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Population in 2010: 345. Population change since 2000: -13.8%
Males: 159  (46.2%)
Females: 186  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82933.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,898 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$35,898
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,435

Fort Bridger CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $159,046 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$159,046
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,761; Detached houses: $153,145; Mobile homes: $46,923

Median gross rent in 2012: $599.

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  • White alone - 314 (91.0%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Bridger: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (27.8%), German (17.4%), Irish (13.6%), Scottish (7.9%), French (7.7%), Russian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6670 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Fort Bridger:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Bridger CDP:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 25.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.8%
  • Divorced: 38.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Wyoming:  2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $807 (0.6%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (305.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Information (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Bridger-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/1994 at 16:16:44, a magnitude 5.2 (4.3 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Fort Bridger center
On 2/7/1994 at 06:35:47, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/10/1994 at 20:04:09, a magnitude 4.6 (3.9 MB, 4.3 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Fort Bridger center
On 2/7/1994 at 12:15:45, a magnitude 4.5 (3.9 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Uinta County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Fort Bridger, WY

Airports located in Fort Bridger:

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

  • Utah State University (about 80 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 80 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 82 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • University of Utah (about 86 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Westminster College (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • Western Governors University (about 90 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 92 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1

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

UNION PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.5%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Bridger, WY

Fort Bridger compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Bridger travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.10%
Here62.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents68.4%15.0%6.5%2.0%1.6%
Congregations53.8%5.1%5.1%5.1%2.6%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.0%1.4%
Congregations5.1%2.6%5.1%2.6%12.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Uinta County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Uinta 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%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Uinta County:

29.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

8.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.77% ($47,815 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.55% ($29,526)
from Utah County, UT  0.30% ($28,190)


8.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.94% ($42,545 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.74% ($34,077)
to Utah County, UT  0.37% ($23,154)

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (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:

3
  • Call Sign: KD7AUQ, Licensee ID: L01348404
    Grant Date: 12/27/2007, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Certifier: Robert B Adams
    Registrant: Robert B Adams, 3242 County Rd 217, Fort Bridger, WY 82933
  • Call Sign: KF7ELU, Licensee ID: L01508557
    Grant Date: 09/08/2009, Expiration Date: 09/08/2019, Certifier: Clayton D Lowther
    Registrant: Clayton D Lowther, Fort Bridger, WY 82933
  • 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:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3405V , Serial Number: D-881, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Sas Inc, Po Box 284, Fort Bridger, WY 82933
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rex E Lewis, 570 Union Rd # 36, Fort Bridger, WY 82933, Other Owners: Rosemary L Lewis
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9709 , Serial Number: 1233, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Sas Inc, Po Box 284, Fort Bridger, WY 82933


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2


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

Businesses in Fort Bridger, WY

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

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