Rafter J Ranch, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 1,075. Population change since 2000: -5.5%
Males: 540  (50.3%)
Females: 535  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 83001.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $118,335 (it was $63,199 in 2000)
Rafter J Ranch:

$118,335
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $78,093 (it was $28,078 in 2000)

Rafter J Ranch CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $696,098 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Rafter J Ranch:

$696,098
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $998,727; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $723,548

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,526.

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  • Races in Rafter J Ranch, WY (2010)

    Rafter J Ranch races chart
    • 1,00793.7%White alone
    • 403.7%Hispanic
    • 161.5%Asian alone
    • 100.9%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Rafter J Ranch detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rafter J Ranch: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.2%), American (11.1%), Irish (10.5%), Scandinavian (7.5%), Romanian (5.9%), French Canadian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,640 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rafter J Ranch:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rafter J Ranch CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

123 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

This place:

8.4%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,920 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,626 (0.5%)

Rafter J Ranch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (62.6 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (387.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (688.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: South Park, WY (1.0 miles ), Jackson, WY (1.7 miles ), Wilson, WY (2.4 miles ), Moose Wilson Road, WY (2.7 miles ), Hoback, WY (2.9 miles ), Teton Village, WY (3.3 miles) , Jackson Hole, WY (3.5 miles ), Kelly, WY (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 110.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Rafter J Ranch household income distribution Rafter J Ranch home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Rafter J Ranch: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rafter J Ranch, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rafter J Ranch-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 202% 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 78.6 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 157.0 miles away from Rafter J Ranch 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 400.2 miles away from the city center
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 85.8 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 130.4 miles away from Rafter J Ranch 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 46.3 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 Teton County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rafter J Ranch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rafter J Ranch:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHNS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHN'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rafter J Ranch:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 57 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 92 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 129 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 150 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Montana State University (about 155 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Weber State University (about 166 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 193 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

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Teton 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 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 38.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.93
U.S.:

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

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
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: 0.5% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wyoming average:

9.5

Rafter J Ranch travel time to work - commute Rafter J Ranch mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rafter J Ranch CDP (based on Teton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8205
Other1,4326
Catholic1,3971
Evangelical Protestant8958
None15,750-
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: 5
Teton County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Teton County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Teton County:

13.4%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rafter J Ranch:

47.7%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rafter J Ranch:

42.7%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rafter J Ranch:

20.7%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.6%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rafter J Ranch:

6.6
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rafter J Ranch:

26.8%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.9%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rafter J Ranch, WY Residents

10.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($98,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($473 average AGI)
Teton County:

0.15%
Wyoming average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Teton County, ID  0.76% ($39,792 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WY  0.41% ($43,795)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.26% ($31,240)


10.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.73%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($218 average AGI)
Teton County:

0.12%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Teton County, ID  0.76% ($45,792 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, WY  0.43% ($46,146)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($72,219)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rafter J Ranch:

  • KSGT (1340 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rafter J Ranch:

  • KUWJ (90.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KJAX (93.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KZJH (95.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTN (96.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJHB-LP (97.7 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: TETON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1)
  • K285CY (104.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: BRINGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY - IDAHO)
  • K216CI (91.1 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K296EG (107.1 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K221DE (92.1 FM; WILSON,ETC., WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rafter J Ranch:

  • KBEO (Channel 11; JACKSON, WY; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF JACKSON, L.L.C.)
  • KJWY (Channel 2; JACKSON, WY; Owner: TWO OCEAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K13FZ (Channel 13; JACKSON, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K50BL (Channel 50; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K09LF (Channel 9; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K13LY (Channel 13; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K07KS (Channel 7; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K11LL (Channel 11; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K14HH (Channel 14; TETON VILLAGE, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Wood (4%)

Rafter J Ranch compared to Wyoming state average:

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

Rafter J Ranch on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #17 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #54 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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