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Sweetwater County

Population in 2010: 714. Population change since 2000: +7.4%
Males: 380  (53.2%)
Females: 334  (46.8%)

Median resident age:  33.0 years
Wyoming median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 82901, 82943.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $63,622 (it was $39,688 in 2000)
Reliance:

$63,622
Wyoming:

$56,322
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,405

Reliance CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $34,220 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Reliance:

$34,220
Wyoming:

$179,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,768; Detached houses: $106,714; Mobile homes: $27,104

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,286.

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  • White alone - 603 (84.5%)
  • Hispanic - 88 (12.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Reliance: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (27.0%), Irish (18.3%), Danish (11.1%), Swedish (7.2%), German (6.6%), Italian (5.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6550 feet

Land area: 9.53 square miles.

Population density: 75 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Reliance:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reliance CDP:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

13 residents are foreign born

This place:  2.0%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Reliance, Wyoming as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Reliance to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $715 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (145.6 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (252.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (584.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: North Rock Springs, WY (1.7 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (2.3 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (2.6 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (3.2 miles ), Arrowhead Springs, WY (3.3 miles) , Superior, WY (3.8 miles ), Green River, WY (4.1 miles ), Sweeney Ranch, WY (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 41.66 N, Longitude: 109.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (36%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (16%)
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

Reliance-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.8 miles away from Reliance center
On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/26/2000 at 21:58:46, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/10/1992 at 15:40:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Reliance center
On 2/25/2007 at 03:52:20, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.3 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 Sweetwater County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Reliance:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reliance:

  • Utah State University (about 135 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 135 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 146 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • University of Utah (about 151 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Westminster College (about 152 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • Western Governors University (about 155 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 157 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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Sweetwater County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 37.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

29.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.01
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Reliance, WY

Reliance compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Reliance mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Reliance (based on Sweetwater County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.33%
Here56.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents47.6%27.8%7.8%2.6%2.3%
Congregations8.3%30.0%11.7%3.3%3.3%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.4%1.4%5.5%
Congregations5.0%3.3%5.0%1.7%28.3%
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: 6
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

9.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.57%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Sweetwater County:

0.08%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Uinta County, WY  0.44% ($42,545 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.40% ($38,230)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.37% ($34,982)


8.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Sweetwater County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Uinta County, WY  0.36% ($47,815 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.35% ($21,731)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reliance:

  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, 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.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reliance:

  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K217DY (91.3 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K204EC (88.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Reliance:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • KGWR-TV (Channel 13; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K35CN (Channel 35; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, Approx. 4 Miles East Of Rock Springs, Wy North Of I-80. (Lat: 41.653972 Lon: -108.686361), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7134792083, Bstaley@americantower.Com, 3411 RICHMOND AVE., SUITE 400
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, Reliance (Lat: 41.723611 Lon: -108.822417), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7134792097, Billy.Stephenson@americantower.Com, 3411 RICHMOND AVE., SUITE 400, Phone: (STE) PHE-NSON
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, Approx. 4 Miles East Of Rock Springs, Wy North Of I-80. (Lat: 41.653972 Lon: -108.686361), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7134792083, , 3411 RICHMOND AVE., SUITE 400, Phone: (DEP) ART-MENT
  • Billy Stephenson, Reliance (Lat: 41.723611 Lon: -108.822417), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7134792097, Billy.Stephenson@americantower.Com, 3411 RICHMOND AVE., SUITE 400, Phone: (STE) PHE-NSON
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, Approx. 4 Miles East Of Rock Springs, Wy North Of I-80. (Lat: 41.653972 Lon: -108.686361), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7134792083, , 3411 RICHMOND AVE., SUITE 400, Phone: (DEP) ART-MENT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.669667 Lon: -109.200111, Call Sign: WQAU931
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6000 MHz, 49.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2004, Expiration Date: 08/11/2014, Certifier: Louis Nagel
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Reliance West, 70 Reliance Road (Lat: 41.656833 Lon: -109.217361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WQIJ348
    Assigned Frequencies: 10617.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Certifier: Alan S Hinman
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • ROCKSPGS JC, 2.0 Miles Se Of (Lat: 41.656611 Lon: -109.159556), Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: KOB63
    Assigned Frequencies: 4190.00 MHz, 4190.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2001
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:



Most common first names in Reliance, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John779.3 years
James569.8 years
Robert474.0 years
Clyde272.5 years
August276.0 years
Betty266.5 years
Beverly264.0 years
George273.5 years
Anna277.0 years
Henry273.5 years
Most common last names in Reliance, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meeks478.0 years
Bridgewater377.0 years
Kelley366.7 years
Garetto382.0 years
Henkle383.0 years
Flew383.0 years
Maestas345.0 years
Nalivka372.3 years
Wood386.0 years
Gutierrez271.5 years
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