Hawk Springs, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 45. Population change since 2000: -34.8%
Males: 26  (58.1%)
Females: 19  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82217, 82244.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,299 (it was $8,750 in 2000)
Hawk Springs:

$20,299
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,515 (it was $9,600 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,330 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Hawk Springs:

$114,330
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $120,419; Detached houses: $120,419
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  • White alone - 44 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (2.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hawk Springs: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.6%), German (22.5%), Irish (15.7%), Swedish (9.0%), Dutch (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4388 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Hawk Springs:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Hawk Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

2 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe).

This place:  3.2%
Wyoming:  3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $860 (0.8%)

Hawk Springs satellite photo by USGS

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 household income distribution Hawk Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (63%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (80%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Hawk Springs, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 below Wyoming state average. It is 13% 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 Hawk Springs center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 189.9 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 Goshen County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hawk Springs topographic map

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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hawk Springs travel time to work - commute Hawk Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (74%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.08%
Here: 37.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents29.2%15.6%10.8%7.8%7.7%
Congregations5.0%15.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist General ConferenceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.5%5.7%4.4%3.7%8.5%
Congregations5.0%10.0%5.0%15.0%30.0%
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: 4
Goshen County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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%

8.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($118,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
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 Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.76% ($35,833 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.53% ($24,080)
from Carbon County, WY  0.42% ($30,500)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
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 Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.72% ($33,118 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.68% ($22,469)
to Carbon County, WY  0.51% ($7,917)

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)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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
    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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
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