Dixon, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 97 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 54  (56.0%)
Females: 43  (44.0%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Wyoming median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 82323

Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,366 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Dixon:

$54,366
WY:

$60,214

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,783 (it was $15,950 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $119,340 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Dixon:

$119,340
WY:

$212,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $135,697; Detached houses: $198,453; Mobile homes: $61,641
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    • 8183.5%White alone
    • 1212.4%Hispanic
    • 33.1%Two or more races
    • 11.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dixon: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.4%), German (14.3%), Swedish (14.3%), English (10.2%), Scotch-Irish (10.2%), Scottish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6359 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 717 people per square mile   (low).

Dixon, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Dixon:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixon town:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

4 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America).

This town:

5.3%
Wyoming:

3.6%

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

Dixon town:  1.3% ($417)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Dixon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Collins, CO (132.8 miles , pop. 118,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (155.9 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (576.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Baggs, WY (2.5 miles ), Craig, CO (6.0 miles ), Hayden, CO (6.3 miles ), Grand Encampment, WY (6.4 miles ), Encampment, WY (6.4 miles ), Riverside, WY (6.4 miles) , Maybell, CO (6.8 miles) , Saratoga, WY (6.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 107.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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

2.8%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (58%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (40%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dixon, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dixon-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 108% 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 291.0 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 382.2 miles away from Dixon center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 264.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 523.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from Dixon 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) earthquake occurred 213.7 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 Carbon County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

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

airports located in Dixon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixon:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 97 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 104 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 104 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of Wyoming (about 105 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 133 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Casper College (about 139 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 139 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)

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Carbon 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 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  14.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dixon town (based on Carbon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,6635
Other1,5456
Evangelical Protestant1,46823
Mainline Protestant1,03911
None10,170-
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: 6
Carbon County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Carbon County:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

18.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

28.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.9%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dixon:

11.0%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dixon:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dixon:

36.7%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Dixon:

52.8%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Dixon:

74.8%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dixon, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,488$17,8565$200
Water Supply 1$1,785$21,4200$0
Totals for Government 2$3,273$19,6385$200

Dixon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($175.26)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($793.81)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($412.37)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($329.90)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($41.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($10.31)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $9,000 ($92.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($412.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($41.24)

Dixon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,000 ($41.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $112,000 ($1154.64)
    General Support: $19,000 ($195.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($30.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($329.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($402.06)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($51.55)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($41.24)
    NEC: $1,000 ($10.31)

Dixon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($670.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,000 ($51.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($319.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($350.52)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($51.55)

Dixon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($1288.66)

9.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
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 Albany County, WY  0.53% ($28,563 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.48% ($32,138)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($56,074)


9.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
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 Laramie County, WY  0.76% ($40,630 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.68% ($20,707)
to Natrona County, WY  0.66% ($33,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixon:

  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixon:

  • KRAI-FM (93.7 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KIDN-FM (95.9 FM; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dixon:

  • K08BM (Channel 8; BAGGS, ETC., WY; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Daniel M Willenbring, Dixon Airport (Lat: 41.036972 Lon: -107.499778), Type: 10.0, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: 3077105116
  • Mary J Stout, Dixon Airport (Lat: 41.036972 Lon: -107.499778), Type: 10.0, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: 3077105116

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dixon Airport (Lat: 41.033556 Lon: -107.503500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.2 m, Call Sign: WQMY919
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.912 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Barry R BryantRegistrant: Vaisala Inc, 194 South Taylor Ave, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 402-4741, Fax: (612) 727-3895, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: WILSON JERRY SONERAI TWO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 342JW , Serial Number: 0192, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L Wilson, Po Box 99, Dixon, WY 82323
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4283F , Serial Number: 46183
    Registrant (Individual): Jay R Mckee, Po Box 177, Dixon, WY 82323

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Dixon compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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