Fontenelle, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 13. Population change since 2000: -31.6%
Males: (61.5%)
Females: (38.5%)
Median resident age:  51.8 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 83101

Estimated median household income in 2016: $4,005 (it was $2,499 in 2000)
Fontenelle:

$4,005
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $0

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,478 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Fontenelle:

$52,478
WY:

$209,500
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    • 17.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fontenelle: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6480 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 3.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Fontenelle, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Fontenelle:

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 2.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fontenelle CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Fontenelle CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Fontenelle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (111.9 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (301.6 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (595.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: La Barge, WY (4.5 miles ), Opal, WY (4.5 miles) , Calpet, WY (4.8 miles) , Granger, WY (5.3 miles) , Kemmerer, WY (5.4 miles ), Diamondville, WY (5.4 miles ), Oakley, WY (5.4 miles) , Eden, WY (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 110.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Fontenelle, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fontenelle-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 196% 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 180.7 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 238.2 miles away from Fontenelle 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 400.6 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 124.5 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 71.6 miles away from Fontenelle 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 188.7 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).
Fontenelle topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fontenelle:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 51 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 93 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 113 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 126 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 128 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Westminster College (about 128 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 131 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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

Lincoln 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 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.90
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 38.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

19.96
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  50.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.7%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

100.0%
Whole state:

11.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

100.0%
Whole state:

4.5%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
Wyoming average:

10.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fontenelle CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

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
Lincoln County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%

7.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
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 Teton County, WY  0.66% ($46,146 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.39% ($42,958)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.29% ($37,444)


8.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
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 Teton County, WY  0.62% ($43,795 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.42% ($47,500)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.37% ($28,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fontenelle:

  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; 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)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fontenelle:

  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fontenelle:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Brett Haslem, Approximately 8.0 Km Se Of (Lat: 41.930917 Lon: -110.003222), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 4357895252, Brett@bhi-Ut.Com
  • Brett Haslem, Approximately 8.0 Km Se Of (Lat: 41.930917 Lon: -110.003222), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 2023792880, Saa@saaustin.Com, 1725 I STREET, NW, SUITE 300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STORM SHELTR, Approximately 8.0 Km Se Of (Lat: 41.930917 Lon: -110.003222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQVH657
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/13/2025, Certifier: Bruce ToddRegistrant: Uintah Basin Electronic Telecommunications D/B/A Strata Networks, 211 East 200 North, Roosevelt, UT 84066, Phone: (435) 646-5007, Fax: (435) 622-0014, Email:
  • STATION, 4.65 Mi Se Of (Lat: 41.930778 Lon: -110.004028), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WEG721
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/1995, Expiration Date: 05/03/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2000Registrant: Phone: (801) 534-5233

Fontenelle 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.
  • Black race population 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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