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Albin, Wyoming
Location of Albin in Laramie County, Wyoming.
Location of Albin in Laramie County, Wyoming.
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Laramie
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
5,338 ft (1,627 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 181
 • Estimate 
(2019)
206
 • Density 1,401.36/sq mi (542.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
82050
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-00825
GNIS feature ID 1584728

Albin is a town in Laramie County, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Cheyenne, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 181 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Albin is located about 55 miles (89 km) east-northeast of Cheyenne along Wyoming Highway 216.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate data for Albin, Wyoming
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 38.7
(3.72)
42.0
(5.56)
48.3
(9.06)
58.1
(14.5)
68.1
(20.06)
78.8
(26)
86.4
(30.22)
84.6
(29.22)
75.7
(24.28)
63.3
(17.39)
47.8
(8.78)
39.8
(4.33)
60.97
(16.093)
Average low °F (°C) 15.4
(-9.22)
18.1
(-7.72)
22.5
(-5.28)
30.2
(-1)
40.1
(4.5)
49.0
(9.44)
55.4
(13)
53.9
(12.17)
44.9
(7.17)
34.4
(1.33)
23.5
(-4.72)
17.0
(-8.33)
33.7
(0.944)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.7
(18)
0.6
(15)
1.5
(38)
1.9
(48)
2.9
(74)
2.6
(66)
2.1
(53)
1.7
(43)
1.4
(36)
1.1
(28)
0.8
(20)
0.7
(18)
18.1
(460)
Source: Weatherbase

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 160
1950 208 30.0%
1960 172 −17.3%
1970 118 −31.4%
1980 128 8.5%
1990 120 −6.2%
2000 120 0.0%
2010 181 50.8%
2019 (est.) 206 13.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 181 people, 59 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,206.7 inhabitants per square mile (465.9/km2). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 473.3 per square mile (182.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.9% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 4.4% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.3% of the population.

There were 59 households, of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.59.

The median age in the town was 28.1 years. 36.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 4.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Education

Public education in the town of Albin is provided by Laramie County School District #2. One of the district's campuses, Albin Elementary School, is located in the town and serves students in grades Kindergarten through six.

Albin made news in the regional media for a failed attempt to start a charter school in their town.[1][2]

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