Farson, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 313. Population change since 2000: +29.3%
Males: 180  (57.6%)
Females: 133  (42.4%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82932.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,128 (it was $44,545 in 2000)
Farson:

$66,128
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $53,804 (it was $16,140 in 2000)

Farson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $304,975 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Farson:

$304,975
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $331,913; Detached houses: $329,030

Median gross rent in 2016: $110.

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  • Races in Farson, WY (2010)

    Farson races chart
    • 28691.4%White alone
    • 165.1%Hispanic
    • 72.2%American Indian alone
    • 41.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Farson: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (93.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6595 feet

Land area: 75.4 square miles.

Population density: 4.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Farson,WY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Farson:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 78.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 54.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farson CDP:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Farson, Wyoming as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Farson to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,973 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,459 (0.3%)

Farson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (146.6 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (280.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (615.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Eden, WY (2.7 miles ), Fontenelle, WY (5.9 miles) , Superior, WY (6.1 miles ), Reliance, WY (6.1 miles ), North Rock Springs, WY (6.1 miles ), La Barge, WY (6.3 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (6.4 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 109.42 W

Area code: 307

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

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (53%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (36%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Legal occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (53%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Farson, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Farson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 170% 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 176.8 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 257.4 miles away from Farson 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 435.1 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 157.2 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 89.2 miles away from Farson 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 185.2 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 Farson:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 42 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 127 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 147 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 160 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Idaho State University (about 161 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Westminster College (about 161 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 161 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high school in Farson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Farson:

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Reservoirs: Eden Reservoir Number 1 (A), Eden Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Eden Valley School (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 30 Highway 28) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Sitzman's Motel (4072 Highway 191) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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 2007 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.2%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Farson 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:
Here:

46.6%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Farson:

52.9%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.4%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.1%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Farson:

29.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Farson:

59.4%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Farson:

84.9%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farson, 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 Farson:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT 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.)
  • 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 Farson:

  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)

Farson fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 1981 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $193,000Total costs
  • 3,779Total average daily traffic
  • 477Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,984Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Farson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1/4 Mile Ne (Lat: 42.108278 Lon: -109.449306), Call Sign: WRA847, Licensee ID: L00095620
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.175 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 06/22/2024Registrant: Eden Valley Irrigation & Drainage District
  • Lat: 42.112111 Lon: -109.437694, Call Sign: WQER681
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz, 160.140 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 03/30/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2012, Certifier: Larry WilcoxRegistrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 3007 Earl Rudder Fwy, Ste. 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 217-8815, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N6IGC, Grant Date: 04/27/1998, Expiration Date: 04/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2010, Registrant: Bennie G Hicks, Farson, WY 82932-0117

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13196 , Serial Number: 17262563, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Maasberg, Po Box 186, Farson, WY 82932
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3340M , Serial Number: 12-2200, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Darin B Scheer, Po Box 104, Farson, WY 82932, Other Owners: Gentian A Scheer
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-210TC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING T0-360 SER (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5641A , Serial Number: 9005C, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Leland P Grandy, Po Box 256, Farson, WY 82932
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8933D , Serial Number: 22-6091, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Leland P Grandy, Po Box 256, Farson, WY 82932
  • 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: 91151 , Serial Number: 18-8109077, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Allen R Stout, Po Box 191, Farson, WY 82932

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

COUNTRY BURGERS (Address: #5 BASCO RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-10-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
EATON INVESTMENTS (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MITCH`S CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-03-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Farson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Farson, WY

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Other fuel (9%)

Farson compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Farson on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #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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