South Albany, Wyoming

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Population in July 2007: 1,260.
Males: 650  (51.7%)
Females: 610  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Wyoming median age:

36.2 years

Zip code: 82070

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,479 (it was $40,536 in 2000)
South Albany:

$70,479
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,790 (it was $26,239 in 2000)

South Albany CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $375,663 (it was $167,100 in 2000)
South Albany:

$375,663
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 South Albany: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in South Albany, WY (2000)
    • 1,16894.3%White alone
    • 282.3%Hispanic
    • 252.0%Two or more races
    • 121.0%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Black alone

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

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1175.3 square miles.

Population density: 1.1 people per square mile   (very low).

South Albany, Wyoming map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
South Albany CCD:

0.4% ($691)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (55.1 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (2.9 miles),
Albany, WY (3.7 miles),
The Buttes, WY (3.9 miles),
Fox Park, WY (4.0 miles),
Centennial, WY (4.3 miles),
Laramie, WY (4.3 miles ),
Ryan Park, WY (5.9 miles),
East Albany, WY (5.9 miles)

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 105.86 W

Distribution of median household income in South Albany, WY in 2019
South Albany satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Most common occupations in South Albany, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (14.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (19.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.6%)

Average climate in South Albany, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Albany, Wyoming average temperatures South Albany, Wyoming average precipitation South Albany, Wyoming humidity South Albany, Wyoming wind speed South Albany, Wyoming snowfall South Albany, Wyoming sunshine South Albany, Wyoming clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 6.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.76
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 4.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.91
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

South Albany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 736% 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 339.6 miles away from the city 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 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 452.3 miles away from the city 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 347.5 miles away from South Albany 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 286.0 miles away from South 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 347.6 miles away from South Albany 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).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Albany:

  • University of Wyoming (about 20 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 20 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 57 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 120 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 179 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 257 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Albany: Leroy Bridge (A), Lewis Lake Campground (B), Libby Creek Picnic Ground (C), Loban Ranch (D), Markley Ranch (E), May Ranch (F), McCue Ranch (G), McGill Ranch (H), Medicine Bow Ski Area (I), Miller Ranch (J), Dry Park (K), Nash Fork Picnic Ground (L), Boswell Ranch (M), Nelson Park (N), Douglas Creek Campground (O), North Fork Campground (P), Olson Ranch (Q), Riverside Ranch (R), Robertson Ranch (S), Russell Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in South Albany: Open Air Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hanging Lake (A), Crescent Lake (B), Glacier Lakes (C), Towner Lake (D), Hardigan Lake (E), Soda Lake (F), Mortenson Lake (G), Pilger Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Boswell Creek (A), Running Water Creek (B), Lone Tree Creek (C), Shell Creek (D), Bull Run Creek (E), Stink Creek (F), Antelope Creek (G), Hecht Creek (H), Little Fish Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Albany include: Pelton Park (1), Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (2). 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:

2.2 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.9%
Whole state:

11.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.5%

For population 15 years and over in South Albany:

Marital status in South Albany, WY
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in South Albany:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Wyoming average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South 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
This 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.
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:
Albany County:

4.5%
State:

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 South Albany:

  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, 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)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Albany:

  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Albany, WY
  • 40.1%Wood
  • 33.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Electricity
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Albany, WY
  • 54.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Coal or coke


South Albany compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value above 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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