Little America, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 68. Population change since 2000: +21.4%
Males: 34  (50.0%)
Females: 34  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  25.7 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82929

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,907 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Little America:

$26,907
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,672 (it was $7,407 in 2000)
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  • Races in Little America, WY (2010)

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    • 3450.0%White alone
    • 3145.6%Hispanic
    • 34.4%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Little America: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6426 feet

Land area: 7.75 square miles.

Population density: 8.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Little America, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Little America:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little America CDP:

  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Little America satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (110.6 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (279.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (567.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Granger, WY (2.4 miles) , James Town, WY (4.2 miles ), Green River, WY (4.6 miles ), Lyman, WY (5.2 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (5.3 miles ), Opal, WY (5.3 miles) , Urie, WY (5.4 miles ), Bridger Valley, WY (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 109.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Little America, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Little America-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 192% 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 212.6 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 265.3 miles away from Little America center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 404.4 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 138.1 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 102.0 miles away from Little America center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 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 Sweetwater County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little America:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 34 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 102 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 111 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 117 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 118 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 119 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 120 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Notable location: Little America Holdings Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Little America Hotel - Little America Wy (PO Box AT Exit 68) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Sweetwater 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 2013 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.90
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 38.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Wyoming average:

9.5

Little America travel time to work - commute Little America mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Little America CDP (based on Sweetwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,99317
Catholic7,0075
Evangelical Protestant4,34235
Mainline Protestant1,3688
Orthodox1951
None22,901-
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: 6
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Little America:

45.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Little America:

28.0
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

33.0%
Wyoming:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.9%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

58.0%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Little America:

79.6%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Little America, WY Residents

8.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($45,032 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($36,759)
from Albany County, WY  0.24% ($30,925)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($33,943 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.30% ($42,720)
to Laramie County, WY  0.24% ($51,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little America:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little America:

  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • K224CI (92.7 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KNYN (99.1 FM; FORT BRIDGER, WY; Owner: M. KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K209DC (89.7 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)

TV broadcast stations around Little America:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 20,232Total average daily traffic
  • 7,136Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • MP 837.6, Mp 837.6, Evanston Sub (Lat: 41.623944 Lon: -109.794167), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPBG966
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHzGrant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 12/15/2022, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Fmc Substation 8.9 Km Ne (Lat: 41.618556 Lon: -109.816806), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNGR533
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 04/06/2023, Certifier: Fred C GaileyRegistrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • Lat: 41.542167 Lon: -109.875694, Call Sign: WPUN306
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.435 MHz, 157.695 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Certifier: Donna SmithRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • MP 837.6, Mp 837.6 Evanston Sub-Wild (Lat: 41.624194 Lon: -109.797500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRI724
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.965 MHz, 160.515 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 05/22/2023, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, South Trona Substation 2800 Ft N Of Us 30 5.4 Mi E (Lat: 41.550500 Lon: -109.752639), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WNTU531
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/01/2019Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • GREEN R L AMER, 6.5 Mi W Of (Lat: 41.532722 Lon: -109.961806), Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPOU878
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6545.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/1999, Expiration Date: 08/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2009Registrant: Phone: (801) 201-7905
  • L AMERICA, 6.5 Miles West Of Little America (Lat: 41.532722 Lon: -109.961806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQMP301
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6545.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/12/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020, Certifier: Bryant ReimannRegistrant: Northwest Pipeline Gp, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: (801) 584-6068, Fax: (801) 584-7751, Email:
  • GRANGER JCT, 6640 I-80 (Lat: 41.538444 Lon: -109.906528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQOS374
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2012, Expiration Date: 01/13/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • OCI, Oci Mine (Lat: 41.720361 Lon: -109.691306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQUH452
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: Preston W SchillingRegistrant: Intelpath, 16w575 79th St #102, Willowbrook, IL 69527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Little America, 6.5 Miles West Of Little America (Lat: 41.532722 Lon: -109.961806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQXE204
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Dan B GriffithsRegistrant: Williams Energy Services, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: (801) 584-6180, Fax: (801) 584-7980, Email:

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

LITTLE AMERICA HOTELS & RESORTS, INC- WY (Population served: 2,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2010)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (30%)

Businesses in Little America, WY

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Little America compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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