James Town, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 536. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 308  (57.6%)
Females: 228  (42.4%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82935.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $91,655 (it was $52,083 in 2000)
James Town:

$91,655
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,929 (it was $18,708 in 2000)

James Town CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $179,317 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
James Town:

$179,317
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $200,538; Detached houses: $215,281; Mobile homes: $107,303

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,283.

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  • Races in James Town, WY (2010)

    James Town races chart
    • 46887.3%White alone
    • 5410.1%Hispanic
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

Races in James Town detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in James Town: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.6%), American (12.8%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6108 feet

Land area: 8.36 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

James Town,WY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in James Town:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in James Town CDP:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

12 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

2.1%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,827 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $974 (0.6%)

James Town satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (128.1 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (263.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (572.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Green River, WY (2.2 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (3.2 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (3.6 miles ), North Rock Springs, WY (3.9 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (4.0 miles ), Little America, WY (4.2 miles) , Reliance, WY (4.2 miles ), Arrowhead Springs, WY (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 109.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

James Town household income distribution James Town home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (34%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in James Town: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in James Town, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

James Town-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 179% 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 215.5 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 277.9 miles away from James Town 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 422.0 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 155.0 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 111.7 miles away from James Town 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 6.0 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 Sweetwater County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
James Town topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near James Town:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GREEN RIVER, WY)
  • CASTLE ROCK CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREEN RIVER, WY)
  • YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEM HOSP OF SWEETWATER COUNTY/DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to James Town:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 16 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 119 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 128 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 133 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 134 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 135 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 137 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Notable locations in James Town: Peru (A), Gaensslen Ranch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sweetwater 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 2013 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.14
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 37.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 2.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.71
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wyoming average:

9.5

James Town travel time to work - commute James Town mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for James Town CDP (based on Sweetwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,99317
Catholic7,0075
Evangelical Protestant4,34235
Mainline Protestant1,3688
Orthodox1951
None22,901-
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: 6
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
James Town:

44.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
James Town:

38.4%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
James Town:

25.2%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
James Town:

7.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

49.8%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
James Town:

75.7%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of James Town, WY Residents

8.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($45,032 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($36,759)
from Albany County, WY  0.24% ($30,925)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($33,943 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.30% ($42,720)
to Laramie County, WY  0.24% ($51,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in James Town:

  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in James Town:

  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • K232CU (94.3 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around James Town:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K35CN (Channel 35; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K22BK (Channel 22; ROCK SPRINGS, ETC., WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $89,000Total costs
  • 50,978Total average daily traffic
  • 20,736Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,897Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for James Town, WY

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

James Town compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

James Town on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Venezuela (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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