U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Ralston, Wyoming forum City-Data.com Homepage

Ralston, Wyoming



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Ralston, WY housing info, Park County, Wyoming, WY smaller cities, WY small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 280. Population change since 2000: +20.2%
Males: 189  (67.7%)
Females: 91  (32.3%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82440.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,098 (it was $40,893 in 2000)
Ralston:

$31,098
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,935

Ralston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,513 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Ralston:

$119,513
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,825; Detached houses: $166,087; Mobile homes: $54,352
Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 82435
Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 82440

Ralston, WY residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Ralston races chart
  • White alone - 262 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (3.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ralston: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ralston, WY forum
Recent posts about Ralston, Wyoming on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users:
Best place for breakfast in Sheridan or along 14 east of Ralston?  (4 replies)
N/W Wyoming visit?  (22 replies)
FEMA and REX 84 camps? Is this a joke?  (20 replies)
Fishing in Wyoming  (10 replies)
relocating to cody  (10 replies)

Latest news from Ralston, WY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (20.6%), German (19.7%), Dutch (17.4%), Irish (14.6%), French (8.2%), Italian (6.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4558 feet

Land area: 5.64 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Ralston,WY real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Ralston, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Ralston:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ralston CDP:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 28.8%

10 residents are foreign born (4.3% North America).

This place:  4.3%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ralston, Wyoming as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ralston to the number of sex offenders is 140 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $777 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $527 (0.5%)

Ralston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (76.0 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (398.8 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (792.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Powell, WY (2.6 miles ), Garland, WY (3.4 miles) , Cody, WY (4.0 miles ), Deaver, WY (4.3 miles) , Byron, WY (4.4 miles ), Frannie, WY (4.7 miles ), Cowley, WY (4.8 miles ), Lovell, WY (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 108.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Ralston household income distribution Ralston home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (72%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (59%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

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

Average climate in Ralston, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ralston, Wyoming average temperatures Ralston, Wyoming average precipitation
 
Ralston, Wyoming humidity
 
Ralston, Wyoming wind speed
 
Ralston, Wyoming snowfall
 
Ralston, Wyoming sunshine
 
Ralston, Wyoming clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Earthquake activity:

Ralston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 77% smaller 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 88.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 91.6 miles away from Ralston center
On 3/25/2008 at 11:59:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.2 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2000 at 04:20:06, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.7 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/28/1995 at 03:16:25, a magnitude 4.5 (4.3 MB, 4.2 MD, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Ralston center
On 8/21/2003 at 07:46:53, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Park County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
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).
Ralston topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Ralston:

  • POWELL VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; POWELL, WY)
  • POWELL VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; POWELL, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Ralston, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ralston:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 77 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 125 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 157 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Casper College (about 183 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • Idaho State University (about 220 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Black Hills State University (about 247 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Utah State University (about 254 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Reservoir: Ralston Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Eaglenest Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Park 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)
AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.33
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ralston compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.


Back to the top

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ralston travel time to work - commute


Ralston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Ralston CDP (based on Park County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.97%
Here46.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents28.1%19.9%8.2%7.6%5.6%
Congregations10.0%18.0%4.0%4.0%4.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents5.5%5.4%5.3%2.5%11.7%
Congregations8.0%6.0%4.0%6.0%36.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Park County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Park County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Park County:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

15.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Park County:

22.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

8.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Park County:

0.15%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Big Horn County, WY  0.55% ($26,431 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.32% ($21,941)
from Albany County, WY  0.22% ($18,783)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

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:
to Big Horn County, WY  0.64% ($28,030 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.44% ($29,522)
to Albany County, WY  0.24% ($16,760)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ralston:

  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KODI (1400 AM; 1 kW; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ralston:

  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KCGL (104.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTAG (97.9 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • K233AC (94.5 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KLZY (92.5 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ralston:

  • K47AD (Channel 47; CODY, ETC., WY; Owner: PARK COUNTY)
  • K55CA (Channel 55; CODY, ETC., WY; Owner: PARK COUNTY)

Ralston fatal accident list:

Apr 2, 1983 05:45 PM, 14a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7FLY, Licensee ID: L00877968
    Grant Date: 06/14/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Kelly J Burgener
    Registrant: Kelly J Burgener, Box 691, Ralston, WY 82440

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BENSON JON B SPECIAL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A50 SERIES (50 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4089K , Serial Number: JB3, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): George C Benson, P O Box 746, Ralston, WY 82440
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6397J , Serial Number: 28-4812, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1968
    Registrant (Individual): D Martin Mike, Po Box 711, Ralston, WY 82440


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Ralston, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry284.5 years
Donald267.5 years
George274.0 years
Paul270.5 years
Robert281.0 years
Most common last names in Ralston, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith383.3 years
Barnes276.5 years
Dillon280.0 years
Emery275.0 years
Hlavacheck281.6 years
Rodriguez283.0 years
Sinks280.0 years
Sowards284.0 years
Strite278.0 years
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Deirdre Lisa Cozzens (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

Back to Ralston, WY housing info, Park County, Wyoming, WY smaller cities, WY small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.