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Population in 2010: 10. Population change since 2000: +25.0%
Males: (62.5%)
Females: (37.5%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82937

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,719 (it was $12,083 in 2000)
Carter:

$15,719
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,602

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,108 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Carter:

$71,108
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,351; Detached houses: $106,497; Mobile homes: $24,204

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carter: 144.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (62.5%), English (25.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6500 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 3.3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Carter:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carter CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 42.9%

Carter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (80.8 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (310.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (554.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Fort Bridger, WY (3.0 miles ), Bridger Valley, WY (3.1 miles) , Urie, WY (3.2 miles ), Lyman, WY (3.3 miles ), Mountain View, WY (3.6 miles ), Robertson, WY (4.2 miles) , Oakley, WY (4.7 miles) , Opal, WY (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 110.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Carter household income distribution Carter home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Carter, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Carter-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.3 miles away from the city 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 41.5 miles away from Carter center
On 2/11/1994 at 14:59:50, a magnitude 5.3 (4.8 MB, 5.1 ML, 5.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 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 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/4/1994 at 02:42:12, a magnitude 5.2 (4.7 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Carter 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 89.3 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carter:

  • Utah State University (about 75 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 75 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 81 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • University of Utah (about 88 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 92 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 95 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

0.0%
Whole state:

11.4%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.5%

Carter compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Coal or coke (50%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carter CDP (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 Carter:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carter:

  • 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)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K224CI (92.7 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KWKD (102.3 FM; RANDOLPH, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Carter:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 867.73, Mp 867.73 Evstn Sub 7.3 Mi E (Lat: 41.517500 Lon: -110.334056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNUY326
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:


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