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Population in 2010: 1,759. Population change since 2000: +19.1%
Males: 830  (47.2%)
Females: 929  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  27.1 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82514.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,744 (it was $18,906 in 2000)
Fort Washakie:

$35,744
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,348

Fort Washakie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,899 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Fort Washakie:

$74,899
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,523; Detached houses: $104,003; Townhouses or other attached units: $339,973; In 2-unit structures: $65,038; Mobile homes: $121,617

Median gross rent in 2012: $393.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,570 (89.3%)
  • White alone - 90 (5.1%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Washakie: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (6.3%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.4%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5568 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Washakie:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Washakie CDP:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.3%
Wyoming:  2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (160.9 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (305.2 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (677.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Boulder Flats, WY (2.9 miles ), Ethete, WY (2.9 miles ), Johnstown, WY (3.8 miles ), Lander, WY (3.8 miles ), Wind River, WY (4.1 miles) , Hudson, WY (4.2 miles ), Pavillion, WY (4.5 miles) , Arapahoe, WY (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 108.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Washakie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/7/2004 at 07:51:37, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.0 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/1993 at 21:02:28, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.7 ML, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Fort Washakie center
On 6/20/1998 at 21:16:21, a magnitude 4.7 (4.4 MB, 4.7 ML) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/27/2001 at 22:05:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/10/1992 at 15:40:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Fort Washakie center
On 10/22/2002 at 04:11:15, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 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 Fremont County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Washakie:

  • WIND RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 11 SHIPTON LN)
  • MORNING STAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4 NORTH FORK ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Washakie:

  • LANDER VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LANDER, WY)
  • NORTH CENTER - WSTS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LANDER, WY)
  • WESTWARD HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LANDER, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Fort Washakie, WY

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

  • Casper College (about 132 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,078)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 156 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Utah State University (about 172 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 172 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Idaho State University (about 180 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 195 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Weber State University (about 200 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)

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Notable locations in Fort Washakie: Coolidge Turnout (A), Fremont County Fire Protection District Battalion 12 Fort Washakie Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fort Washakie: Latter Day Saints Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Fort Washakie Underground Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: North Fork Little Wind River (A), Crooked Creek (B), South Fork Little Wind River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Fremont 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 26.4. This is better than average.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.3%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Fort Washakie compared to Wyoming state average:

Fort Washakie, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fort Washakie (2011 data):

  • Central Bank and Trust: Fort Washakie Branch at 14615 U.S. Highway 287, branch established on 1998/09/01. Info updated 2009/09/25: Bank assets: $150.0 mil, Deposits: $127.6 mil, headquarters in Lander, WY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Washakie travel time to work - commute


Fort Washakie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fort Washakie CDP (based on Fremont County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.07%
Here42.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents27.2%18.4%9.6%8.1%7.8%
Congregations13.5%13.5%9.5%6.8%4.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.8%4.3%3.2%2.3%12.4%
Congregations10.8%2.7%6.8%5.4%27.0%
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: 10
Fremont County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fremont County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

26.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Fremont County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Natrona County, WY  0.49% ($35,955 average AGI)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.27% ($47,500)
from Albany County, WY  0.25% ($34,394)


6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Natrona County, WY  0.49% ($33,154 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.37% ($21,388)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.19% ($34,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Washakie:

  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • 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.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Washakie:

  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Washakie:

  • KGWL-TV (Channel 5; LANDER, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K22CI (Channel 22; LANDER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)

Fort Washakie fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2000 01:27 PM, Shipton Lane, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Winkleman Dome 24.1 Km Nnw Of (Lat: 43.134389 Lon: -108.916778), Structure height: 1889.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN259
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Winkleman Dome (Lat: 43.145778 Lon: -108.924556), Call Sign: WQU469
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 01/17/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WINKLEMAN DOME, 15 Mi Nnw Of (Lat: 43.134389 Lon: -108.916778), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WMQ273
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • Fort Washakie, WY, Lat: 43.092000 Lon: -109.079333, Call Sign: WQAY329
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2004, Expiration Date: 08/25/2014, Certifier: Joseph Listengart
    Registrant: Sourcegas Arkansas, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:
  • Fort Washakie, 356 Old Wind River Hwy (Lat: 43.002639 Lon: -108.882000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQGD289
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2006, Expiration Date: 12/14/2016, Certifier: Helen D Torrez
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Fort Washakie, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1281.2 years
Charles978.7 years
John878.0 years
Margaret775.7 years
George678.7 years
Louis673.9 years
Ben566.4 years
Joseph570.0 years
Gladys572.0 years
Irene578.8 years
Most common last names in Fort Washakie, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts1173.0 years
Hill964.2 years
Shoyo868.0 years
Tillman760.0 years
Brown674.7 years
Moon662.5 years
Moss672.8 years
St Clair676.0 years
Tyler674.8 years
Wagon662.3 years
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