Lander, Wyoming

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Population in 2017: 7,551 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 3,710  (49.1%)
Females: 3,841  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 82520.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,670 (it was $32,397 in 2000)
Lander:

$51,670
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,681 (it was $18,389 in 2000)

Lander city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,237 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Lander:

$215,237
WY:

$214,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $767.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lander: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.9% for American Indian residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lander, WY (2017)
    • 6,34882.5%White alone
    • 5046.6%American Indian alone
    • 3965.1%Two or more races
    • 3704.8%Hispanic
    • 941.2%Asian alone
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Lander, Wyoming as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lander is 299 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lander by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.9)
2
(27.4)
3
(39.4)
1
(13.3)
3
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(216.6)
16
(229.4)
15
(212.3)
8
(111.8)
5
(68.5)
8
(105.0)
8
(106.0)
5
(65.1)
5
(64.7)
2
(25.7)
5
(65.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(447.6)
27
(387.1)
24
(339.7)
23
(321.3)
22
(301.2)
23
(301.8)
32
(424.0)
30
(390.6)
16
(206.9)
27
(346.7)
14
(182.4)
3
(39.0)
8
(104.3)
12
(159.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
228
(3,292)
196
(2,810)
178
(2,519)
211
(2,948)
204
(2,793)
221
(2,900)
204
(2,703)
225
(2,929)
261
(3,375)
214
(2,748)
219
(2,853)
231
(3,000)
199
(2,594)
234
(3,103)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(101.1)
8
(114.7)
11
(155.7)
12
(167.6)
2
(27.4)
10
(131.2)
7
(92.8)
6
(78.1)
8
(103.5)
7
(89.9)
7
(91.2)
8
(103.9)
8
(104.3)
11
(145.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)214.4194.6179.5213.9170.6208.0177.0221.1170.7146.5173.2131.1119.4146.9

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City-data.com crime index in Lander, WY

Crime rate in Lander detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Wyoming average:

2.53
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), English (12.0%), American (9.0%), Norwegian (9.0%), Irish (6.0%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5355 feet

Land area: 4.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,709 people per square mile   (low).

Lander, Wyoming map

166 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.2%
Wyoming:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,356 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,503 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (172.6 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (282.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (668.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Boulder Flats, WY (2.5 miles ),
Hudson, WY (3.0 miles ),
Ethete, WY (3.6 miles ),
Fort Washakie, WY (3.8 miles ),
Arapahoe, WY (4.2 miles ),
Johnstown, WY (4.5 miles ),
Riverton, WY (4.7 miles ),
Wind River, WY (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 108.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +674 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,371 (71.2%)

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Lander, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lander, WY in 2017
Lander satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Historical population in Lander, WY
Historical housing units in Lander, WY
Most common industries in Lander, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Lander, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Lander, Wyoming

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Lander, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.174. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.174
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.0537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0537
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 45.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Lander-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 137% 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 153.6 miles away from Lander 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 268.6 miles away from Lander 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 161.9 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 199.3 miles away from Lander 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 113.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 480.6 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 Fremont County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lander topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lander:

  • LANDER REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1320 BISHOP RANDALL DR)
  • NORTH CENTER - WSTS (8204 STATE HIGHWAY 789)
  • PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE OF WYOMING,THE (150 WYOMING ST)
  • SOUTH CENTER (WSTS 8204 STATE HWY 789)
  • LANDER VALLEY HOME HEALTH (409 LINCOLN)
  • WESTWARD HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (150 CARING WAY)

Airports located in Lander:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lander:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 90 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Casper College (about 123 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 161 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 168 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 175 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Idaho State University (about 188 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 192 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Public high schools in Lander:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lander:

  • JEFFREY CITY ELEMENTARY (Location: 375 BOB ADAMS, Grades: KG-6)
  • LANDER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 755 JEFFERSON ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • GANNETT PEAK ELEMENTARY (Location: 615 POPO AGIE, Grades: KG-3)
  • BALDWIN CREEK ELEMENTARY (Location: 350 SMITH ST, Grades: 4-5)
See full list of schools located in Lander

Library in Lander:

  • FREMONT COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,672,055; Location: 451 NORTH 2ND ST; 120,274 books; 48 e-books; 7,986 audio materials; 5,602 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 258 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lander: Shoshone National Forest Washakie Ranger District Fire Engine Crew (A), Lander Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Squaw Creek Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mount Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dickinson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of the American West-Pioneer Association (1445 West Main) (1), Estern Shoshone Cultural Center (Museums; 90 Ethete Road) (2), Lander Childrens Museum (445 Lincoln Street) (3), Freewheel Ski & Cycle (Tours & Charters; 378 Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Pronghorn Lodge (150 East Main Street) (1), Best Western The Inn at Lander (260 Grand View Drive) (2), Baldwin Creek Bed & Breakfast (2343 Baldwin Creek Road) (3), Holiday Lodge (210 McFarlane Drive) (4), Downtown Motel (569 Main Street) (5), Silver Spur Motel (1240 Main Street) (6), Strokers USA (8180 State Highway 789) (7), Maverick Motel Restaurant (808 Main Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Fremont County Wyoming - District Court- Child Support Lander (450 North 2nd Street Rm 360) (1), Fremont County Government - County Courthouse- District Court- District Court Cham (450 North 2nd Street Rm 220) (2), Fremont County Government - County Courthouse- District Court- Clerk Of District C (450 North 2nd Street Rm 220) (3), Fremont County Government - County Courthouse- Circuit Court- Traffic-Game-Fish Violat (450 North 2nd Street Rm 220) (4), Fremont County Government - County Courthouse- Circuit Court- Criminal C (450 North 2nd Street Rm 220) (5), Fremont County Government - County Courthouse- Circuit Court- Civil And Small Cl (450 North 2nd Street Rm 220) (6), Lander Wyoming - Municipal Court (250 North 1st Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Nate Marquardt - Mixed martial artist, Bob Nicholas - Wyoming state representative, Roy McMakin - Designer, Holly Allen - Beauty queen.

Fremont 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 Lander and their reported violations in the past:

LANDER, CITY OF (Population served: 6,800, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • 28 regular monitoring violations
SINKS CANYON CENTER (Address: hroseber@cwc.edu , Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ATLANTIC CITY MERCANTILE, INC. (Population served: 48, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2012), Fed FAO issued (APR-17-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SINKS CANYON CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TWIN PINES RV PARK (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lander that have no violations reported:

  • GLACIER POTABLE WATER (Serves ND, Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FREMONT COUNTY YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SINKS CANYON STATE PK-POPO AGIE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Lander in 2010:

  • 154 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lander in 2000:

  • 111 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Lander (2011 data):

  • First Interstate Bank: Lander Main Branch at 8118 Highway 79, branch established on 2001/08/06. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lander Branch at 505 Main St, branch established on 1972/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the West: Lander Branch at 303 Main Street, branch established on 1884/04/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Central Bank and Trust: Central Bank And Trust at 285 Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/31. Info updated 2009/09/25: Bank assets: $150.0 mil, Deposits: $127.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company
  • Wyoming National Bank: Lander Branch at 685 Main, branch established on 2003/06/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $98.1 mil, headquarters in Riverton, WY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wyoming National Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lander:

Marital status in Lander, WY
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lander:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wyoming average:

9.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lander
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lander, WY (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26950
Other3,65812
Catholic3,04710
Mainline Protestant2,21916
None26,930-
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: 10
Fremont County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fremont County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fremont County:

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lander:

47.2%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lander:

10.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lander:

35.7%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Lander:

56.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lander, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$96,400$57,8400$0
Other Government Administration 12$29,951$29,9510$0
Water Supply 9$38,399$51,1990$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,902$51,2610$0
Streets and Highways 5$20,500$49,2000$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,240$37,4400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$16,200$97,2000$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,399$38,3941$1,000
Financial Administration 2$9,319$55,9140$0
Fire - Other 1$3,887$46,6440$0
Sewerage 1$3,971$47,6520$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 63$261,168$49,7461$1,000

Lander government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,784,000 ($633.56)
    Regular Highways: $3,779,000 ($500.46)
    Sewerage: $444,000 ($58.80)
    Air Transportation: $151,000 ($20.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($4.24)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,080,000 ($407.89)
    Police Protection: $1,910,000 ($252.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $620,000 ($82.11)
    Financial Administration: $613,000 ($81.18)
    Sewerage: $541,000 ($71.65)
    Regular Highways: $505,000 ($66.88)
    General Public Buildings: $277,000 ($36.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000 ($36.15)
    General - Other: $218,000 ($28.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $166,000 ($21.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $154,000 ($20.39)
    Health - Other: $96,000 ($12.71)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($11.26)
    Air Transportation: $59,000 ($7.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000 ($5.43)
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000 ($1.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $211,000 ($27.94)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($19.86)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($8.34)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($5.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($4.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.46)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,162,000 ($418.75)

Lander government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $862,000 ($114.16)
    Other: $294,000 ($38.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($15.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($5.16)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($1.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $507,000 ($67.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,245,000 ($164.88)
    Other: $148,000 ($19.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $465,000 ($61.58)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($11.92)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,204,000 ($291.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,243,000 ($297.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,747,000 ($231.36)
    Other: $1,533,000 ($203.02)
    Highways: $201,000 ($26.62)
  • Tax - Property: $673,000 ($89.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $372,000 ($49.26)
    Other License: $47,000 ($6.22)
    Other: $37,000 ($4.90)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($4.11)

Lander government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,973,000 ($923.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,142,000 ($680.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,026,000 ($268.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $195,000 ($25.82)

Lander government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $517,000 ($68.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,272,000 ($1095.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($9.27)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($53,938 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.18% ($28,741)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.17% ($53,038)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Natrona County, WY  0.44% ($44,500 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.26% ($52,821)
to Albany County, WY  0.15% ($55,773)
Businesses in Lander, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx2Safeway1
Ford1Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Kroger1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in Lander:

  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lander:

  • K237CP (95.3 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • 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)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K220GP (91.9 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)

TV broadcast stations around Lander:

  • KGWL-TV (Channel 5; LANDER, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K22CI (Channel 22; LANDER, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • K12HM (Channel 12; LANDER, WY; Owner: LANDER VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCWC-TV (Channel 4; LANDER, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
Lander fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lander fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.5mTotal length
  • $117,000Total costs
  • 11,600Total average daily traffic
  • 615Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,556Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lander)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lander, WY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lander)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 59 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lander)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of fires - 112 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Lander, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.4%), and Structure Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lander, WY
    • 52159.4%Outside Fires
    • 22125.2%Structure Fires
    • 8910.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 465.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lander, WY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lander, WY
  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lander, WY
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Lander compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lander on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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