Lander, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 7,732 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 3,748  (48.5%)
Females: 3,984  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82520.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,409 (it was $32,397 in 2000)
Lander:

$49,409
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,440 (it was $18,389 in 2000)

Lander city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $196,242 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Lander:

$196,242
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $175,056; Detached houses: $195,808; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,358; In 2-unit structures: $197,350; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,511; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,884; Mobile homes: $76,447

Median gross rent in 2012: $683.

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Lander races chart
  • White alone - 6,346 (82.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 710 (9.2%)
  • Hispanic - 346 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 128 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lander: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.1%), Irish (12.5%), English (10.4%), United States (4.2%), French (3.8%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5355 feet

Land area: 4.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,750 people per square mile   (low).

Lander,WY real estate house value index trend

Lander, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Lander:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lander city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

116 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Wyoming:  3.1%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lander, Wyoming as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lander to the number of sex offenders is 3,839 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,344 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,213 (0.7%)

Lander satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $272,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 108.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +602 (+7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,455 (70.1%)

Area code: 307

Lander household income distribution Lander home values distribution

Crime rates in Lander by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.0
Rapes 310000032313
per 100,000 43.614.40.00.00.00.00.041.927.439.413.339.1
Robberies 000000010200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.00.026.20.00.0
Assaults 131510115161585885
per 100,000 189.1216.3144.614.4216.6229.4212.3111.868.5105.0106.065.1
Burglaries 274026403127242322233230
per 100,000 392.7576.7375.8576.7447.6387.1339.7321.3301.2301.8424.0390.6
Thefts 276235212165228196178211204221204225
per 100,000 4014.03388.13064.52378.93291.92810.02519.12947.82793.02899.52703.12929.3
Auto thefts 1564778111221076
per 100,000 218.286.557.8100.9101.1114.7155.7167.627.4131.292.878.1
Arson 010003010102
per 100,000 0.014.40.00.00.043.00.014.00.013.10.026.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 281.9240.8184.8148.4217.3197.1181.8216.7172.9210.7179.4224.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lander detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
US average:

3.00
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Lander, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 113.3 miles away from Lander 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 (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lander topographic map

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

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:

  • Hunt Field Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 150, Itinerant Ops: 5,000, Local Ops: 6,000, Military Ops: 30)

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:

Private elementary/middle school in Lander:

  • LANDER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 875 FREMONT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lander, School District: FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 01

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)

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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

Fremont 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 2012 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.0537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0537
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 46.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

46.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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 mentally retarded
  • 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

Lander, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Lander compared to Wyoming state average:

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

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lander, Wyoming:

  • Pronghorn Lodge, 150 E Main, Lander, WY 82520 , Phone: (307) 332-3940
  • The Inn At Lander - Best Western, 260 Grand VW Dr, Lander, WY 82520 , Phone: (307) 322-2847
  • Holiday Inn Express Lander, 1002 11th St, Lander, WY 82520 , Phone: (307) 332-4005, Fax: (307) 332-4012
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lander, Wyoming

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lander city (based on Fremont County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.07%
Here: 42.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents27.2%18.4%9.6%8.1%7.8%
Congregations13.5%13.5%9.5%6.8%4.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.8%4.3%3.2%2.3%12.4%
Congregations10.8%2.7%6.8%5.4%27.0%
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: 10
Fremont County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Fremont County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

26.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,052$60,6240$0
Other Government Administration 5$16,805$40,3326$2,472
Judicial and Legal 2$6,309$37,8541$1,288
Police Protection - Officers 19$86,152$54,4120$0
Police - Other 1$2,719$32,6280$0
Fire - Other 1$3,857$46,2840$0
Streets and Highways 7$24,559$42,1010$0
Sewerage 1$3,971$47,6520$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,119$52,4760$0
Water Supply 9$35,881$47,8410$0
Other and Unallocable 6$21,956$43,9120$0
Totals for Government 55$220,380$48,0837$3,760

Lander government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $304,000 ($39.32)
    General - Other: $255,000 ($32.98)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($7.37)
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000 ($5.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($4.40)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($1.68)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,455,000 ($188.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,161,000 ($150.16)
    General - Other: $538,000 ($69.58)
    Regular Highways: $517,000 ($66.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000 ($65.83)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($42.81)
    Central Staff Services: $224,000 ($28.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $181,000 ($23.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $159,000 ($20.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($15.00)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($8.67)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($8.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $53,000 ($6.85)
    Health - Other: $52,000 ($6.73)
    Correctional Institutions: $43,000 ($5.56)
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000 ($5.17)
    Air Transportation: $38,000 ($4.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($3.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,229,000 ($288.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($9.96)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($5.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($5.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $16,000 ($2.07)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($1.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,483,000 ($321.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $229,000 ($29.62)

Lander government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $398,000 ($51.47)
    All Other: $148,000 ($19.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($9.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $48,000 ($6.21)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $95,000 ($12.29)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $213,000 ($27.55)
    Rents: $80,000 ($10.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($5.95)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($1.16)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,818,000 ($235.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,183,000 ($411.67)
    All Other: $567,000 ($73.33)
    Highways: $108,000 ($13.97)
  • Tax - Property: $304,000 ($39.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $178,000 ($23.02)
    Motor Vehicle License: $124,000 ($16.04)
    Other License: $103,000 ($13.32)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $75,000 ($9.70)

Lander government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,270,000 ($681.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,072,000 ($655.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $198,000 ($25.61)

Lander government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $927,000 ($119.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,680,000 ($734.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,000 ($10.86)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($40,188 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.28% ($30,512)
from Carbon County, WY  0.18% ($34,889)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($525 average AGI)
Fremont County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Natrona County, WY  0.54% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.24% ($43,417)
to Albany County, WY  0.19% ($31,214)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lander, Wyoming:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wyoming average:
  • Fatal accident count: 77
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 110
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 38
  • Fatalities: 85
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 193
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
See more detailed statistics of Lander fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lander)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lander, WY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 38 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lander)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lander)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 112
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Lander

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lander, WY
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

Lander on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
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