Fort Bridger, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 345. Population change since 2000: -13.8%
Males: 180  (52.4%)
Females: 165  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  59.9 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82933.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,009 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$37,009
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,014 (it was $16,662 in 2000)

Fort Bridger CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,899 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Fort Bridger:

$162,899
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $646.

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  • Races in Fort Bridger, WY (2010)

    Fort Bridger races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fort Bridger: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (37.9%), German (21.2%), Irish (8.8%), Russian (7.9%), Italian (7.1%), Scottish (6.5%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Fort Bridger:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Fort Bridger CDP:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $994 (0.6%)

Fort Bridger satellite photo by USGS

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

Fort Bridger household income distribution Fort Bridger home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (45%)
  • Information (39%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (39%)
  • Material moving occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

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 Fort Bridger 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 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 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 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 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).
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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.2

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.9%
(37.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Fort Bridger compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Wyoming average:

9.3

Fort Bridger travel time to work - commute Fort Bridger mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • 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)

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
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%

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.54% ($29,902 average AGI)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.49% ($53,595)
from Weber County, UT  0.23% ($41,235)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Sweetwater County, WY  0.81% ($45,032 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.59% ($32,778)
to Albany County, WY  0.34% ($20,692)

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 3,458Total average daily traffic
  • 348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,114Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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