Eden, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 281.
Population change since 2000: -27.6%
Males: 134  (47.9%)
Females: 147  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82932.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $79,669 (it was $52,625 in 2000)
Eden:

$79,669
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,921 (it was $18,392 in 2000)

Eden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $161,408 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Eden:

$161,408
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $179,508; detached houses: $388,492; mobile homes: $42,285
March 2019 cost of living index in Eden: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.2%
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Ancestries: American (40.5%), European (21.6%), Danish (16.4%), German (12.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 67.0 square miles.

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

Eden, Wyoming map

9 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This place:

2.3%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,328 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (248.1 miles , pop. 53,011).

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 ),
La Barge, WY (6.4 miles ),
Point of Rocks, WY (6.5 miles),
Atlantic City, WY (6.9 miles)

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 109.44 W

Distribution of median household income in Eden, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Eden, WY in 2019
Eden satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Most common occupations in Eden, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Other transportation occupations (7.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other transportation occupations (11.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.8%)
  • Plant and system operators (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Lawyers (5.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (19.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Bus drivers (10.1%)
  • Computer specialists (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Registered nurses (8.1%)

Average climate in Eden, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.52
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Eden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1383% 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 the city 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 Eden 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 the city 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 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)
  • Casper College (about 168 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 206 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 207 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Sheridan College (about 226 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 251 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Eden:

Marital status in Eden, WY
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Eden:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eden, WY (based on Sweetwater County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sweetwater 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.
State:

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

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Natrona County, WY  0.24% ($44,000 average AGI)
from Uinta County, WY  0.22% ($66,447)
from Carbon County, WY  0.18% ($48,633)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($78,200 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.25% ($50,000)
to Albany County, WY  0.21% ($29,838)

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)

Eden fatal accident list:

Feb 7, 2010 10:17 PM, Us-191, Lat: 42.033419, Lon: -109.433700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 2009 03:56 PM, Eden-Ryepatch Rd, Lat: 42.118844, Lon: -109.364375, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jul 21, 2006 01:55 PM, Us-191, Sr-28, Lat: 42.108690, Lon: -109.449120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 2004 08:23 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 42.040445, Lon: -109.564062, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.1mTotal length
  • $184,000Total costs
  • 4,698Total average daily traffic
  • 777Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,203Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FARSON, 4011 Us 191n, Approx 1500 Feet Ssw Of The Us191 & Wy-28 Junction (Lat: 42.104111 Lon: -109.451444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQKD795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/14/2029, Certifier: Alan S Hinman, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • FARSON EDEN, Highway 28 (Lat: 42.109417 Lon: -109.442417), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPF339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Chase Hafner, Registrant: Cerento, 937 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501, Phone: (307) 856-6400, Fax: (307) 856-1499, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eden, WY
  • 76.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eden, WY
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Eden compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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