Lucerne, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 535. Population change since 2000: +1.9%
Males: 262  (49.1%)
Females: 273  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82443.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,726 (it was $49,063 in 2000)
Lucerne:

$57,726
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,453 (it was $19,998 in 2000)

Lucerne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,596 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Lucerne:

$211,596
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $235,176; Detached houses: $261,448; Mobile homes: $133,651

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,088.

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  • Races in Lucerne, WY (2010)

    Lucerne races chart
    • 51696.4%White alone
    • 81.5%Two or more races
    • 71.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lucerne: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.1%), English (15.3%), American (13.4%), Russian (12.1%), Czech (3.2%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 19.8 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lucerne:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lucerne CDP:

  • Never married: 7.1%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 28.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,126 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,507 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (144.2 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (312.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (735.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: East Thermopolis, WY (2.3 miles ), Thermopolis, WY (2.3 miles ), Kirby, WY (2.4 miles) , Winchester, WY (3.3 miles) , South Flat, WY (4.1 miles ), Mc Nutt, WY (4.4 miles ), Owl Creek, WY (4.5 miles) , Airport Road, WY (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.72 N, Longitude: 108.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Lucerne household income distribution Lucerne home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lucerne, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lucerne-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 104% 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 136.6 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 281.7 miles away from Lucerne 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 143.4 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 155.1 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 248.0 miles away from Lucerne center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 527.5 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 (13).
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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Lucerne:

  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; THERMOPOLIS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lucerne:

  • Sheridan College (about 95 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 112 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 145 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 157 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 181 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 196 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 211 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

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Lake: Cover Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Owl Creek (A), Kirby Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hot Springs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.2%
(54.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
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:

9.5
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lucerne CDP (based on Hot Springs County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5928
Other5521
Mainline Protestant4463
Catholic4311
None2,791-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.4%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lucerne:

49.4%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.2
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lucerne:

23.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lucerne:

7.0
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lucerne:

29.5%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Lucerne:

56.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lucerne:

84.2%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lucerne, WY Residents

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 Lucerne:

  • KTHE (1240 AM; 1 kW; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOR (1340 AM; 1 kW; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL 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.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lucerne:

  • 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)
  • K267AG (101.3 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K205BO (88.9 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: HOT SPRINGS COUNTY PUBLIC RADIO)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $118,000Total costs
  • 4,076Total average daily traffic
  • 759Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,399Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (2%)

Lucerne compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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