Sundance, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,161. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,184 (+2.0% change)
Males: 566 (48.8%), Females: 595 (51.2%)

Crook County

Zip code: 82729

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $41,029 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,400 (year 2000)

Races in Sundance:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (38.1%), English (22.0%), Irish (15.0%), United States (6.8%), French (5.9%), Norwegian (4.9%).

Elevation: 4765 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Map of Sundance, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sundance

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sundance town

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sundance:

  • CROOK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (713 OAK ST, PO BOX 517)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sundance:

  • LOOKOUT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • SPEARFISH SURGERY CENTER (about 35 miles; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • NORTHERN HILLS GENERAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 47 miles; DEADWOOD, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sundance:

  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 81 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 90 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RCA)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 95 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RAP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Sundance:

  • UPTON MUNI (about 29 miles; UPTON, WY; ID: 83V)
  • MONDELL FIELD (about 37 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY; ID: ECS)
  • BLACK HILLS-CLYDE ICE FIELD (about 43 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; ID: SPF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sundance:

  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 84 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 145 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 169 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 210 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 277 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 279 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)

Schools

Public high schools in Sundance:

  • SUNDANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 8TH & CLEVELAND; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEAR LODGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 405 EAST MAIN; Grades: 08 – 12)

Private high school in Sundance:

  • TEEN CHALLENGE CHRISTIAN (Students: 18; Location: 303 VISTA WEST PO BOX 1160; Grades: 7 – 12; Girls only)

Public primary/middle schools in Sundance:

  • SUNDANCE ELEMENTARY (Students: 167; Location: 700 PARK STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SUNDANCE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 8TH AND CLEVELAND; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sundance:

  • CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $236,467; Location: 414 MAIN STREET; 73,571 books; 987 audio materials; 1,724 video materials; 259 serial subscriptions)