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Greybull Avenue in Greybull, Wyoming
Location of Greybull in Big Horn County, Wyoming.
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|• Type||Mayor-Council government|
|• Total||1.90 sq mi (4.91 km2)|
|• Land||1.89 sq mi (4.89 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||3,789 ft (1,155 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||973.00/sq mi (375.74/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1589144|
Greybull is located at(44.491450, -108.053655).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.83 square miles (4.74 km2), of which, 1.82 square miles (4.71 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,847 people, 778 households, and 488 families living in the town. The population density was 1,014.8 inhabitants per square mile (391.8/km2). There were 879 housing units at an average density of 483.0 per square mile (186.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.9% White, 0.4% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.5% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.7% of the population.
There were 778 households, of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the town was 40.1 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
The town is served by the nearby South Big Horn County airport which has been the base for air tankers operating in the forest fire-fighting role, for many years flown by the local firm of Hawkins and Powers, which is now defunct. It is also used for General Aviation operations. Its officially allocated operating call sign code is GEY/KGEY.
Public education in the town of Greybull is provided by Big Horn County School District #3. The district has three campuses – Greybull Elementary School (grades K-5), Greybull Middle School (grades 6–8), and Greybull High School (grades 9-12).
Greybull has a public library, a branch of the Big Horn County Library System.
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