|Median resident age:||32.5 years|
|Wyoming median age:||36.2 years|
Zip code: 82937
Bridger Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $184,007 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
- White alone - 5,739 (96.2%)
- Hispanic - 140 (2.3%)
- Two or more races - 38 (0.6%)
- American Indian alone - 27 (0.5%)
- Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)
- Asian alone - 5 (0.08%)
- Black alone - 3 (0.05%)
- Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)
Current Local Time: MST time zone
Land area: 1140.3 square miles.Population density: 5.3 people per square mile (very low).
For population 25 years and over in Bridger Valley:
- High school or higher: 85.8%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
- Unemployed: 5.6%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Bridger Valley CCD:
- Never married: 20.7%
- Now married: 65.7%
- Separated: 1.3%
- Widowed: 3.7%
- Divorced: 9.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Bridger Valley CCD:||0.7% ($598)|
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (83.9 miles , pop. 77,226).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (296.2 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (546.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Urie, WY (0.9 miles ), Fort Bridger, WY (1.3 miles ), Mountain View, WY (1.7 miles ), Lyman, WY (1.8 miles ), Robertson, WY (3.1 miles) , Carter, WY (3.1 miles) , Lonetree, WY (4.7 miles) , Granger, WY (5.3 miles) .
Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 110.35 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 307
- Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
- Construction (16%)
- Chemicals (11%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
- Educational services (5%)
- Utilities (4%)
- Repair and maintenance (4%)
- Educational services (23%)
- Accommodation and food services (11%)
- Food and beverage stores (9%)
- Health care (8%)
- Social assistance (5%)
- Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
- Personal and laundry services (4%)
- Extraction workers (8%)
- Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
- Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
- Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
- Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
- Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
- Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
- Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
- Cashiers (6%)
- Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
- Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
- Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
- Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
Average climate in Bridger Valley, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Bridger Valley-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 213% 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 225.4 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 259.3 miles away from Bridger Valley 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 377.8 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 119.8 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 106.0 miles away from Bridger Valley center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 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 Uinta 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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridger Valley:
- Western Wyoming Community College (about 61 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
- Utah State University (about 82 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
- Weber State University (about 84 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
- University of Utah (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
- Westminster College (about 89 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
- Latter-day Saints Business College (about 90 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
- Western Governors University (about 91 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
Notable locations in Bridger Valley: Moss Agate Cut (A), Scullys Gap (B), Slagowski Ranch (C), Hickey Ranch (D), Meeks Cabin Campground (E), Uinta County Youth Camp (F), Deadhorse State Hospital Camp (G), Ragan (H), The Boilers (I), Smith Ranch (J), Church Butte Camp (K), Church Buttes Siding (L), Eakin Pumping Station (M), Perry Ranch (N), Mountain View Fire Department (O), Uinta County Fire Protection Fort Bridger (P), Uinta County Fire Protection Lyman (Q), Uinta County Emergency Medical Services Lyman (R). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Johnson Cemetery (1), Lonetree Cemetery (2), Millburne Cemetery (3), Fort Bridger Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Archie Pond (A), Tipperary Reservoir (B), Graham Reservoir (C), Clifford F Graham Reservoir (D), Powers Stock Reservoir (E), Beaver Lake (F), Byrne Reservoir (G), Church Buttes Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poison Creek (A), Albert Creek (B), Little Blacks Fork (C), Lamb Creek (D), Honey Creek (E), Jones Creek (F), Groshon Creek (G), Leavitt Creek (H), Little Dry Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Bridger Valley include: Deadhorse Park (1), Cowboy Cabin Park (2), Slab Park (3), Jacks Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
|This place:||2.8 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
- Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Bridger Valley compared to Wyoming state average:
- Median house value below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Median age significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage 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 below state average.
Educational Attainment (%) in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (61%)
- Electricity (13%)
- Wood (13%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
- Coal or coke (1%)
Religion statistics for Bridger Valley CCD (based on Uinta County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
|Name||LDS (Mormon) Church||Catholic Church||Southern Baptist Convention||Presbyterian Church (USA)||Christian and Missionary Alliance|
|Name||Lutheran Church||Evangelical Lutheran Church in America||Episcopal Church||American Baptist Churches in the USA||Other|
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
|Uinta County:||1.49 / 10,000 pop.|
|Wyoming:||2.10 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.50 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.27 / 10,000 pop.|
|Uinta County:||0.99 / 10,000 pop.|
|Wyoming:||0.65 / 10,000 pop.|
|Uinta County:||7.44 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||5.36 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||8.43 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||10.08 / 10,000 pop.|
8.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,903 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
|from Sweetwater County, WY||0.77% ($47,815 average AGI)|
|from Salt Lake County, UT||0.55% ($29,526)|
|from Utah County, UT||0.30% ($28,190)|
8.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bridger Valley:
- KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; 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)
- KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
- KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
- KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
- KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bridger Valley:
- K224CI (92.7 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
- KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
- KNYN (99.1 FM; FORT BRIDGER, WY; Owner: M. KENT FRANDSEN)
- K209DC (89.7 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
- K240CP (95.9 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
- KWKD (102.3 FM; RANDOLPH, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
- KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
- KBZN-FM1 (97.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING INC.)
- K201AE (88.1 FM; COALVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
- KZHT-FM1 (94.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
- K203BX (88.5 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Bridger Valley:
- K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
Bridger Valley on our top lists:
- #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
- #74 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"