Veteran, Wyoming

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Veteran, Wyoming
Mckinley's Market & Post officeVeteran, Wyoming
Mckinley's Market & Post office
Veteran, Wyoming
Location in Goshen County and the state of Wyoming
Location in Goshen County and the state of Wyoming
Veteran, Wyoming is located in the US
Veteran, Wyoming
Veteran, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°57′42″N 104°22′53″W / 41.96167°N 104.38139°W / 41.96167; -104.38139Coordinates: 41°57′42″N 104°22′53″W / 41.96167°N 104.38139°W / 41.96167; -104.38139
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Goshen
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,239 ft (1,292 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 23
 • Density 18/sq mi (6.6/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 82243
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-80285[2]
GNIS feature ID 1595926[3]

Veteran is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Goshen County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 23 at the 2010 census.


Veteran originally was built up chiefly by World War I veterans, hence the name.[4]


Veteran is located at 41°57′42″N 104°22′53″W / 41.96167°N 104.38139°W / 41.96167; -104.38139 (41.9617, -104.381436).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.5 km²). None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 28 people, 11 households, and 8 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.9 people per square mile (8.1/km²). There were 16 housing units at an average density of 12.0/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White. 0.00% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.8% were married couples living together, and 18.2% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 17.9% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 39.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.


Public education in the community of Veteran is provided by Goshen County School District #1.



  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 136. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.