses or other attached units: $236,704; in 2-unit structures: $152,557; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $381,654; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $235,562; mobile homes: $27,869
March 2019 cost of living index in Centennial: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.2%
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  • Races in Centennial, WY (2019)
    • 25984.6%White alone
    • 4013.1%Hispanic
    • 51.6%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), Italian (17.9%), Irish (13.0%), English (11.1%), American (9.9%), Swedish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Centennial, Wyoming map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $858 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $618 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (70.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Albany, WY (2.9 miles),
Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (3.8 miles),
Fox Park, WY (3.9 miles),
South Albany, WY (4.3 miles ),
Ryan Park, WY (4.3 miles),
Arlington, WY (4.6 miles),
Laramie, WY (5.3 miles ),
The Buttes, WY (5.6 miles)

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 106.14 W

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

Centennial satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%

Average climate in Centennial, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Centennial, Wyoming average temperatures Centennial, Wyoming average precipitation Centennial, Wyoming humidity Centennial, Wyoming wind speed Centennial, Wyoming snowfall Centennial, Wyoming sunshine Centennial, Wyoming clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Centennial-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 771% 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 321.5 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 434.3 miles away from Centennial 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 81.4 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 331.1 miles away from Centennial 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 268.2 miles away from the city 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 329.5 miles away from Centennial 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centennial:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 29 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 72 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 107 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 162 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 244 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public elementary/middle school in Centennial:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotels: Brooklyn Lodge (Snowyrange Road), Rainbow Valley Resort (75 Rainbow Valley Landing), Old Corral (2750 Highway 130), Mountain View Historic Hotel (2747 Highway 130), Carrs Middle MT Guest (19 McBride Road).

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

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

SNOWY RANGE SKI AREA (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In NOV-30-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Centennial:

Marital status in Centennial, WY
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Centennial:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Centennial, 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
Here:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Albany County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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.
Wyoming:

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

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Centennial:

63.2%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centennial:

65.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Centennial:

19.4%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Centennial:

7.3
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Centennial:

67.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centennial, WY Residents

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 Centennial:

  • 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.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centennial:

  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • 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.)

Centennial fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2015 05:45 PM, Sr-130, Lat: 41.329100, Lon: -106.161200, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 30, 2004 12:45 AM, Sr-130, Lat: 41.329506, Lon: -106.161191, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • $55,000Total costs
  • 3,252Total average daily traffic
  • 155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,971Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Centennial)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Ski Area Wy Rt 130 7 Mi W (Lat: 41.334694 Lon: -106.188056), Call Sign: KNGC491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.295 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/16/2023, Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228-1706, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, Email:
  • Lat: 41.285472 Lon: -106.067833, Call Sign: WQMA958, Licensee ID: L01568661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, 151.730 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2020, Expiration Date: 06/16/2030, Certifier: Peter W Hagist, Registrant: Centennial 91 Ranch LLC, 215 Hwy 11, Centennial, WY 82055, Phone: (307) 760-0195, Email:
  • Lat: 41.285806 Lon: -106.123917, Call Sign: WRDR876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.162 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2019, Expiration Date: 07/08/2029, Certifier: Curt Blake, Registrant: Collins Communications Co., 101 N Link Lane #1, Fort Collins, CO 80524, Phone: (970) 493-6356, Fax: (970) 493-2010, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K0AT, Licensee ID: L01021916, Grant Date: 07/08/2015, Expiration Date: 07/18/2025, Certifier: Fredrick B Benson, Registrant: Fredrick B Benson, Centennial, WY 82055-0178
  • Call Sign: WS7C, Licensee ID: L00452684, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 05/15/2028, Registrant: Robert M Hansen, Centennial, WY 82055
  • Call Sign: AF7ZK, Licensee ID: L01835513, Grant Date: 06/01/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2026, Certifier: Patton J Roub, Registrant: Patton J Roub, Centennial, WY 82055
  • Call Sign: KI7TKI, Licensee ID: L02157240, Grant Date: 01/22/2018, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Sheryl Roub, Registrant: Sheryl Roub, Po Box 236, Centennial, WY 82055
  • Call Sign: KJ7DFX, Licensee ID: L02197450, Grant Date: 01/31/2019, Expiration Date: 01/31/2029, Certifier: Logan Barnes, Registrant: Logan Barnes, Centennial, WY 82055

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 fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Centennial, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.2%), and Structure Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Centennial, WY
    • 7764.2%Outside Fires
    • 2823.3%Structure Fires
    • 97.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Centennial, WY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Centennial, WY
  • 52.9%Wood
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Centennial, WY
  • 64.5%Electricity
  • 35.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Centennial compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Centennial on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #26 (82055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
  • #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"
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