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People

Total Population 3,639
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 26.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,593
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,114
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $156,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 14%

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

Wheatland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles N of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Platte
Standard Zip Codes 82201
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.054
Longitude -104.952

Wheatland 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 WHEATLAND 4 N
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 41 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 89 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Station CHUGWATER
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches
Station OLD FORT LARAMIE
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 40 F
Apr Temp 29 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 90 F
Oct Temp 27 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wheatland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bordeaux (82201)

Uva (82201)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chugwater 269 $49,844
Fort Laramie 210 $56,250
Guernsey 1,124 $56,786

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

Wheatland Public Libraries

Library
Platte County Library System
904 9TH ST
Wheatland, Wyoming
(307) 322-2689
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Wheatland Hospitals

PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
201 14TH STREET
(307) 322-3636
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wheatland High Schools

WHEATLAND HIGH SCHOOL
1207 13TH STREET
307-322-2075
Serves 336 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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