Fort Bridger, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 345.
Population change since 2000: -13.8%
Males: 258  (75.0%)
Females: 87  (25.0%)
Median resident age:

47.5 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 82933.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,086 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$51,086
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,893 (it was $16,662 in 2000)

Fort Bridger CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,996 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$114,996
WY:

$214,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,770; detached houses: $203,924; mobile homes: $145,309

Median gross rent in 2017: $673.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Bridger: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.6%
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  • Races in Fort Bridger, WY (2010)
    • 31491.0%White alone
    • 82.3%Two or more races
    • 82.3%Hispanic
    • 72.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 61.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fort Bridger, Wyoming as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Bridger is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (89.1%), Irish (10.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6670 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (very low).

Fort Bridger, Wyoming map

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Wyoming:

2.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fort Bridger CDP:

1.3% ($654)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (82.1 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (298.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (546.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Bridger Valley, WY (1.3 miles ),
Urie, WY (1.6 miles ),
Mountain View, WY (2.0 miles ),
Lyman, WY (2.2 miles ),
Carter, WY (3.0 miles),
Robertson, WY (3.0 miles),
Lonetree, WY (4.8 miles),
Granger, WY (5.4 miles)

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 110.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Distribution of median household income in Fort Bridger, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Bridger, WY in 2017
Fort Bridger satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Most common industries in Fort Bridger, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.8%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (32.0%)
  • Construction (22.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.0%)
  • Wood products (6.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.3%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Fort Bridger, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.0%)
  • Extraction workers (7.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (9.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Fort Bridger, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Bridger-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 214% 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 225.0 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 257.9 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 376.0 miles away from Fort Bridger 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 118.1 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 105.2 miles away from Fort Bridger center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Fort Bridger 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 Uinta 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).
Fort Bridger topographic map

Airports located in Fort Bridger:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Bridger:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 63 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 80 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 82 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 86 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 88 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 89 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Uinta County Fire Protection Fort Bridger (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fort Bridger Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Blacks Fork (A), Groshon Creek (B), Threemile Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Wyoming State - Park & Cultural Resources (Museums; 37001 Bus I 80).

Uinta 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 Fort Bridger and their reported violations in the past:

UNION PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Consult with State - In OCT-07-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-07-2012 to AUG-23-2014)
  • Failure to Consult with State - In AUG-22-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-07-2012 to AUG-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Fort Bridger:

Marital status in Fort Bridger, WY
  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 19.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 27.5%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Bridger:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.3
Wyoming average:

9.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Bridger, WY (based on Uinta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other10,06623
Evangelical Protestant1,45016
Catholic8032
Mainline Protestant4966
None8,303-
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: 3
Here:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Uinta County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Uinta County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
State:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.6
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Bridger:

19.5%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.6%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Bridger:

77.8%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Bridger, WY Residents

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Sweetwater County, WY  0.85% ($78,200 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.46% ($58,314)
from Weber County, UT  0.27% ($46,095)


6.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.65% ($88,400 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.49% ($66,447)
to Lincoln County, WY  0.30% ($64,391)

Businesses in Fort Bridger, WY

  • Burger King: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Bridger:

  • 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)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Bridger:

  • KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CI (92.7 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KNYN (99.1 FM; FORT BRIDGER, WY; Owner: M. KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K209DC (89.7 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K240CP (95.9 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KWKD (102.3 FM; RANDOLPH, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • KBZN-FM1 (97.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K201AE (88.1 FM; COALVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KZHT-FM1 (94.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K203BX (88.5 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Bridger:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)

Fort Bridger fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1977 07:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.0mTotal length
  • $402,000Total costs
  • 38,346Total average daily traffic
  • 12,616Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,898Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Bridger, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 91960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Bridger, WY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Bridger)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 898.0, Mp 898.0, Evanston Sub - Hbd/Ded (Lat: 41.243278 Lon: -110.702472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRI844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, 160.965 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • MP 898.0 REMOTE, Mp 898.0, Evanston Sub (Lat: 41.243278 Lon: -110.702472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQXQ608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.250 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2016, Expiration Date: 05/10/2026, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF7RVL, Licensee ID: L01664224, Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/29/2021, Certifier: J Thad Stevens, Registrant: J Thad Stevens, 1441 County Road 217, Fort Bridger, WY 82933

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9057K , Serial Number: 108-2057, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/1990
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rex E Lewis, 3778 County Road 212, Fort Bridger, WY 82933, Other Owners: Rosemary L Lewis

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Bridger, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Bridger, WY
    • 5751.4%Outside Fires
    • 2522.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2018.0%Structure Fires
    • 98.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Bridger, WY
Most common first names in Fort Bridger, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary780.3 years
Frank480.5 years
John479.0 years
Charles368.3 years
Donald266.5 years
George284.9 years
Ella289.1 years
Glen276.0 years
Robert259.5 years
Steve284.0 years
Most common last names in Fort Bridger, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fillin579.6 years
Roitz578.3 years
Taylor568.0 years
Aimone377.4 years
Jacobsen373.6 years
Hamilton371.7 years
Dahlquist384.7 years
Micheli385.7 years
Cantlin376.0 years
Zampedri369.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Bridger, WY
  • 100.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Bridger, WY
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Fort Bridger compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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