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Demographics

People

Total Population3,633
Male Share of the Population54.6%
Female Share of the Population45.4%
Senior Citizens22.8%
Employed Population 16+1,618
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,284
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,270

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,319
% Above Poverty Level90.4%
% Below Poverty Level9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$617
Median House Value$167,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.5%
Irish9.1%
English6.6%
Dutch6.1%
Swedish2.9%
Polish2.8%
Czech2.3%
Norwegian2.2%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian2%
Scottish1.8%
Finnish1%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Canadian0.3%
German0.3%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Wheatland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Platte County
Standard Zip Codes82201
Phone Area Codes307
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude42.05
Approximate Longitude-104.95

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)

StationWHEATLAND 4 N
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 41 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 89 F
Oct Temp34 to 66 F
Annual Precip13 inches
StationCHUGWATER
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 37 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp52 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 62 F
Annual Precip15.7 inches
StationOLD FORT LARAMIE
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp11 to 40 F
Apr Temp29 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 90 F
Oct Temp27 to 66 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chugwater271$64,375
Fort Laramie214$62,500
Guernsey1,070$56,033

Wheatland Public Libraries

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

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Wheatland Hospitals

Platte County Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
201 14th Street
(307) 322-3636

Wheatland Public Schools

Chugwater Elementary
406 5th St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 422-3501
Primary
Total Enrollment 27
Chugwater High School
406 5th St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 422-3501
High
Total Enrollment 16
Chugwater Junior High School
406 5th St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 422-3501
Middle
Total Enrollment 7
Glendo Elementary
305 Paige St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 735-4471
Primary
Total Enrollment 27
Glendo High School
305 Paige St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 735-4471
High
Total Enrollment 22
Glendo Junior High School
305 Paige St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 735-4471
Middle
Total Enrollment 10
Libbey Elementary
1350 Oak St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 322-3836
Primary
Total Enrollment 213
Notch Peak Elementary
2616 Palmer Canyon Rd
ZIP: 82201
(307) 241-0034
Primary
West Elementary
201 20th St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 322-4180
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
Wheatland High School
1207 13th St
ZIP: 82201
(307) 322-2075
High
Total Enrollment 282
Wheatland Middle School
2600 W. Mariposa Pkwy
ZIP: 82201
(307) 322-1518
Middle
Total Enrollment 206
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