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Population in 2012: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +63.2%
Males: 46  (50.0%)
Females: 47  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  29.3 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82430

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,707 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Kirby:

$65,707
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,245 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Kirby:

$115,245
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,603; Detached houses: $121,260; Mobile homes: $65,750

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,344.

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  • White alone - 88 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kirby: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.5%), Scottish (16.8%), Irish (14.2%), German (11.5%), United States (9.7%), Danish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4261 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 856 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kirby:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirby town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 76.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $858 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $640 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (138.3 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (327.1 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (740.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Winchester, WY (2.3 miles) , Lucerne, WY (2.4 miles ), East Thermopolis, WY (3.3 miles ), Thermopolis, WY (3.3 miles ), South Flat, WY (3.4 miles ), Mc Nutt, WY (3.8 miles ), Airport Road, WY (4.2 miles ), Worland, WY (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 108.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Earthquake activity:

Kirby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/27/2001 at 22:05:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.6 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 68.1 miles away from Kirby center
On 1/9/2007 at 10:10:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/31/1992 at 01:40:14, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/7/1991 at 12:49:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from Kirby center
On 11/16/1993 at 07:26:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hot Springs County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kirby:

  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Kirby, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirby:

  • Casper College (about 115 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,078)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 139 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 180 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Montana State University (about 191 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • University of Wyoming (about 218 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Black Hills State University (about 220 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Idaho State University (about 225 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kirby and their reported violations in the past:

KIRBY, TOWN OF (Population served: 57, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Kirby compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kirby travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Wood (37%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kirby town (based on Hot Springs County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.43%
Here39.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents27.0%18.0%18.0%8.1%7.9%
Congregations7.7%15.4%7.7%7.7%7.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents6.0%5.5%5.2%1.5%3.0%
Congregations7.7%7.7%7.7%7.7%23.1%
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: 2
Hot Springs County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Hot Springs County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

13.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hot Springs County:

25.2%
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 0$0 1$385
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$525
Water Supply 0$0 1$690
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,600

Kirby government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($182.80)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $13,000 ($139.78)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($43.01)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($32.26)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($21.51)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($21.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.75)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($10.75)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($75.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($193.55)

Kirby government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($129.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($215.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($440.86)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,000 ($21.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $451,000 ($4849.46)

9.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
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 Fremont County, WY  0.90% ($14,063 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($52,182)


9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
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 Park County, WY  0.90% ($38,750 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($33,091)
to Fremont County, WY  0.56% ($26,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirby:

  • KTHE (1240 AM; 1 kW; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWOR (1340 AM; 1 kW; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirby:

  • 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)
  • KUWT (91.3 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K273AD (102.5 FM; WORLAND, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTING, INC)
  • KKLX (96.1 FM; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kirby Control 1 1/4 Mi Se (Lat: 43.796333 Lon: -108.175944), Call Sign: KPF31
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 04/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2004
    Registrant: 200 East Randolph Drive, Mc Ll3, 205 North Michigan Ave., 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: (312) 260-3279, Fax: (312) 260-3398, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 0.6 Mi Se Of (Lat: 43.796333 Lon: -108.175917), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNEU418
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/1997, Expiration Date: 01/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2004
    Registrant: 200 East Randolph Drive, Mc Ll3, 205 North Michigan Ave., 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: (312) 260-3279, Fax: (312) 260-3398, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AB7SQ, Licensee ID: L01169483
    Grant Date: 07/05/2006, Expiration Date: 09/30/2016, Certifier: Daniel L Bare
    Registrant: Daniel L Bare, 221 W Main, Kirby, WY 82430


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Good Intent Call: 1

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