Etna, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 164.
Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 150  (91.7%)
Females: 14  (8.3%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip code: 83118

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,448 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Etna:

$68,448
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,121 (it was $17,423 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,550 (it was $101,000 in 2000)
Etna:

$236,550
WY:

$214,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,095; detached houses: $211,679
March 2019 cost of living index in Etna: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Etna, WY (2010)
    • 14990.9%White alone
    • 127.3%Hispanic
    • 21.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Other race alone



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Etna, Wyoming as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Etna is 55 to 1.


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Ancestries: Danish (52.9%), English (47.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5820 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (very low).

Etna, Wyoming map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Etna CDP:

0.5% ($500)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (60.3 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (380.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (659.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Freedom, WY (1.8 miles ),
Nordic, WY (1.9 miles ),
Star Valley Ranch, WY (2.1 miles ),
Thayne, WY (2.8 miles ),
Alpine, WY (3.0 miles ),
Bedford, WY (3.2 miles),
Alpine Northeast, WY (3.2 miles),
Alpine Northwest, WY (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 111.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Distribution of median household income in Etna, WY in 2017

Etna satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.8%

Average climate in Etna, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Etna, Wyoming average temperatures Etna, Wyoming average precipitation Etna, Wyoming humidity Etna, Wyoming wind speed Etna, Wyoming snowfall Etna, Wyoming sunshine Etna, Wyoming clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Etna-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 218% 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 107.7 miles away from Etna 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 157.3 miles away from Etna 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 377.4 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 102.5 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 17.8 miles away from Etna 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 114.4 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 Lincoln County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Etna:

  • ACCESS HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; THAYNE, WY)

Airports located in Etna:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Etna:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 67 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 73 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 99 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 135 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Weber State University (about 136 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 163 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 163 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public elementary/middle school in Etna:

  • ETNA ELEMENTARY (Location: 107590 US HWY 89, Grades: 4-6)

Points of interest:

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Creek: Birch Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Horseshoe Inn (107757 North US Highway 89).

Birthplace of: George Osmond - Soilder.

Lincoln 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 Etna and their reported violations in the past:

NORDIC RANCHES WATER, LLC. (Population served: 416, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ETNA WATER & SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-19-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-25-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-02-2014 to AUG-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2014)
  • Failure to Consult with State - In MAY-27-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2014)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Etna:

Marital status in Etna, WY
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 15.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 28.2%
  • Divorced: 29.1%

For population 25 years and over in Etna:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Wyoming average:

9.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Etna, WY (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
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: 4
This county:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Etna:

42.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Etna:

46.0%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Etna:

20.3%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Etna:

6.5%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.0%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Etna:

51.1%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Etna:

84.5%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Etna, WY Residents

8.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
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 Teton County, WY  0.77% ($67,423 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.44% ($59,300)
from Uinta County, WY  0.34% ($64,391)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Teton County, WY  0.51% ($61,588 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($59,267)
to Sublette County, WY  0.35% ($51,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Etna:

  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Etna:

  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • KUWJ (90.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJAX (93.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KMTN (96.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZJH (95.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K249CW (97.7 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K280EG (103.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)
  • K296EJ (107.1 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K221DT (92.1 FM; THAYNE, AFTON, WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP)
  • K289AF (105.7 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K292EY (106.3 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Etna:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K05GJ (Channel 5; THAYNE, ETC., WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY COMMUNITY)
  • K07PB (Channel 7; THAYNE, ETC., WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY COMMUNITY)
  • K12LI (Channel 12; THAYNE, ETC., WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY COMMUNITY)
  • K31DC (Channel 31; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K33DS (Channel 33; FREEDOM-ETNA, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K66DU (Channel 66; FREEDOM, ETC., WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.0mTotal length
  • $15,000Total costs
  • 824Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total average daily truck traffic
  • 360Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.101083 Lon: -111.020667, Call Sign: WRAT319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.525 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2018, Expiration Date: 02/22/2028, Certifier: Clint Guthrie, Registrant: Teton Communications Inc, 545 So. Utah Circle, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, Phone: (208) 522-0750, Fax: (208) 525-3400, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN, 7.3 Mi Nw (Lat: 43.105194 Lon: -111.122417), Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WMQ409, Licensee ID: L00000726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Silver Star Telephone Company, Inc., Box 226, Freedom, WY 83120
  • STEWART CREEK, On Us Hwy 89 2.1 Mi N Of (Lat: 43.076583 Lon: -111.011583), Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WMQ410, Licensee ID: L00000726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Silver Star Telephone Company, Inc., Box 226, Freedom, WY 83120

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Etna)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SHAW B BRADFORD KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 121WB , Serial Number: M3-040, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John J Randall, Po Box 5192, Etna, WY 83118
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7639J , Serial Number: 28R-31038, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald David Campbell, 44 Quaking Aspen Way, Etna, WY 83118
  • Aircraft: WIGHTMAN WILLIAM A RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93LB , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): John W Wickel, Po Box 5264, Etna, WY 83118

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Etna, WY
  • 77.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.8%Electricity


Etna compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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