Community and People: Cody Census & Profile
Distance to Surrounding Towns & Cities (miles approx.)
Ralston 17
Powell 24
Meeteeste 31
Red Lodge, MT 50
Yellowstone National Park 50
Thermopolis 84
Worland 91
Billings, MT 110
Cheyenne 393
• WYDOT Distances between Wyoming Cities
• Wyoming County Map


Distance to Major Cities (miles)
Salt Lake City, UT 445 Denver, CO 492
Billings, MT 106 Casper, WY 214
Seattle, WA 866    

Park County Statistics
Year Cody
Park County
Females Minorities Over 65 Persons per
Persons per
Square Mile
2000 8,835 25,786 51.3% 6.5% 14.5% 2.42 3.7
1996 8,721 25,373          
1990 7,897 23,178          
1985 7,610 22,515          
1980 6,790 21,639          
1970 5,161 17,752          
1960 4,838 16,874          
1950 3,872 15,182          
1940 2,536 10,976          
1930 1,800 8,207          
1920 1,242 7,298          
1910 1,132 4,909          
More Wyoming Census Info: Visit the Census Bureau Site


Climate & Elevation
Temperature: Annual Average: 46.0 degrees F
Annual Average Rainfall: 9.4
Humidity: Annual Average: 50%
Growing Season: 120 days
Monthly Average: January: 24 degrees F, July: 72 degrees F
Snowfall: 35.20"
Sunshine Days: 300
Elevation: 5,095 feet
Park County Land Area 6,942 square miles
Wyoming State Land Area 97,100 square miles

Type: Mayor, Council (6)
Fire Department: Volunteer (61 rural & local)
911: Yes
Wyoming 211 or Dial 211 in WY
Planning Commission: Yes
Fire Insurance Rating: #5
Park County Sheriff's Deputies: 9 Cody based
Police Department: Full-time (18)
Search & Rescue: Volunteer (28)
Building Codes: U.B.C.
Zoning Regulations: Yes
Business License Required: No (Transient - Yes)

LOCAL: County Sales Tax 5%
  1996 Assessed Valuation of City $46,824,955.00
  1996 County: $337,903,563.00
  Residential Property Tax: Assessed at 9.5% of Market Value X Mill Levy*
  Industrial Property Tax Assessed at 11.5% of Market Value X Mill Levy*
  Total City Mill Levy: 90,465
  Average County Mill Levy Est. 86.65
  Park County Lodging Tax: 4%
STATE: NO State or local personal income tax. NO State or local corporate income tax
NO State or local inventory tax
* Formula: Assessed Value of Home x Tax Percent x Mill Levy = Amount You Pay Annually.

Number Enrollment Teacher/Student Ratio
Elementary 5 1,157 Approx. 16 to 1 across the district
Junior High 1 657
High School 1 823

Higher Education
Northwest College Powell (20 miles east of Cody)
Wyoming Student Loan Corporation  
Cody Academy of Nails 307-527-9385
Universal School of Cosmetology Powell / 307-754-7285
University of Wyoming Extension Classes 307-754-2223
RN & LPN Program
West Park Hopital, Cody
RN & LPN Program
Northwest College
School of Radiology Technology
West Park Hospital, Cody
Emergency Medical Technician Program
West Park Hospital, Cody

Community Services
Libraries: (1) park County Library
Research Library: (1) Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Private Schools (k-12): 3
Private Day Care Centers: 35
Preschool: 4
Churches: 35, representing Most Denominations
Shopping Centers: 3
Hotels/Motels: 45; Total Rooms: 1,389
RV Parks: 15, Total Spaces:982
Financial Services:  


First National Bank of Powell, Cody Branch
  Community First Bank
  Shoshone First Bank
  Western Bank

Credit Unions:

Sunlight Federal Credit Union

Saving and Loans:

Big Horn Federal


First Bank fsb

Stock Brokers/investments:

DA Davidson
  Edward D. Jones
  Waddel and  Reed
Medical Facilities:  


31(covering 17 specialties)





West Park Hospital:

57 units

24-hour Emergency room Service


Long-Term Care Center:

Beds: 140

Mental Health Center


Cedar Mountain Center

Dependency /Treatment Center: 20 beds

Ambulance Service:

Yes ( 24 hour)



Regional Dialysis Unit, CT Scanner,
MR. Scanner


Nuclear aspect.


Cancer Treatment Center-November 1998


Care-A-Van( Cancer Treatment Bus)



1 semiweekly " The Cody Enterprise"


1 "The Buyers Guide"

Radio Stations:

AM 2, FM 3

Cable TV:

TCI Cablevision of Wyoming


US West (Digital Switching System)

Post Offices:

First Class, Overnight

Federal Express


UPS Regional Headquarters


Local Internet Access


Recreation: baseball fields: 8, tennis courts: 8, swimming pools:2 golf courses:1, skating rinks:1, movie theaters:2, number of parks:14, Fair/rodeo grounds:1, equestrian park:1, Cody Shooting Complex.
Attractions: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, cody Country Art League, Foundation For North American Wild Sheep, Cody mural, Cody Nite Rodeo, Trail Town, Cody Wildlife Exhibit, The I rma Hotel, historic Downtown District, Buffalo Bill Reservoir, Wapiti Ranger Station(oldest in United States), Buffalo Bill Dam Visitors Center.
Outdoor Activities: Blue ribbon trout stream fishing hiking, trophy hunting, river rafting, water skiing, scenic drive, snowmobiling, windsurfing, biking, horseback riding, camping, boating, cross country skiing and downhill skiing, canoeing, kayaking....
Annual Events: Frontier Festival, plains Indian Pow-Wow, 4th of July Cody Stampede and parade, cowboy songs and Range Ballads, Yellowstone Jazz Festival, The cowboy Antiques and Collectibles Show, Winchester Gun Show and Sale, buffalo Bill Art Show, Cody Country Christmas, Buffalo Bill historical Center Patrons Ball, Western Design conference,Buffalo Bill Festival.
Entertainment/Culture: Variety of restaurants, Park County Arts Council, Cody Country Art League, museums, art galleries, variety of specialty stores, theater productions, special exhibits and seminars.

Average Home Size: 1650 sq. feet (3 bedrooms, 2 baths)
Average Sale Price: $115;536 in town (96 sold)
$145,341 out of town (69 sold)
Average Rental Costs: Apt. $350-450
House $550-650
Mobile Home: $300-400
Number of Single-Family
Homes on the Market:
Approximately 109 in town and 119 out of town

Electricity Supplier: City of Cody 307-527-7511
  Pacific Power 307-587-2295
Natural Gas Supplier: Energy West 307-587-4281
Water Supplier: City of Cody 307-527-7511
  Northwest Rural Water Pipeline 307-527-4426
Sewer: Treatment Plant, Aeration/Lagoon  
Solid Waste Disposal Available  

Major Highways: US 14A, 14, 16, 20: WY 120, 291
Nearest Interstate: 90 miles
Railroad: Burlington Northern Spur
Trucking Firms: North Park Trans, Dick Jones Trucking
Airport: Yellowstone Regional Airport
Air Service: AIV charter-Spirit Mountain Aviation;
United Express, SkyWest
Car Rental: Avis, Hertz, Rent A Wreck, Thrifty Car Rental
Bus Service: Powder River Transportation
Public Transportation: Senior Citizen Bus
Federal Express Land and Air Service  
UPS Regional Distribution Center  

Labor Analysis

Local Industries Include: Oil/mining, tourism and related tourism services, irrigated farming, livestock/ranching, gypsum plant, logging/lumber mill, hunting/outfitting, Western furniture.

  • Park County Per Capita personal Income-1999; $18,020
  • Wyoming Per Capita personal Income-1999; $19,134
  • Park County Per Capita personal Income-1995; $21,020
  • Employed persons per household: 1.22
  • Wyoming is a Right-to-Work state
Category Total # Employees -1996 Average Weekly Wage
Agriculture 246 $295
Oil/ Mining 485 $844
Construction 962 $442
communications and utilities
430 $525
Wholesale Trade 312 $475
Retail Trade 2,415 $228
Finance/ Insurance
and Real Estate
394 $805
Services 2,708 $298
Public Administration 2,980 $483

Major Employers:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center 307-587-4771
Celotex Corporation 307-587-2236
Cody Lumber 307-527-7193
Holiday Inn 307-587-5555
School District #6 307-587-4253
West Park Hospital 307-527-7501
Shoshone First Bank 307-587-4237
Wal-Mart 307-527-4673
Y-Tex Corporation 307-587-5515


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