Story, WY 82842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 82842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Story, WY 82842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sheridan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.578, Longitude -106.899
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • PO Box Addresses: 442
  • Residential Addresses: 9
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 9

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Story, WY 82842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 523
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 259
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 523
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 146
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $48,362
Average Household Income $65,083
Per Capita Income $31,982


Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $364,474
Average Home Value $466,625


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.11%
Households -0.21% -0.08%
Families -0.56% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Story, WY 82842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 82842 to the other 170 ZIP Codes in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 49th
Population Density # 19 89th
Diversity Index # 154 9th
Median Household Income # 145 15th
Per Capita Income # 79 54th

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