Gillette, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 19,646. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,685 (+15.5% change)
Males: 9,978 (50.8%), Females: 9,668 (49.2%)

Campbell County

Zip codes: 82716, 82717, 82718.

Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $46,521 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,800 (year 2000)

Races in Gillette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (15.4%), English (13.5%), Norwegian (7.1%), United States (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 4550 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Map of Gillette, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gillette

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gillette city

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

2.3% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,852 (+10.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gillette:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (501 S BURMA AVE/PO BOX 3011)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Gillette:

  • CROOK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 77 miles; SUNDANCE, WY)
  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (about 82 miles; BUFFALO, WY)
  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (about 83 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gillette:

  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 4 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)
  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 107 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; ID: SHR)
  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 116 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Gillette:

  • UPTON MUNI (about 62 miles; UPTON, WY; ID: 83V)
  • BELLE CREEK (about 65 miles; BELLE CREEK, MT; ID: 3V7)
  • BROADUS (about 79 miles; BROADUS, MT; ID: BDX)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Gillette:

  • COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 1211 DOUGLAS HWY STE E2; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gillette:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 110 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 160 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 178 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 201 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 230 miles; BILLINGS, MT; FT enrollment: 3,105)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 263 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)

Schools

Public high schools in Gillette:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,456; Location: 1000 CAMEL DRIVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 601 ROHAN; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Gillette:

  • GILLETTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: BOX 3815; Grades: 2 – 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN (Students: 41; Location: 510 WALL ST CT; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Gillette:

  • TWIN SPRUCE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 867; Location: 7TH & GILLETTE AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SAGE VALLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 763; Location: 1000 WEST LAKEWAY ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SUNFLOWER ELEMENTARY (Students: 433; Location: 2500 S DOGWOOD AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PRONGHORN ELEMENTARY (Students: 426; Location: 3005 OAKCREST DR.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PAINTBRUSH ELEMENTARY (Students: 396; Location: 1001 W LAKEWAY ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WAGONWHEEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 355; Location: 800 HEMLOCK; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CONESTOGA ELEMENTARY (Students: 313; Location: 4901 SLEEPY HOLLOW BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 297; Location: 800 BUTLER-SPAETH ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 281; Location: 410 LAKESIDE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MEADOWLARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 275; Location: 816 EAST 7TH; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Gillette:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,753,391; Location: 2101 4-J ROAD; 208,765 books; 10,846 audio materials; 3,812 video materials; 310 serial subscriptions)