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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,776
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+5,265
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married58.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,709
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,638

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,143
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.9%
Median Gross Rent$782
Median House Value$207,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.7%
Irish11.9%
English10.1%
Swedish4.1%
French Except Basque3.9%
Norwegian3.3%
Danishn3.2%
Scottish3%
Dutch2.9%
Italian2.3%
African1.4%
Polish1.1%
Belgian0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Icelander0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Austrian0.1%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Cody Almanac

CategoryValue
County Park County
Standard Zip Codes82414
Phone Area Codes307
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude44.51
Approximate Longitude-109.05

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)

StationCODY
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp55 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip10.8 inches
StationBUFFALO BILL DAM
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 52 F
Jul Temp55 to 74 F
Oct Temp39 to 58 F
Annual Precip10.9 inches
StationCODY 12 SE
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 36 F
Apr Temp30 to 55 F
Jul Temp53 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 59 F
Annual Precip10 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Powell6,396$64,671

Cody Public Libraries

Park County Library System
1500 HEART MOUNTAIN STREET
Cody, Wyoming
(307) 527-1880

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Cody Hospitals

West Park Hospital District
(Government - District/authority)
707 Sheridan Avenue
(307) 578-2488

Cody Public Schools

Cody High School
1225 10th St
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-4251
High
Total Enrollment 648
Cody Middle School
2901 Cougar Ave.
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-4273
Middle
Total Enrollment 469
Eastside Elementary
801 17th St
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-4275
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Glenn Livingston Elementary
2001 12th St
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-4271
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Sunset Elementary
3101 East Sheridan Ave.
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-4279
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Valley Elementary
S. Fork Highway
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-2287
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Wapiti Elementary
3167 N. Fork Highway
ZIP: 82414
(307) 587-3947
Primary
Total Enrollment 20

Cody Private Schools

Park Christian Schools
801 Gerrans Ave
ZIP: 82414
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
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