Alpine Northwest, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 244. Population change since 2000: +60.5%
Males: 119  (49.2%)
Females: 125  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 83128

Estimated median household income in 2016: $130,635 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Alpine Northwest:

$130,635
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $58,237 (it was $22,948 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $252,595 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Alpine Northwest:

$252,595
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $227,767; Detached houses: $229,104

Median gross rent in 2016: $624.

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    • 22692.6%White alone
    • 166.6%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alpine Northwest: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (118.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 170 people per square mile   (very low).

Alpine Northwest, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Alpine Northwest:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpine Northwest CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 83.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alpine Northwest CDP:  0.6% ($675)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Alpine Northwest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (54.5 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (387.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (670.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Alpine Northeast, WY (1.0 miles) , Alpine, WY (1.3 miles ), Nordic, WY (2.7 miles ), Etna, WY (3.3 miles) , Freedom, WY (3.7 miles ), Star Valley Ranch, WY (3.8 miles ), Hoback, WY (4.0 miles ), Thayne, WY (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.18 N, Longitude: 111.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Alpine Northwest household income distribution Alpine Northwest home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Alpine Northwest, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alpine Northwest-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 216% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Alpine Northwest center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 381.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from Alpine Northwest center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpine Northwest:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 58 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 74 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 108 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 144 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Weber State University (about 146 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Montana State University (about 172 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • University of Utah (about 173 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

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Notable location: Alpine Campground (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 32.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.2%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
Wyoming average:

9.5

Alpine Northwest travel time to work - commute Alpine Northwest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alpine Northwest CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Lincoln County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lincoln County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alpine Northwest:

41.8%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Alpine Northwest:

28.6
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alpine Northwest:

13.9%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alpine Northwest:

8.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alpine Northwest:

22.0%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Alpine Northwest:

57.8%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

87.5%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alpine Northwest, WY Residents

7.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Teton County, WY  0.66% ($46,146 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.39% ($42,958)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.29% ($37,444)


8.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Teton County, WY  0.62% ($43,795 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.42% ($47,500)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.37% ($28,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpine Northwest:

  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSGT (1340 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpine Northwest:

  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • KUWJ (90.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KJAX (93.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KMTN (96.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZJH (95.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K289AF (105.7 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K292EY (106.3 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K221DT (92.1 FM; THAYNE, AFTON, WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Alpine Northwest:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K66DU (Channel 66; FREEDOM, ETC., WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)

Alpine Northwest compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Alpine Northwest on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
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