East Thermopolis, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 252 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 122  (48.7%)
Females: 130  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  57.2 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82443.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,250 (it was $18,056 in 2000)
East Thermopolis:

$20,250
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,446 (it was $11,280 in 2000)

East Thermopolis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,549 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
East Thermopolis:

$90,549
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $130,387; Detached houses: $196,154; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,558; Mobile homes: $75,116

Median gross rent in 2016: $374.

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  • Races in East Thermopolis, WY (2010)

    East Thermopolis races chart
    • 23793.3%White alone
    • 103.9%American Indian alone
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Black alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic

Races in East Thermopolis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Thermopolis: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), English (10.8%), American (8.4%), Irish (4.8%), Norwegian (3.6%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,440 people per square mile   (low).

East Thermopolis, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in East Thermopolis:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Thermopolis town:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 30.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 20.3%
  • Divorced: 25.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $626 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $463 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (149.1 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (308.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (730.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Thermopolis, WY (0.9 miles ), Lucerne, WY (2.3 miles ), Kirby, WY (3.3 miles) , Winchester, WY (4.0 miles) , Owl Creek, WY (4.6 miles) , South Flat, WY (4.7 miles ), Mc Nutt, WY (5.0 miles ), Airport Road, WY (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.64 N, Longitude: 108.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

East Thermopolis household income distribution East Thermopolis home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (45%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (45%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in East Thermopolis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Thermopolis, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

East Thermopolis-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 106% 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 137.7 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 281.1 miles away from East Thermopolis center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 144.7 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 151.9 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) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from East Thermopolis center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 524.4 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 Hot Springs County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near East Thermopolis:

  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 1 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Thermopolis:

  • Sheridan College (about 100 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 110 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 150 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 152 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 180 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 199 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 208 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

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Hot Springs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.6%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.6 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  35.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wyoming average:

9.5

East Thermopolis travel time to work - commute East Thermopolis mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Thermopolis town (based on Hot Springs County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5928
Other5521
Mainline Protestant4463
Catholic4311
None2,791-
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
Hot Springs County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Hot Springs County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

13.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hot Springs County:

25.2%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Thermopolis:

45.4%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Thermopolis:

11.9%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Thermopolis:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Thermopolis:

31.8%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
East Thermopolis:

84.0%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Thermopolis, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,790$21,4801$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$870
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,200
Sewerage 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 1$1,790$21,4809$2,770

East Thermopolis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($253.97)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($130.95)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($107.14)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($63.49)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($55.56)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($47.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($35.71)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($23.81)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($11.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $46,000 ($182.54)

East Thermopolis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,000 ($107.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($51.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($130.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($123.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($146.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $132,000 ($523.81)
    General Support: $107,000 ($424.60)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.97)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $11,000 ($43.65)
    Property: $9,000 ($35.71)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.94)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $925,000 ($3670.63)

8.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
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 Fremont County, WY  0.69% ($54,615 average AGI)
from Park County, WY  0.69% ($30,615)
from Natrona County, WY  0.53% ($21,600)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Fremont County, WY  0.81% ($34,267 average AGI)
to Washakie County, WY  0.65% ($72,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Thermopolis:

  • KTHE (1240 AM; 1 kW; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOR (1340 AM; 1 kW; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, 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)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Thermopolis:

  • KUWT (91.3 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K205BO (88.9 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: HOT SPRINGS COUNTY PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K267AG (101.3 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 320Total average daily traffic
  • 16Total average daily truck traffic
  • 520Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

East Thermopolis 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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