Cora, Wyoming

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Cora, Wyoming
CDP
Downtown Cora, Wyoming.jpg
Location of Cora, Wyoming
Location of Cora, Wyoming
Coordinates: 42°57′N 109°59′W / 42.950°N 109.983°W / 42.950; -109.983Coordinates: 42°57′N 109°59′W / 42.950°N 109.983°W / 42.950; -109.983
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Sublette
Area
 • Total 5.0 sq mi (13 km2)
 • Land 5.0 sq mi (13 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 7,352 ft (2,241 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 142
 • Density 28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 82925
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-17210[2]
GNIS feature ID 1597349[3]

Cora is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sublette County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 142 at the 2010 census.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 76 people, 38 households, and 25 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 14.1 people per square mile (5.4/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 11.1/sq mi (4.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.68% White, and 1.32% from two or more races.

There were 38 households out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.46.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 11.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 117.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 131.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $33,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,831. There were 8.8% of families and 7.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Public education in the community of Cora is provided by Sublette County School District #1.

Geography[edit]

Cora is located at 42°57′N 109°59′W / 42.950°N 109.983°W / 42.950; -109.983 (42.95, −109.98)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (12.9 km²), all of it land.[5]

Climate[edit]

Due to its high elevation, Cora experiences a subarctic climate (Köppen Dfc) with long, cold, dry winters and short, warm summers.

Climate data for Cora, Wyoming
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 52
(11)
50
(10)
60
(16)
74
(23)
82
(28)
88
(31)
91
(33)
92
(33)
85
(29)
75
(24)
62
(17)
50
(10)
92
(33)
Average high °F (°C) 25.8
(−3.4)
29.3
(−1.5)
37.4
(3)
48.3
(9.1)
59.0
(15)
68.7
(20.4)
75.9
(24.4)
75.3
(24.1)
66.0
(18.9)
54.1
(12.3)
36.1
(2.3)
26.4
(−3.1)
50.19
(10.13)
Daily mean °F (°C) 13.5
(−10.3)
15.9
(−8.9)
24.2
(−4.3)
34.3
(1.3)
43.5
(6.4)
51.8
(11)
57.6
(14.2)
56.4
(13.6)
48.0
(8.9)
38.2
(3.4)
23.3
(−4.8)
14.0
(−10)
35.06
(1.71)
Average low °F (°C) 1.2
(−17.1)
2.4
(−16.4)
10.9
(−11.7)
20.3
(−6.5)
28.0
(−2.2)
34.9
(1.6)
39.3
(4.1)
37.4
(3)
29.9
(−1.2)
22.3
(−5.4)
10.5
(−11.9)
1.5
(−16.9)
19.88
(−6.72)
Record low °F (°C) −36
(−38)
−40
(−40)
−26
(−32)
−5
(−21)
6
(−14)
15
(−9)
23
(−5)
20
(−7)
4
(−16)
−7
(−22)
−31
(−35)
−46
(−43)
−46
(−43)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.80
(20.3)
0.57
(14.5)
0.58
(14.7)
0.74
(18.8)
1.83
(46.5)
1.23
(31.2)
1.18
(30)
1.23
(31.2)
1.48
(37.6)
0.82
(20.8)
0.71
(18)
0.53
(13.5)
11.7
(297.1)
Source #1: NOAA (normals, 1971–2000)[6]
Source #2: The Weather Channel (Records)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "2010 Wyoming Place Names". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Climatography of the United States NO.81". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 13, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Monthly Averages for Cora, WY". The Weather Channel. Retrieved January 13, 2011.