Hawk Springs, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 45.
Population change since 2000: -34.8%
Males: 22  (50.7%)
Females: 23  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82217, 82244.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $14,959 (it was $8,750 in 2000)
Hawk Springs:

$14,959
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,550 (it was $9,600 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $180,779 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Hawk Springs:

$180,779
WY:

$235,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Hawk Springs: 97.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: Danish (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4388 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Hawk Springs, Wyoming map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hawk Springs CDP:

0.5% ($350)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (52.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (137.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (712.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Goshen Hole, WY (2.8 miles ),
Yoder, WY (3.1 miles),
La Grange, WY (3.4 miles ),
Huntley, WY (3.4 miles),
Veteran, WY (3.7 miles),
Lyman, NE (3.8 miles ),
Henry, NE (4.3 miles),
Torrington, WY (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 104.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Hawk Springs satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Wyoming:

4.9%

Average climate in Hawk Springs, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 62.3. This is about average.

City:

62.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.162. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.162
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 25.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 3.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hawk Springs-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Hawk Springs place center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Hawk Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 550% 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 375.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Hawk Springs center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 508.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 382.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from Hawk Springs 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 Goshen County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawk Springs:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 55 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Wyoming (about 76 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 76 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 94 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Chadron State College (about 97 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 99 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 99 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Goshen County Fire District 5C - Hawk Springs Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Goshen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Hawk Springs:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hawk Springs:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 100.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hawk Springs, WY (based on Goshen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4031
Mainline Protestant1,1456
Evangelical Protestant1,03213
Other5032
None9,166-
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: 4
Here:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Goshen County:

24.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.7%
Wyoming:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hawk Springs:

65.8%
Wyoming:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Hawk Springs:

28.0
State:

28.8

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hawk Springs:

6.7
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.0%
Wyoming:

34.7%

General health condition:
This city:

65.2%
State:

56.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.9%
Wyoming:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hawk Springs, WY Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Hawk Springs:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hawk Springs:

  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KERM (98.3 FM; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKAW (107.3 FM; ALBIN, WY; Owner: TSB II, INC)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hawk Springs:

  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • $47,000Total costs
  • 2,972Total average daily traffic
  • 255Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,457Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Katrina McCarron, 328 Us Hwy 85 (Wy-09305 Hawk Springs) (Lat: 41.775889 Lon: -104.267278), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 56015 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Skyway Towers, LLC, Kmccarron@skywaytowers.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 960-6207
  • Katrina McCarron, 328 Us Hwy 85 (Wy-09305 Hawk Springs) (Lat: 41.775889 Lon: -104.267278), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 56015 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Skyway Towers, LLC, Kmccarron@skywaytowers.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 960-6207
  • Katrina McCarron, 328 Us Hwy 85 (Wy-09305 Hawk Springs) (Lat: 41.775889 Lon: -104.267278), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 56015 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Skyway Towers, LLC, Kmccarron@skywaytowers.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 960-6207

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 13 Mi W (Lat: 41.757750 Lon: -104.516917), Call Sign: KNHH270, Licensee ID: L00690017,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2013, Registrant: Warren Jackson Ranch Company, Rr 1 Box 42, Chugwater, WY 82210, Phone: (307) 422-3476
  • 3 Mi N 12.5 Mi W (Lat: 41.836083 Lon: -104.501083), Call Sign: KZE356,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/1995, Expiration Date: 10/02/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000, Registrant: Jerry Smith, Yoder, WY 82244, Phone: (307) 532-7355
  • S Main St On Hwy 85 (Lat: 41.781917 Lon: -104.266056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPLD547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.605 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022, Certifier: Scott Ross, Registrant: Firstwireless, Inc., 2020 East 11th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001, Phone: (307) 632-6686

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HAWKSPRINGSW, Alongside Co Rd 17 (Lat: 41.748111 Lon: -104.497722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQYT548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz... (+37 more), Grant Date: 01/13/2017, Expiration Date: 01/13/2027, Certifier: Matt Larsen, Registrant: Inventive Wireless Of Nebraska, LLC, 1225 Sage Street, Gering, NE 69341, Phone: (308) 635-9434, Email:
  • DN01841B, 328 Us Hwy 85 (Wy-09305 Hawk Springs) (Lat: 41.775889 Lon: -104.267278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WRCQ271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HAWKSPRINGSS, 328 Us Hwy 85 (Wy-09305 Hawk Springs) (Lat: 41.775889 Lon: -104.267278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WRJZ390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2020, Expiration Date: 11/24/2030, Certifier: Matt Larsen, Registrant: Inventive Wireless Of Nebraska, LLC, 1225 Sage Street, Gering, NE 69341, Phone: (308) 635-9434, Email:
  • LONE TREE, 12.6 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 41.748583 Lon: -104.498833), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KPQ75,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Specialty Antenna Site Resources, Inc, Cedar Crest, NM 87008

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG0IJ, Previous Call Sign: N0QHA, Licensee ID: L00706162, Grant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/21/2023, Certifier: Steve R Bogart, Registrant: Steve R Bogart, 3445 Rd 61, Hawk Springs, WY 82217
  • Call Sign: KE7JMU, Licensee ID: L01212448, Grant Date: 04/03/2018, Expiration Date: 04/03/2028, Certifier: Mark A Knittle, Registrant: Platte River Amateur Radio Community Association, Hawk Springs, WY 82217

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 25 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hawk Springs, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (83.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (7.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hawk Springs, WY
    • 13583.9%Outside Fires
    • 127.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.3%Structure Fires
    • 74.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hawk Springs, WY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hawk Springs, WY
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hawk Springs compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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