Clearmont, Wyoming

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Clearmont, Wyoming
Town
Clearmont, Wyoming 2007
Clearmont, Wyoming 2007
Location of Clearmont, Wyoming
Location of Clearmont, Wyoming
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
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Sheridan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,917 ft (1,194 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 142
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 142
 • Density 887.5/sq mi (342.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 82835
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-15325[4]
GNIS feature ID 1586766[5]

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

Geography and climate[edit]

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).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

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)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.44
(11.2)
0.36
(9.1)
0.90
(22.9)
1.38
(35.1)
2.20
(55.9)
2.04
(51.8)
1.60
(40.6)
0.77
(19.6)
1.28
(32.5)
1.15
(29.2)
0.51
(13)
0.35
(8.9)
12.97
(329.4)
Snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(16.5)
5.2
(13.2)
7.1
(18)
4.6
(11.7)
0.4
(1)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.8
(2)
1.8
(4.6)
4.1
(10.4)
5.4
(13.7)
35.9
(91.2)
Source: NOAA[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 142 people, 57 households, and 41 families residing in the town. The population density was 887.5 inhabitants per square mile (342.7 /km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 412.5 per square mile (159.3 /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 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 115 people, 50 households, and 29 families residing in the town. The population density was 763.1 people per square mile (296.0/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 431.3 per square mile (167.3/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.

Media[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

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 in fiction[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013.