Worland, Wyoming

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Worland, Wyoming
City
Official seal of Worland, Wyoming
Seal
Location in Washakie County and the state of Wyoming
Location in Washakie County and the state of Wyoming
Coordinates: 44°0′55.39″N 107°57′23.87″W / 44.0153861°N 107.9566306°W / 44.0153861; -107.9566306Coordinates: 44°0′55.39″N 107°57′23.87″W / 44.0153861°N 107.9566306°W / 44.0153861; -107.9566306
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyWashakie
Settled1900
Incorporated1906
Government
 • MayorKreg Lombard
Area[1]
 • Total4.64 sq mi (12.02 km2)
 • Land4.56 sq mi (11.81 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)  1.72%
Elevation4,065 ft (1,239.01 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total5,487
 • Estimate (2012[3])5,454
 • Density1,203.3/sq mi (464.6/km2)
Time zoneMountain (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)Mountain (UTC-6)
ZIP code82401
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-84925[4]
GNIS feature ID1596624[5]
Websitewww.cityofworland.org
 
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Worland, Wyoming
City
Official seal of Worland, Wyoming
Seal
Location in Washakie County and the state of Wyoming
Location in Washakie County and the state of Wyoming
Coordinates: 44°0′55.39″N 107°57′23.87″W / 44.0153861°N 107.9566306°W / 44.0153861; -107.9566306Coordinates: 44°0′55.39″N 107°57′23.87″W / 44.0153861°N 107.9566306°W / 44.0153861; -107.9566306
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyWashakie
Settled1900
Incorporated1906
Government
 • MayorKreg Lombard
Area[1]
 • Total4.64 sq mi (12.02 km2)
 • Land4.56 sq mi (11.81 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)  1.72%
Elevation4,065 ft (1,239.01 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total5,487
 • Estimate (2012[3])5,454
 • Density1,203.3/sq mi (464.6/km2)
Time zoneMountain (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)Mountain (UTC-6)
ZIP code82401
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-84925[4]
GNIS feature ID1596624[5]
Websitewww.cityofworland.org

Worland is a city in Washakie County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 5,487 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Washakie County.[6] The City of Worland is served by the Worland Municipal Airport.

Geography and climate[edit]

Worland is located at 44°00′55″N 107°57′24″W / 44.015387°N 107.956632°W / 44.015387; -107.956632 (44.015387, −107.956632).[7] It is located on the Big Horn River, in the Big Horn Basin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.64 square miles (12.02 km2), of which, 4.56 square miles (11.81 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Worland experiences an arid climate (Köppen BWk) with long, cold, dry winters and hot, wetter summers.

Climate data for Worland, Wyoming (1981–2010 normals)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)62
(17)
70
(21)
81
(27)
88
(31)
98
(37)
107
(42)
106
(41)
106
(41)
100
(38)
91
(33)
77
(25)
67
(19)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C)30.6
(−0.8)
37.4
(3)
50.5
(10.3)
60.1
(15.6)
69.9
(21.1)
80.3
(26.8)
89.0
(31.7)
87.4
(30.8)
74.5
(23.6)
60.3
(15.7)
44.2
(6.8)
30.6
(−0.8)
59.57
(15.32)
Average low °F (°C)3.6
(−15.8)
10.2
(−12.1)
22.4
(−5.3)
31.2
(−0.4)
40.9
(4.9)
49.1
(9.5)
55.0
(12.8)
52.8
(11.6)
42.7
(5.9)
30.7
(−0.7)
17.1
(−8.3)
4.5
(−15.3)
30.02
(−1.1)
Record low °F (°C)−38
(−39)
−37
(−38)
−28
(−33)
4
(−16)
20
(−7)
32
(0)
37
(3)
34
(1)
15
(−9)
−3
(−19)
−26
(−32)
−50
(−46)
−50
(−46)
Precipitation inches (mm)0.23
(5.8)
0.19
(4.8)
0.45
(11.4)
0.86
(21.8)
1.42
(36.1)
1.15
(29.2)
0.71
(18)
0.43
(10.9)
0.85
(21.6)
0.69
(17.5)
0.35
(8.9)
0.23
(5.8)
7.56
(191.8)
Snowfall inches (cm)4.9
(12.4)
3.1
(7.9)
4.3
(10.9)
2.1
(5.3)
.4
(1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.2
(3)
2.2
(5.6)
4.3
(10.9)
6.0
(15.2)
28.4
(72.1)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in)3.73.44.86.28.67.75.74.85.65.14.43.964.0
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.1 in)4.03.03.11.3.4000.51.23.14.521.4
Source: NOAA (extremes 1960–present)[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1910265
19201,225362.3%
19301,46119.3%
19402,71085.5%
19504,20255.1%
19605,80638.2%
19705,055−12.9%
19806,39126.4%
19905,742−10.2%
20005,250−8.6%
20105,4874.5%
[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 5,487 people, 2,310 households, and 1,479 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,203.3 inhabitants per square mile (464.6 /km2). There were 2,473 housing units at an average density of 542.3 per square mile (209.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.9% White, 0.3% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 5.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.6% of the population.

There were 2,310 households of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,250 people, 2,130 households, and 1,439 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,274.1 people per square mile (492.0/km2). There were 2,334 housing units at an average density of 566.4 per square mile (218.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.47% White, 0.06% African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.84% Asian, 6.72% from other races, and 2.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.49% of the population.

There were 2,130 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,447, and the median income for a family was $42,453. Males had a median income of $31,411 versus $20,777 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,208. About 9.7% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

The United States Postal Service operates the Worland Post Office.[10]

The Wyoming Department of Family Services Juvenile Services Division operates the Wyoming Boys' School, located in Mc Nutt,[11] unincorporated Washakie County, near Worland.[12] The facility was operated by the Wyoming Board of Charities and Reform until that agency was dissolved as a result of a state constitutional amendment passed in November 1990.[13]

Education[edit]

Public education in the city of Worland is provided by Washakie County School District #1. The district operates five campuses – East Side Elementary, South Side Elementary, West Side Elementary, Worland Middle School, and Worland High School.[14]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  9. ^ "Historical Decennial Census Population for Wyoming Counties, Cities, and Towns". Wyoming Department of State / U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  10. ^ "Post Office Location - WORLAND." United States Postal Service. Retrieved on December 12, 2010.
  11. ^ "Mc Nutt CDP, Wyoming." United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 12, 2010.
  12. ^ "Wyoming Boys’ School." Wyoming Department of Family Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010. "Wyoming Boys’ School 1550 Highway 20 South Worland, WY 82401"
  13. ^ "About the Department of Corrections." Wyoming Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  14. ^ http://www.worlandhs.com/