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ZIP Code 82842

Post Office City:Story, WY (View All Cities)
County: Sheridan County
Timezone: Mountain (6:14am)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -107.2
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82842

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 82842. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 82842 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Story, WY

Stats and Demographics for the 82842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82842 is located in northern 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 82842 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82842 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Story, WY population.

Population 843
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 654
Median Home Value $313,300
Land Area 14.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 410
Median Household Income $41,674

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 54

Under 5131124
85 Plus61622


 Male 429 51%
 Female 414 49%


 White 826 98.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.7%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus17219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 223 54%
 Single Guardian 33 8%
 Singles 122 30%
 Singles With Roommate 32 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 344 84%
 Households with Kids 66 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82842 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 82842 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 82842 real estate data, the median home value of $313,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 82842. Rentals in 82842 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 82842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 843 100%
 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 146 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 176 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 88 13%
 Households Vacant 244 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 200 82%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 49 31%
 2 Bedroom 57 36%
 3+ Bedroom 54 34%
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 $41,674 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 82842 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 82842 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 82842 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 82842 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 454 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 17%
 No Earnings 350 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 454 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 168 17%
 No Earnings 350 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 440 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 12%
 Worked at Home 70 12%
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 56 6%
 High School Graduate 419 45%
 Associate's degree 80 9%
 Bachelor's degree 238 25%
 Master's degree 100 11%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 41 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 50%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 50%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 82842

ZIP Code 82842 is in the Sheridan County School District #2. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 82842.

Story Elementary
103 Fish Hatchery Road
Story, WY 82842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sheridan County School District #2

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