Kirby, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +64.9%
Males: 47  (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 (it was $19,137 in 2000)

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 2012: 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: 865 people per square mile   (low).

Kirby, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Kirby:

  • High school or higher: 49.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirby town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 75.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

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+: West Adams, CO (317.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

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

Kirby household income distribution Kirby home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wyoming:

4.4%

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%)

Average climate in Kirby, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Kirby-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 103% 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 133.6 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 280.6 miles away from Kirby center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 140.3 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 157.1 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) earthquake occurred 250.3 miles away from Kirby center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 529.3 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 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).
Kirby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kirby:

  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirby:

  • Sheridan College (about 91 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 115 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 139 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 163 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 180 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 192 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 216 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

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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 that have no violations reported:

  • KIRBY, TOWN OF (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
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 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kirby travel time to work - commute Kirby mode of transportation to work chart

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%
Here: 39.4%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$2,990
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,140

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($180.85)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $13,000 ($138.30)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($42.55)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($31.91)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.64)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($10.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($74.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($191.49)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($127.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($212.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($436.17)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $451,000 ($4797.87)

8.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
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 Fremont County, WY  0.69% ($54,615 average AGI)
from Park County, WY  0.69% ($30,615)
from Natrona County, WY  0.53% ($21,600)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Fremont County, WY  0.81% ($34,267 average AGI)
to Washakie County, WY  0.65% ($72,583)

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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