Guernsey, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,147. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,118 (-2.5% change)
Males: 563 (49.1%), Females: 584 (50.9%)

Platte County

Zip code: 82214

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $30,758 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,700 (year 2000)

Races in Guernsey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (21.6%), English (16.4%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (5.9%), Swedish (4.3%).

Elevation: 4366 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Map of Guernsey, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Guernsey

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guernsey town

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Guernsey:

  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; WHEATLAND, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; TORRINGTON, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CONVERSE COUNTY (about 64 miles; DOUGLAS, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Guernsey:

  • CHEYENNE (about 77 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 85 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; ID: BFF)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 93 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Guernsey:

  • CAMP GUERNSEY (about 3 miles; GUERNSEY, WY; ID: 7V6)
  • PHIFER AIRFIELD (about 20 miles; WHEATLAND, WY; ID: EAN)
  • THOMAS MEMORIAL (about 26 miles; GLENDO, WY; ID: 76V)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guernsey:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 83 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 116 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 127 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 129 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 130 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 156 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)

Schools

Public high school in Guernsey:

  • GUERNSEY-SUNRISE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 172 WEST BURLINGTON; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Guernsey:

  • GUERNSEY-SUNRISE ELEMENTARY (Students: 125; Location: 555 SOUTH WYOMING STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GUERNSEY-SUNRISE JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 48; Location: 172 WEST BURLINGTON; Grades: 07 – 08)