Boulder, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 170. Population change since 2000: +466.7%
Males: 94  (55.6%)
Females: 76  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 82923

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,525 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Boulder:

$25,525
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,942 (it was $7,908 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,270 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Boulder:

$150,270
WY:

$195,500
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    • 15188.8%White alone
    • 116.5%Hispanic
    • 74.1%Two or more races
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boulder: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (69.8%), Swedish (26.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7016 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (very low).

Boulder, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Boulder:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boulder CDP:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 79.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Boulder CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Boulder satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (127.9 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (315.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (650.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pinedale, WY (3.3 miles ), Cora, WY (4.4 miles) , Daniel, WY (4.5 miles) , Marbleton, WY (4.9 miles ), Big Piney, WY (5.0 miles ), La Barge, WY (6.5 miles ), Farson, WY (6.5 miles ), Calpet, WY (6.6 miles) .

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 109.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Boulder household income distribution Boulder home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (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 Boulder, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Boulder-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 174% 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 134.3 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 225.0 miles away from Boulder 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 431.4 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 150.0 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 63.6 miles away from Boulder 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 142.6 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 Sublette County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Boulder:

  • SUBLETTE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PINEDALE, WY)
  • HOME TOWN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PINEDALE, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boulder:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 84 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 128 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 129 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Idaho State University (about 139 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Weber State University (about 158 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Casper College (about 172 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Utah (about 176 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

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Notable location: Boulder Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Nols Ranch (Tours & Charters; 534 State Highway 353).

Hotel: Boulder Inn (8782 Highway 191).

Sublette 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 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.543
U.S.:

6.399

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 37.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.5
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boulder CDP (based on Sublette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,4083
Catholic8442
Evangelical Protestant7349
Mainline Protestant4204
None6,841-
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: 2
Sublette County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sublette County:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

16.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.6%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sublette County:

23.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

10.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
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 Sweetwater County, WY  0.61% ($68,238 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WY  0.47% ($68,750)
from Bonneville County, ID  0.32% ($59,182)


12.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.07%
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 Sweetwater County, WY  1.02% ($48,861 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.51% ($82,278)
to Ward County, ND  0.40% ($72,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boulder:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boulder:

  • K257DP (99.3 FM; PINEDALE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KPIN (101.1 FM; PINEDALE, WY; Owner: ROBERT R. RULE D/B/A RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KUWX (90.9 FM; PINEDALE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $1,011,000Total costs
  • 2,843Total average daily traffic
  • 199Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,750Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Boulder, 10.0 Kilometers Sse Of (Lat: 42.668139 Lon: -109.697472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN259
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • Blue Rim, 20.9 Km South Of (Lat: 42.564389 Lon: -109.668083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN259
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 124 North Anticline Road (Lat: 42.691861 Lon: -109.809889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQPP642
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2012, Expiration Date: 07/14/2022, Certifier: Ray K LundRegistrant: Qep Resources, Inc., 11018 East 17500 South, Vernal, UT 84078, Phone: (435) 781-4335, Fax: (435) 781-4300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: W0OWB, Licensee ID: L00930415, Grant Date: 10/20/2014, Expiration Date: 11/21/2024, Certifier: James R Mc Lellan, Registrant: James R Mc Lellan, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Call Sign: W7YP, Previous Call Sign: AE7B, Licensee ID: L00764017, Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2006, Registrant: Dave Pavel, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Call Sign: WB2RJR, Previous Call Sign: K7RKR, Licensee ID: L00489805, Grant Date: 07/20/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Martin P Granica, Registrant: Martin P Granica, Po Box 247, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Call Sign: WB2G, Previous Call Sign: WB2FQD, Licensee ID: L01226216, Grant Date: 01/23/2009, Expiration Date: 01/23/2019, Certifier: Joseph J Granica, Registrant: Joseph J Granica, 21 Neosha Trail, Boulder, WY 82923

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DAVID CARL GOODWIN IV RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-E4B5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 154RV , Serial Number: 004, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/2015
    Registrant (Individual): David C Iv Goodwin, 96 S County Road 133, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Aircraft: GOODWIN DAVID CARL IV CP328 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 328DG , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/2003
    Registrant (Individual): David Carl Iv Goodwin, 96 C R 133, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER CO R66 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C300/A1 (300 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 7086R , Serial Number: 0419, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Wyoming Helicopters Inc, Po Box 288, Boulder, WY 82923
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97TH , Serial Number: 1165, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Wyoming Helicopters Inc Dba, Po Box 288, Boulder, WY 82923

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boulder and their reported violations in the past:

HIGH MEADOW RANCH (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE STATION (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WIND RIVER VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ANTICLINE DISPOSAL (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (SEP-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (SEP-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2013)
BOULDER STORE/GAS STATION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-07-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boulder that have no violations reported:

  • LINN ENERGY JONAH OC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGHLINE TRAIL RV PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)

Businesses in Boulder, WY

  • FedEx: 1

Boulder compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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