Riverside, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
Males: 32  (60.4%)
Females: 21  (39.6%)
Median resident age:  67.2 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 82325

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,125 (it was $48,125 in 2000)
Riverside:

$37,125
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,755 (it was $40,276 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,304 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Riverside:

$170,304
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $174,051; Detached houses: $171,778
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  • Races in Riverside, WY (2010)

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    • 5096.2%White alone
    • 11.9%American Indian alone
    • 11.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Riverside: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Dutch (18.2%), English (9.1%), Northern European (4.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7136 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 203 people per square mile   (very low).

Riverside, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Riverside:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside town:

  • Never married: 7.4%
  • Now married: 73.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,240 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,200 (0.8%)

Riverside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Collins, CO (100.0 miles , pop. 118,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (132.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (605.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Encampment, WY (0.7 miles ), Grand Encampment, WY (0.8 miles ), Ryan Park, WY (4.0 miles) , Saratoga, WY (4.1 miles ), Centennial, WY (5.8 miles) , Fox Park, WY (5.8 miles) , Albany, WY (5.9 miles) , Elk Mountain, WY (6.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $16,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $8,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $12,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $248,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 106.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Riverside household income distribution Riverside home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (53%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Riverside, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Riverside-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 83% 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 303.6 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 408.1 miles away from Riverside center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.9 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 299.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from Riverside center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 562.5 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 Carbon County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverside:

  • VALLEY VIEW CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SARATOGA, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 63 miles; Laramie, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 64 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 100 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 105 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 115 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 116 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 119 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)

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Carbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.9%
(100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.5 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  44.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

Riverside travel time to work - commute Riverside mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverside town (based on Carbon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,6635
Other1,5456
Evangelical Protestant1,46823
Mainline Protestant1,03911
None10,170-
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: 6
Carbon County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carbon County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Carbon County:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

18.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

28.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$3,358
Totals for Government 0$0 3$3,358

Riverside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($415.09)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($320.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($320.75)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($245.28)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($113.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($94.34)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($56.60)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($56.60)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($37.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($415.09)

Riverside government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($339.62)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($264.15)
    All Other: $6,000 ($113.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($226.42)
    All Other: $3,000 ($56.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($75.47)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($37.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $147,000 ($2773.58)
    Highways: $2,000 ($37.74)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($56.60)

Riverside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $257,000 ($4849.06)

9.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, WY  0.53% ($28,563 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.48% ($32,138)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($56,074)


9.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laramie County, WY  0.76% ($40,630 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.68% ($20,707)
to Natrona County, WY  0.66% ($33,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverside:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverside:

  • K06BR (Channel 6; ENCAMPMENT, WY; Owner: ELK MOUNTAIN TV CO.)
  • K08CP (Channel 8; ENCAMPMENT, WY; Owner: ELK MOUNTAIN TV CO.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,145Total average daily traffic
  • 137Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,775Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Needles, 8.5 Km Nne Of (Lat: 41.285889 Lon: -106.733750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 15.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN259
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • RYAN PEAK, Ryan Peak, 15 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 41.326583 Lon: -106.526417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNHA845
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.805 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2015, Expiration Date: 01/17/2025Registrant: Ryan Electronics Inc., Saratoga, WY 82331, Phone: (307) 326-8356, Fax: (307) 326-5602, Email:
  • Lat: 41.216417 Lon: -106.780583, Call Sign: WQND851
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 01/04/2021, Certifier: Dan JagoRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Coyote, 19 Skyline Road, 12.6 Miles Se Of Encampment (Lat: 41.127111 Lon: -106.574056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 14.3 m, Overall height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WQHR565
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 10/16/2017, Certifier: Alan S HinmanRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (9%)

Riverside compared to Wyoming state average:

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