For population 25 years and over in Moorcroft:
For population 15 years and over in Moorcroft town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $765 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (86.4 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (303.6 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (835.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Pine Haven, WY (3.1 miles ), Upton, WY (4.4 miles ), Sleepy Hollow, WY (4.9 miles ), Antelope Valley-Crestview, WY (5.1 miles ), Gillette, WY (5.2 miles ), Sundance, WY (5.5 miles ), Osage, WY (5.7 miles ), Hulett, WY (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.26 N, Longitude: 104.95 W
Area code: 307
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Crime rate in Moorcroft detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Moorcroft: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Moorcroft, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Moorcroft-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/25/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Moorcroft town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Moorcroft-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Moorcroft center
On 10/19/1996 at 13:27:57, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/25/1993 at 03:44:15, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/24/1993 at 23:52:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from Moorcroft center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Crook County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Moorcroft:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorcroft:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Moorcroft:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorcroft and their reported violations in the past:KEYHOLE ST PARK HEADQUARTERS (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KEYHOLE RESORT/MARINA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:KEYHOLE ST PARK PRONGHORN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KEYHOLE ST PARK COTTONWOOD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KEYHOLE ST PARK PAT`S POINT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorcroft that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Moorcroft compared to Wyoming state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Moorcroft (based on Crook County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Adult obesity rate:
Moorcroft government finances in 2006(per resident):
9.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,252 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,567 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moorcroft)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Moorcroft, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Moorcroft, WY
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.