For population 25 years and over in Lance Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Lance Creek CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (101.0 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (220.0 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (771.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Manville, WY (4.3 miles) , Lusk, WY (4.7 miles ), Lost Springs, WY (4.9 miles) , Van Tassell, WY (6.2 miles) , Glendo, WY (6.5 miles ), Douglas, WY (6.5 miles ), Edgemont, SD (6.7 miles ), Rawhide Creek, WY (6.8 miles ).
Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 104.66 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 307
Average climate in Lance Creek, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lance Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Lance Creek place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/28/1978, a category F2 tornado 1.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lance Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/1996 at 13:27:57, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from Lance Creek center
On 8/29/2004 at 18:49:44, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2008 at 13:14:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Lance Creek center
On 7/23/1993 at 06:30:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Niobrara County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lance Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lance Creek:
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Public elementary/middle school in Lance Creek:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lance Creek and their reported violations in the past:LANCE CREEK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lance Creek compared to Wyoming state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lance Creek (based on Niobrara County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,800 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,013 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lance Creek:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:6