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ZIP Code 82242

Primary City:Van Tassell, WY (View All Cities)
County: Niobrara County
Timezone: Mountain (3:34pm)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.6, -104.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 82242. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 82242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 82242, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Van Tassell, WY

Stats and Demographics for the 82242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82242 is located in east Wyoming and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 82242 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82242 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24
Median Home Value $264,600
Land Area 69.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18
Median Household Income $76,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 18 46%
 Female 21 54%


 White 39 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 12 67%
 Single Guardian 2 11%
 Singles 2 11%
 Singles With Roommate 2 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15 83%
 Households with Kids 3 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82242 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 82242 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1940s. Looking at 82242 real estate data, the median home value of $264,600 is high compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 10 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 0 0%
 Households Vacant 6 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 33%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $76,563 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 82242 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 82242 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 94%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 2 6%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 94%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 2 6%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22 65%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 12 35%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 82242 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 15 88%
 Associate's degree 2 12%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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