Clearmont, Wyoming

Clearmont is a town in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 142 at the 2010 census.

Clearmont, Wyoming
Clearmont, Wyoming 2007
Clearmont, Wyoming 2007
Location of Clearmont in Sheridan County, Wyoming.
Location of Clearmont in Sheridan County, Wyoming.
Clearmont, Wyoming is located in the United States
Clearmont, Wyoming
Clearmont, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°38′21″N 106°22′48″W / 44.63917°N 106.38000°W / 44.63917; -106.38000Coordinates: 44°38′21″N 106°22′48″W / 44.63917°N 106.38000°W / 44.63917; -106.38000
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountySheridan
Area
 • Total0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Land0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,917 ft (1,194 m)
Population
 • Total142
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
157
 • Density940.12/sq mi (362.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP code
82835
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-15325[4]
GNIS feature ID1586766[5]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930214
19402150.5%
195025−88.4%
19601,5426,068.0%
1970141−90.9%
198019135.5%
1990119−37.7%
2000115−3.4%
201014223.5%
2019 (est.)157[3]10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 142 people, 57 households, and 41 families residing in the town. The population density was 103.5 inhabitants per square mile (40.0/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 45.83 per square mile (17.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.1% White, 3.5% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.7% of the population.

There were 57 households, of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the town was 35.8 years. 30.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 34.5% were from 45 to 64; and 5.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 115 people, 50 households, and 29 families residing in the town. The population density was 72.9 inhabitants per square mile (28.1/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 431.3 per square mile (45.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.39% White, 0.87% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.48% of the population.

There were 50 households, out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,833, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,901. There were 19.4% of families and 20.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.7% of under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.

MediaEdit

Television and radio signals in the region originate from Sheridan and Gillette. Although KLQQ 104.9 FM is licensed to Clearmont, its transmitter is 36 miles west. Gillette stations are weak but receivable in Clearmont and Arvada.

EducationEdit

Public education in the town of Clearmont is provided by Sheridan County School District #3. Schools serving the town include Clearmont Elementary School (grades PK-6), Arvada-Clearmont Junior High School (grades 7-8), and Arvada-Clearmont High School District (grades 9-12).

Clearmont has a public library, a branch of the Sheridan County Public Library System.[7]

Clearmont in fictionEdit

Clearmont is the location of the lead character's ranch in the Colonial Radio Theatre old west drama series Powder River.

Also featured in the book, "Spirit of the Owl" by Cynthia Vannoy and in the non-fiction book, "Seasons on a Ranch" by the same author.

Geography and climateEdit

Clearmont is located at 44°38′21″N 106°22′48″W / 44.63917°N 106.38000°W / 44.63917; -106.38000 (44.639172, -106.380134).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all land.[9]

Climate data for Clearmont, Wyoming (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 34.2
(1.2)
37.7
(3.2)
48.3
(9.1)
57.6
(14.2)
66.8
(19.3)
76.2
(24.6)
85.3
(29.6)
84.4
(29.1)
72.7
(22.6)
59.5
(15.3)
45.2
(7.3)
33.9
(1.1)
58.5
(14.7)
Average low °F (°C) 6.7
(−14.1)
10.9
(−11.7)
20.9
(−6.2)
28.9
(−1.7)
37.9
(3.3)
47.0
(8.3)
52.9
(11.6)
50.5
(10.3)
39.7
(4.3)
29.0
(−1.7)
17.0
(−8.3)
6.3
(−14.3)
29.0
(−1.7)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.44
(11)
0.36
(9.1)
0.90
(23)
1.38
(35)
2.20
(56)
2.04
(52)
1.60
(41)
0.77
(20)
1.28
(33)
1.15
(29)
0.51
(13)
0.35
(8.9)
12.97
(329)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(17)
5.2
(13)
7.1
(18)
4.6
(12)
0.4
(1.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.8
(2.0)
1.8
(4.6)
4.1
(10)
5.4
(14)
35.9
(91)
Source: NOAA[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Wyoming Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Retrieved 14 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2012-12-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)