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ZIP Code 82609

Primary City:Casper, WY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Casper
County: Natrona County
Timezone: Mountain (12:46pm)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.84, -106.25
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 82609. 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 82609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 82609, 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:
Casper, WY
Acceptable:
Allendale, Bar Nunn

Stats and Demographics for the 82609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82609 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 82609 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82609 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,730
Population Density 269 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,072
Median Home Value $202,800
Land Area 58.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,608
Median Household Income $60,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male62550549354857855247849246050757759647525020815517095
Female502481461546561567442469473523594618468305273234257192
Total1,1279869541,0941,1391,1199209619331,0301,1711,214943555481389427287

Gender

 Male 7,764 49%
 Female 7,966 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,586 92.7%
 Black Or African American 160 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.8%
 Asian 149 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 365 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 335 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner894797069471,049550467127
Renter406554339313239109122112
Total4951,0331,0451,2601,288659589239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,255 49%
 Single Guardian 1,045 16%
 Singles 1,893 29%
 Singles With Roommate 415 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,533 69%
 Households with Kids 2,075 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13313411412099110961019910190759912810910411412299126
Female938910710710410011379851098892799395117108115111134
Total226223221227203210209180184210178167178221204221222237210260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82609 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 82609 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 82609 real estate data, the median home value of $202,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 82609. Rentals in 82609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 82609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,643 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 72 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,928 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,486 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,194 31%
 Households Vacant 464 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 59.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2.2%
 For Sale Only 56 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 13.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 3%
 1 Bedroom 452 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,118 48%
 3+ Bedroom 701 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $60,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 82609 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 82609 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,438 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,567 27%
 No Earnings 3,136 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,438 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,567 27%
 No Earnings 3,136 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,294 95.6%
 Public transportation 12 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 1.3%
 Worked at Home 254 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 381 6.9%
 High School Graduate 2,977 54.1%
 Associate's degree 543 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,301 23.6%
 Master's degree 166 3.0%
 Professional school degree 105 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,677 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 219 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 243 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 82609

ZIP Code 82609 is in the Natrona County School District #1. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 82609.

Centennial Junior High School
1421 Waterford
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Natrona County School District #1
Wyoming Behavioral Institute
2521 East 15th St
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wyoming Behavioral Institute Administration Office School District
Manor Heights Elementary
3201 East 15th St
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Pineview Elementary
639 Payne Ave
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
University Park Elementary
600 North Huber Dr
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Woods Learning Center
500 South Walsh Dr
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Verda James Elementary
701 Carriage Ln
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Summit Elementary School
2210 Waterford St
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Kelly Walsh High School
3500 East 12th St
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Natrona County School District #1
Wyoming Behavioral Institute
2521 E 15th St
Casper, WY 82609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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