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Overview

Introduction to Cody, Wisconsin

Cody, Wyoming, in Park county, is 91 miles S of Billings, Montana and 391 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city’s population is 8,835.

Cody History

Cody was established in 1896. The community was named in honor of its founder, William Frederick Cody, who was also known as Buffalo Bill. The Cody Country Chamber of Commerce is the oldest chamber of commerce in the state of Wyoming. Park County was established in 1909.

Cody and nearby Attractions

  • Buffalo Bill Historical Center
  • Buffalo Bill State Park
  • Meeteetse Bank Museum
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Tecumseh's Old West Miniature Village & Museum
  • Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Things To Do In Cody

The Shoshone National Forest, the Draper Museum of Natural History and the Leeping Giant Ski Resort are all accessible from Cody. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Olive Glenn Golf & Country Club. The community host the Wild West Days every May, the Wild West Balloon Fest every August and the Ice Waterfall Festival every February.

Cody Transportation

Billings Logan International is the nearest major international airport.

Cody Higher Education

Neaby colleges and universities include the University of Wyoming, Idaho State University and Ricks College.

People

Total Population 9,741
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,492
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,981
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $199,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cody Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles S of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 391 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Park
Standard Zip Codes 82414
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.526
Longitude -109.055

Cody Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CODY
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 10.8 inches
Station BUFFALO BILL DAM
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 52 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 10.9 inches
Station CODY 12 SE
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 53 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 59 F
Annual Precip 10 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Powell 6,408 $66,173

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cody Public Libraries

Library
Park County Library System
1057 SHERIDAN AVE
Cody, Wyoming
(307) 527-8820
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Cody High Schools

CODY HIGH SCHOOL
1225 TENTH STREET
307-587-4251
Serves 776 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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