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Population in July 2007: 437.
Males: 233  (53.5%)
Females: 204  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Wyoming median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 82325.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,790 (it was $29,444 in 2000)
Grand Encampment:

$45,790
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,132

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,780 (it was $79,800 in 2000)
Grand Encampment:

$166,780
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $159,758; Detached houses: $193,480; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,677; Mobile homes: $58,478

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  • White alone - 429 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Encampment: 170.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.5%), Irish (19.6%), English (15.8%), Scotch-Irish (7.2%), Swedish (5.6%), Norwegian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Encampment:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Encampment town:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Wyoming:  2.7%

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

Grand Encampment town:  0.5% ($400)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Collins, CO (100.2 miles , pop. 118,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (140.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (605.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Encampment, WY (0.4 miles ), Riverside, WY (0.8 miles) , Ryan Park, WY (4.1 miles) , Saratoga, WY (4.1 miles ), Fox Park, WY (5.9 miles) , Centennial, WY (5.9 miles) , Albany, WY (5.9 miles) , Elk Mountain, WY (6.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,300

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Latitude: 41.21 N, Longitude: 106.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Plant and system operators (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Grand Encampment-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Grand Encampment center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/26/2000 at 21:58:46, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1993 at 21:33:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Grand Encampment center
On 8/6/1998 at 18:22:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Encampment:

  • University of Wyoming (about 63 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,610)
  • Colorado State University (about 100 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 105 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Casper College (about 115 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 116 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Aims Community College (about 120 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 123 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)

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Notable locations in Grand Encampment: Hayden Ranger Station (A), Medicine Bow National Forest Brush Creek - Hayden Ranger District Fire Engine Crew (B), Encampment / Riverside Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Carbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Wyoming:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.6%
Whole state:  67.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.8%
Whole state:

11.4%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grand Encampment, WY

Grand Encampment compared to Wyoming state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Grand Encampment town (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.94%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents35.0%15.5%13.0%9.3%5.3%
Congregations11.6%11.6%14.0%14.0%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.1%5.0%4.5%1.8%5.5%
Congregations7.0%7.0%7.0%4.7%16.3%
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: 6
Carbon County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Carbon County:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

18.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

28.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,520$21,1200$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,334$38,0040$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,240$26,8800$0
Sewerage 1$2,524$30,2880$0
Water Supply 1$3,874$46,4880$0
Totals for Government 7$18,492$31,7010$0

Grand Encampment government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $73,000 ($167.05)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($162.47)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.58)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($233.41)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($219.68)
    Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($125.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($89.24)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($73.23)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($48.05)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($45.77)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($18.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($13.73)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($38.90)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($32.04)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($25.17)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($4.58)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $164,000 ($375.29)

Grand Encampment government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($91.53)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($59.50)
    All Other: $14,000 ($32.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $107,000 ($244.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($52.63)
    Property Sale Other: $12,000 ($27.46)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($27.46)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($299.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $201,000 ($459.95)
    All Other: $115,000 ($263.16)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($16.02)
    Highways: $5,000 ($11.44)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($59.50)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.58)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($2.29)

Grand Encampment government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,282,000 ($2933.64)

9.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
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  0.59% ($41,424 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.55% ($27,613)
from Albany County, WY  0.48% ($29,148)


9.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.39%
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 Albany County, WY  0.77% ($35,302 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.70% ($43,359)
to Natrona County, WY  0.63% ($28,029)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Encampment:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Encampment:

  • K06BR (Channel 6; ENCAMPMENT, WY; Owner: ELK MOUNTAIN TV CO.)
  • K08CP (Channel 8; ENCAMPMENT, WY; Owner: ELK MOUNTAIN TV CO.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jon Hosford, Se Of Grand Encampment Wy (Lat: 41.112472 Lon: -106.463917), Type: 131.0, Overall height: 131 m
    Registrant: 6036686400, , 288 S. RIVER RD
  • jon hosford, Se Of Grand Encampment Wy (Lat: 41.112472 Lon: -106.463917), Type: 131.0, Overall height: 131 m
    Registrant: 6036686400, , 288 S. RIVER RD


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