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Cody is a city in Park County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after founder, Buffalo Bill Cody

The latitude of Cody is 44.526N. The longitude is -109.055W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,997 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,973.


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Median household income
Local
$34,450
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cody demographic reports
Cody is on the Shoshone River
Former and merged names include:
· Richland
During World War II, Japanese-Americans were held at an internment camp near here. The camp, called the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, housed nearly 11,000 people
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 46. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jackson Pollock, artist
Local festivals include:
  • Wild West Days - May 11-13, 2007
  • Ice Waterfall Festival - Feb. 16-19, 2007
  • Plains Indian Powwow - June 16-17, 2007
  • Yellowstone Jazz Festival - July 13-14, 2007
  • Cody Stampede - July 1-4, 2007
  • Wild West Balloon Fest - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • Buffalo Bill Art Show - Sept. 21-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cody web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Buffalo Bill State Park, Shoshone National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Tecumsah's Old West Miniature Village & Museum, Irma Hotel
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cody demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Park County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82414 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Cody residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cody ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cody was $17,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Cody residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Cody festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Cody include Downtown Cody Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cody, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.


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Libraries in Cody include Park County Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cody include Cody Enterprise

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Politics

Park County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cody political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Cody workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Cody include Americinn Cody, Beartooth Inn, Best Value Inn Cody, Best Value Inn Cody West, Best Western, Comfort Inn at Buffalo Bill Village Resort, Days Inn Cody, Econo Lodge Moose Creek, Holiday Inn-Cody, Irma Hotel ... More hotels.

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