Story, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 887
Males: 463 (52.2%), Females: 424 (47.8%)

Sheridan County

Zip code: 82842

Median resident age: 48.4 years
Median household income: $33,125 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,700 (year 2000)

Races in Story:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), English (13.0%), Irish (8.2%), Scottish (7.3%), French (6.8%), United States (5.4%).

Elevation: 5079 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles

Map of Story, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Story

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Story CDP

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Story:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 16 miles; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (about 25 miles; BUFFALO, WY)
  • SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY HOSPITAL-CAH (about 78 miles; GREYBULL, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Story:

  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 14 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; ID: SHR)
  • WORLAND MUNI (about 84 miles; WORLAND, WY; ID: WRL)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 97 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Story:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY (about 20 miles; BUFFALO, WY; ID: BYG)
  • SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY (about 81 miles; GREYBULL, WY; ID: GEY)
  • ST LABRE MISSION (about 84 miles; ASHLAND, MT; ID: 3U4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Story:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 123 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 136 miles; BILLINGS, MT; FT enrollment: 3,105)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 211 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 212 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 258 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 286 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 297 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)

Public primary/middle school in Story:

  • STORY ELEMENTARY (Students: 18; Location: 103 FISH HATCHERY ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)