Arapahoe, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 1,656. Population change since 2000: -6.2%
Males: 877  (53.0%)
Females: 779  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  29.4 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82501, 82510.

Arapahoe Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,122 (it was $22,679 in 2000)
Arapahoe:

$47,122
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,357 (it was $8,943 in 2000)

Arapahoe CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,605 (it was $47,600 in 2000)
Arapahoe:

$83,605
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $482.

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  • Races in Arapahoe, WY (2010)

    Arapahoe races chart
    • 1,28177.4%American Indian alone
    • 27016.3%White alone
    • 714.3%Hispanic
    • 291.8%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.06%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Arapahoe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arapahoe: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.1%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.9%), French (2.2%), Danish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 31.4 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

Arapahoe,WY real estate house value index trend

Arapahoe, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Arapahoe:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 30.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arapahoe CDP:

  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $625 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $587 (0.7%)

Arapahoe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (184.2 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (279.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (682.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Riverton, WY (2.0 miles ), Hudson, WY (3.0 miles ), Wind River, WY (3.8 miles ), Ethete, WY (3.9 miles ), Johnstown, WY (4.0 miles ), Lander, WY (4.2 miles ), Boulder Flats, WY (4.3 miles ), Pavillion, WY (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 108.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Arapahoe household income distribution Arapahoe home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Arapahoe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Arapahoe, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Arapahoe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 124% 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 155.6 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 279.1 miles away from Arapahoe center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 163.7 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 128.5 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) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from Arapahoe center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 497.5 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 Fremont County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arapahoe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arapahoe:

  • LITTLE WIND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
  • RIVERTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF RIVERTON (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - WIND RIVER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arapahoe:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 105 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Casper College (about 108 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 145 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 178 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 186 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 188 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Utah State University (about 193 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)

Public elementary/middle school in Arapahoe:

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Cemeteries: Arapahoe Catholic Cemetery (1), Arapahoe Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Popo Agie River (A), Beaver Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fremont 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 2012 was 59.9. This is better than average.

City:

59.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.870. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.870
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 2.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.6%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
23 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Arapahoe, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Arapahoe compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Wyoming average:

9.3

Arapahoe travel time to work - commute Arapahoe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arapahoe CDP (based on Fremont County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26950
Other3,65812
Catholic3,04710
Mainline Protestant2,21916
None26,930-
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: 10
Fremont County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fremont County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

26.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($40,188 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.28% ($30,512)
from Carbon County, WY  0.18% ($34,889)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($525 average AGI)
Fremont County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Natrona County, WY  0.54% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.24% ($43,417)
to Albany County, WY  0.19% ($31,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arapahoe:

  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arapahoe:

  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K260AE (99.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: P. ANTHONY REED)
  • K219DO (91.7 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Arapahoe:

  • K07UZ (Channel 7; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K08GO (Channel 8; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K12MJ (Channel 12; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • KGWL-TV (Channel 5; LANDER, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K22CI (Channel 22; LANDER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33m108ftTotal length
  • $613,000Total costs
  • 33,923Total average daily traffic
  • 2,039Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,923Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • ARAPAHOE ES, Arapahoe Es 445 Little Wind River Bottom Rd (Lat: 42.963000 Lon: -108.491194), Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPOR870
    Assigned Frequencies: 18615.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/1999, Expiration Date: 02/10/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (307) 856-6944
  • Arapahoe, Lat: 42.984139 Lon: -108.485611, Type: Tower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIW603
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Steve Mossbrook
    Registrant: Cerento, 937 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:
  • Arapahoe, Lat: 42.984139 Lon: -108.485611, Type: Tower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIW603
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Steve Mossbrook
    Registrant: Cerento, 937 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:
  • Arapahoe, Lat: 42.984139 Lon: -108.485611, Type: Tower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIW603
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Steve Mossbrook
    Registrant: Cerento, 937 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:
  • Arapahoe, Lat: 42.984139 Lon: -108.485611, Type: Tower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIW603
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Steve Mossbrook
    Registrant: Cerento, 937 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:
  • FREMONT SCHOOL, 445 Little Wind River Bottom Road (Lat: 42.962778 Lon: -108.490778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQOD354
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 08/18/2021, Certifier: Randy Tucker
    Registrant: Global Telecom & Technology, 8484 Westpark Drive, Suite 720, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 442-5518, Fax: (703) 442-5501, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Arapahoe, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary668.2 years
Joseph472.0 years
Robert474.3 years
Benjamin371.3 years
Charles356.7 years
John369.0 years
Thomas349.7 years
William381.0 years
George273.9 years
Flora283.4 years
Most common last names in Arapahoe, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Oldman866.6 years
Friday657.7 years
Blackburn647.0 years
Hanway664.4 years
Miller669.7 years
Shakespeare657.2 years
Dewey565.2 years
Bell469.7 years
Jenkins457.7 years
Spoonhunter465.8 years
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