Powell, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,373. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,288 (-1.6% change)
Males: 2,475 (46.1%), Females: 2,898 (53.9%)

Park County

Zip code: 82435

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $27,364 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,000 (year 2000)

Races in Powell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Hispanic (6.8%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: German (25.9%), English (16.9%), Irish (13.0%), Norwegian (6.2%), United States (5.5%), Scottish (4.1%).

Elevation: 4390 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Map of Powell, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Powell

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powell city

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +201 (+3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Powell:

  • POWELL HOSPITAL (777 AVE H)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Powell:

  • NORTH BIG HORN HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; LOVELL, WY)
  • WEST PARK HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 34 miles; CODY, WY)
  • BEARTOOTH HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 52 miles; RED LODGE, MT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Powell:

  • YELLOWSTONE REGIONAL (about 25 miles; CODY, WY; ID: COD)
  • BILLINGS LOGAN INTL (about 74 miles; BILLINGS, MT; ID: BIL)
  • WORLAND MUNI (about 79 miles; WORLAND, WY; ID: WRL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Powell:

  • POWELL MUNI (about 8 miles; POWELL, WY; ID: POY)
  • NORTH BIG HORN COUNTY (about 25 miles; COWLEY/LOVELL/BYRON, WY; ID: U68)
  • BRIDGER MUNI (about 38 miles; BRIDGER, MT; ID: 6S1)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Powell:

  • NORTHWEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,112; Location: 231 W 6TH ST; Public; Website: www.nwc.cc.wy.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powell:

  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 70 miles; BILLINGS, MT; Full-time enrollment: 3,105)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 160 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 213 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 214 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 286 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 293 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 305 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)

Schools

Public high schools in Powell:

  • POWELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 490; Location: 245 NORTH EVARTS STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHOSHONE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 10; Location: 140 NORTH FERRIS; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Powell:

  • POWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 368 EAST 3RD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 218; Location: 956 AVENUE K; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 217; Location: 125 SOUTH DOUGLAS; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 202; Location: 532 EAST MADISON; Grades: KG – 05)