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Median resident age:  32.5 years
Wyoming median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 82937

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,152 (it was $50,081 in 2000)
Bridger Valley:

$65,152
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,835

Bridger Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $184,007 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Bridger Valley:

$184,007
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $180,763; Detached houses: $216,582; Townhouses or other attached units: $664,155; In 2-unit structures: $200,892; Mobile homes: $90,861; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,682

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Bridger Valley races chart
  • 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%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bridger Valley: 144.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone




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

Bridger Valley CCD:  0.7% ($598)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)
Bridger Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (83.9 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (303.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

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

Bridger Valley household income distribution Bridger Valley home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • 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%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • 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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Bridger Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/1994 at 16:16:44, a magnitude 5.2 (4.3 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Bridger Valley center
On 2/7/1994 at 06:35:47, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/1994 at 15:56:30, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 ML, 4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Bridger Valley center
On 5/16/1996 at 15:41:01, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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:

  • Utah State University (about 82 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 82 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 84 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • University of Utah (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Westminster College (about 89 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • Western Governors University (about 91 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 94 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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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

 
Uinta 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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

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:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

11.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bridger Valley, WY

Bridger Valley compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bridger Valley CCD (based on Uinta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.10%
Here62.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents68.4%15.0%6.5%2.0%1.6%
Congregations53.8%5.1%5.1%5.1%2.6%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.0%1.4%
Congregations5.1%2.6%5.1%2.6%12.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Uinta County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Uinta County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Uinta County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Uinta County:

29.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

8.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

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)

Here:

8.98%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

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:
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.94% ($42,545 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.74% ($34,077)
to Utah County, UT  0.37% ($23,154)

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+)"
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