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Overview

Introduction to Worland, Wyoming

Worland, Wyoming, in Washakie county, is 125 miles S of Billings, Montana and 333 miles NW of Denver, Colorado.

Worland History

Worland was first settled in 1900, and the city was incorporated in 1906. It was originally located on the western side of the Big Horn River. Its founders later moved the city to the eastern side of the river because railroad tracks were laid in this area. It was named after settler C. Worland.

Worland and nearby Attractions

  • Washakie Museum
  • Evans Shopping Center
  • Hot Springs State Park
  • Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Dig Sites
  • Boysen State Park
  • Ten Sleep Pioneer Museum

Things To Do In Worland

The Washakie Museum provides insight into the history of the area. Sanders Park provides several recreational opportunities. The Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Dig Site, the Hot Springs County Historical Museum and the Ten Sleep Pioneer Museum are all accessible from Worland as well. The city hosts the Bluegrass Festival every August.

Worland Transportation

Flights are available from Riverton Regional Airport.

Worland Higher Education

Some of the closest colleges and universities are Montana State University-Billings, the University of Wyoming and Casper College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,383
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+2,290
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,779
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,650
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,132

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,049
% Above Poverty Level80.7%
% Below Poverty Level19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$590
Median House Value$120,900

Ancestry

German25.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.4%
English12.7%
Irish9.9%
Dutch3.1%
Scottish2.7%
Norwegian2.2%
Danishn2.2%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.9%
Swedish1.7%
Polish1.4%
Romanian1.3%
Canadian1%
Welsh1%
Austrian0.8%
African0.6%
Russian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Czech0.4%
Slovak0.2%
Greek0.2%
Basque0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Worland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washakie County, Hot Springs County
Standard Zip Codes82401
P.O. Box Zip Codes82430
Phone Area Codes307
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude44
Approximate Longitude-107.95

Worland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWORLAND
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp2 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 60 F
Jul Temp55 to 90 F
Oct Temp31 to 62 F
Annual Precip8 inches
StationWORLAND MUNICIPAL AP
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp4 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 63 F
Jul Temp57 to 91 F
Oct Temp33 to 63 F
Annual Precip7.9 inches
StationBLACK MOUNTAIN
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Manderson125$35,625

Worland Public Libraries

Washakie County Library
1019 COBURN AVE
Worland, Wyoming
(307) 347-2231

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Worland Hospitals

Washakie Medical Center
(Non-profit)
400 South 15th Street
(307) 347-3221

Worland Public Schools

East Side Elementary
203 North 15th St
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-4662
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
South Side Elementary
1229 Howell Ave
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-3306
Primary
Total Enrollment 202
West Side Elementary
810 South 6th St
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-4298
Primary
Total Enrollment 203
Worland High School
801 South 17th St
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-2412
High
Total Enrollment 384
Worland Middle School
2150 Howell Ave
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-3233
Middle
Total Enrollment 331
Wyoming Boys School
1550 Highway 20 South
ZIP: 82401
(307) 347-5366
High

Worland Private Schools

Colter High School
1550 Us Highway 20 S
ZIP: 82401
Secondary
Total Enrollment 59
Worland Adventist Christian School
660 S 17th St
ZIP: 82401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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