For population 25 years and over in Opal:
For population 15 years and over in Opal town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $600 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (92.7 miles , pop. 77,226).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (307.1 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (578.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Oakley, WY (3.2 miles) , Diamondville, WY (3.3 miles ), Kemmerer, WY (3.4 miles ), Fontenelle, WY (4.5 miles) , Granger, WY (4.7 miles) , Carter, WY (4.8 miles) , Little America, WY (5.3 miles) , Lyman, WY (5.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 110.33 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 307
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Opal, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Opal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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 76.9 miles away from the city 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 39.2 miles away from Opal center
On 4/21/2001 at 17:18:56, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 0.5 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1994 at 14:59:50, a magnitude 5.3 (4.8 MB, 5.1 ML, 5.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/1994 at 16:16:44, a magnitude 5.2 (4.3 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from Opal center
On 2/4/1994 at 02:42:12, a magnitude 5.2 (4.7 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 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 Lincoln County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Opal:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Opal:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Opal and their reported violations in the past:OPAL, TOWN OF (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WILLIAMS FIELD SERVICES-OPAL (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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)
Opal compared to Wyoming state average:
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Religion statistics for Opal (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.35%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Opal government finances in 2006(per resident):
10.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,832 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:
9.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,242 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
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1