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Population (year 2000): 53,011. Estimated population in July 2005: 55,731 (+5.1% change)
Males: 25,870 (48.8%), Females: 27,141 (51.2%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $38,856 (year 2000)
Median house value: $102,400 (year 2000)

Races in Cheyenne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Hispanic (12.5%)
  • Other race (4.4%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (14.4%), English (13.6%), United States (6.0%), French (3.7%), Italian (3.4%).

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Elevation: 6067 feet

Land area: 21.1 square miles

Cheyenne,

For population 25 years and over in Cheyenne

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheyenne city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

3.3% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,814 (+5.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (98.8 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (726.2 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Farm-College, WY (2.7 miles Fox WY (3.0 miles Ranchettes, Greeley, WY (3.4 miles South AFB, WY (4.3 miles Warren CO Nunn, (30.6 miles WY (30.7 miles Burns, CO Wellington, (33.7 miles CO Pierce, (35.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 189 buildings, average cost: $100,900

Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 104.80 W

Area code: 307


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Public administration (14.1%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,374 (+6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 20,088 (77.4%)


 

Crime in Cheyenne by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 1.9 3.8 0.0 3.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 16 20 14 15 23 20
    per 100,000 30.2 37.7 26.4 28.3 43.4 37.7
Robberies 19 21 15 26 24 16
    per 100,000 35.8 39.6 28.3 49.0 45.3 30.2
Assaults 54 60 52 65 63 68
    per 100,000 101.9 113.2 98.1 122.6 118.8 128.3
Burglaries 201 182 268 219 258 324
    per 100,000 379.2 343.3 505.6 413.1 486.7 611.2
Thefts 1,953 1,824 1,903 2,061 2,095 2,092
    per 100,000 3684.1 3440.8 3589.8 3887.9 3952.0 3946.4
Auto thefts 58 73 73 88 112 88
    per 100,000 109.4 137.7 137.7 166.0 211.3 166.0
227.7 226.1 228.7 252.0 263.8 263.7


Average climate in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cheyenne,

Cheyenne-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Cheyenne city center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1960, a category 3 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Dan Stock - College basketball player (Portland State Vikings).


Main business address for: GREAT LAKES AVIATION LTD (AIR TRANSPORTATION, SCHEDULED).


Hospital/medical center in Cheyenne:
  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER (21 EAST 23RD STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cheyenne:
  • POUDRE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • NORTH COLORADO MEDICAL CENTER (about 51 miles; GREELEY, CO)
  • MCKEE MEDICAL CENTER (about 53 miles; LOVELAND, CO)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheyenne:
  • CHEYENNE (about 1 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 50 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 61 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cheyenne:
  • FORT COLLINS DOWNTOWN (about 42 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO; ID: 3V5)
  • PINE BLUFFS MUNI (about 48 miles; PINE BLUFFS, WY; ID: 82V)
  • GREELEY-WELD COUNTY (about 51 miles; GREELEY, CO; ID: GXY)

Amtrak station:
CHEYENNE (120 N. GREELEY HWY.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15 $47,080 $37,664 0 $0
Other Government Administration 28 $90,346 $38,719 10 $10,716
Judicial and Legal 13 $43,149 $39,829 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 63 $148,225 $28,233 1 $1,216
Other and Unallocable 61 $162,933 $32,052 2 $2,155
Transit 19 $38,976 $24,616 15 $15,725
Natural Resources 10 $28,783 $34,539 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 19 $41,272 $26,066 18 $13,128
Parks and Recreation 53 $138,212 $31,293 122 $27,656
Welfare 16 $45,603 $34,202 5 $4,555
Streets and Highways 65 $193,757 $35,770 2 $38
Fire - Other 3 $8,856 $35,424 0 $0
Firefighters 85 $355,141 $50,137 0 $0
Police - Other 27 $73,836 $32,816 12 $3,567
Police Protection - Officers 91 $346,668 $45,714 0 $0
Totals for Government 568 $1,762,837 $37,243 187 $78,756


Colleges/Universities in Cheyenne:
  • LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,994; Location: 1400 E COLLEGE DR; Public)
  • WRIGHT BEAUTY ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 33; Location: 207 W 18 ST; Private, for-profit; Website: RobStevn@aol.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheyenne:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 52 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 80 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 83 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
Public high schools in Cheyenne:
  • EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,576; Location: 2800 EAST PERSHING BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,214; Location: 5500 EDUCATION DRIVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • TRIUMPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 2201 MORRIE AVENUE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Cheyenne:
  • LIGHT OF THE WORLD CHRISTIAN (Students: 35; Location: PO BOX 546; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cheyenne:
  • CAREY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,114; Location: 1780 EAST PERSHING BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • MCCORMICK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,086; Location: 6000 EDUCATION DR.; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • JOHNSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 969; Location: 1236 WEST ALLISON ROAD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • AFFLERBACH ELEMENTARY (Students: 521; Location: 400 WEST WALLICK ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DILDINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 500; Location: 4312 VAN BUREN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HOBBS ELEMENTARY (Students: 498; Location: 5710 SYRACUSE ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PIONEER PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 483; Location: 1407 COSGRIFF COURT; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ANDERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 379; Location: 2204 PLAIN VIEW ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JESSUP ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 6113 EVERS BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GOINS ELEMENTARY (Students: 331; Location: 201 SOUTH CRIBBON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Cheyenne:
  • ST MARY S SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 112 E 24TH ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • NOAH WEBSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: PO BOX 5415; Grades: KG - 10)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL-CHEYENNE (Students: 85; Location: 5401 YELLOWSTONE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 1111 E 22ND ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: 810 S COLLEGE DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHEYENNE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 723 STOREY BLVD; Grades: 1 - 7)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 1906 GARRETT AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Cheyenne:
  • LARAMIE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,128,631; Location: 2800 CENTRAL AVE; 254,009 books; 11,684 audio materials; 12,232 video materials; 417 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The Univeristy of Wyoming is only 45 miles from Cheyenne

Creek: Dry Creek (A).


Cheyenne compared to Wyoming state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheyenne:
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRAE (1480 AM; 1 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: MOUNTAIN STATES RADIO, INC.)
  • KFBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheyenne:
  • KLEN (106.3 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKPL (99.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • K209ER (89.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K214BP (90.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQLF (97.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIGN (101.9 FM; BURNS, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K203DT (88.5 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOLZ (100.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K212DD (90.3 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KRRR (104.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: MOUNTAIN STATES RADIO, INC.)
  • K206DB (89.1 FM; FORT COLLINS, ETC., CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CAST ASSOC., INC)
  • K234AH (94.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTRR (102.5 FM; LOVELAND, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KPAW (107.9 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSME (96.1 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKQZ (94.3 FM; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KUNC-FM (91.5 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)

TV broadcast stations around Cheyenne:
  • K49AY (Channel 49; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: ECHONET CORPORATION)
  • KLWY (Channel 27; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKTU (Channel 33; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • K43EM (Channel 43; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KGWN-TV (Channel 5; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • KKRR-LP (Channel 45; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: ROBERT R. RULE)
  • KFCT (Channel 22; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAH-CA (Channel 39; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: ROBERT R. RULE)

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