Eden, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 281. Population change since 2000: -27.6%
Males: 116  (41.6%)
Females: 165  (58.4%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82932.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $81,790 (it was $52,625 in 2000)
Eden:

$81,790
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,080 (it was $18,392 in 2000)

Eden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $243,246 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Eden:

$243,246
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $233,653; Detached houses: $309,660; Mobile homes: $136,399
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  • Races in Eden, WY (2010)

    Eden races chart
    • 25490.4%White alone
    • 258.9%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eden: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (31.1%), European (19.3%), Danish (14.3%), German (11.8%), Irish (7.6%), Pennsylvania German (7.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6610 feet

Land area: 67.0 square miles.

Population density: 4.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Eden,WY real estate house value index trend

Eden, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Eden:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eden CDP:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

9 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This place:

2.3%
Wyoming:

2.3%

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

Eden CDP:  1.8% ($1,250)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)
Eden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (142.5 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (277.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (607.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Farson, WY (2.7 miles ), Reliance, WY (5.5 miles ), North Rock Springs, WY (5.5 miles ), Fontenelle, WY (5.6 miles) , Superior, WY (5.7 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (5.9 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (5.9 miles ), James Town, WY (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 109.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (46%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (30%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Eden, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Eden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 172% 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 183.5 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 260.6 miles away from Eden 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 432.4 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 155.9 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 92.1 miles away from Eden center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 191.9 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 Sweetwater County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eden:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 35 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 125 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 143 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 154 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 156 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 156 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 159 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Notable locations in Eden: Eden - Farson Fire Control District (A), Eden Valley Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Eden Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Little Sandy Creek (A), Pacific Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sweetwater 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 17.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Eden CDP (based on Sweetwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,99317
Catholic7,0075
Evangelical Protestant4,34235
Mainline Protestant1,3688
Orthodox1951
None22,901-
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
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eden:

49.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eden:

49.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eden:

21.6%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eden:

45.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Eden:

56.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Eden:

82.1%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eden, WY Residents

8.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($45,032 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($36,759)
from Albany County, WY  0.24% ($30,925)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($33,943 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.30% ($42,720)
to Laramie County, WY  0.24% ($51,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eden:

  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eden:

  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $184,000Total costs
  • 4,869Total average daily traffic
  • 979Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,310Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FARSON EDEN, Highway 28 (Lat: 42.109417 Lon: -109.442417), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPF339
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Chase HafnerRegistrant: Cerento, 937 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3826Z , Serial Number: 18-7569, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William S Webster, 102 Eden West Main Rd, Eden, WY 82932, Other Owners: Dean S Webster

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eden and their reported violations in the past:

EDEN SALOON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-02-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-21-2014 to JUL-09-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-09-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-02-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2012), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Other fuel (14%)

Eden compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Eden on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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