Riverton, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 10,990 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.0%
Males: 5,523  (50.3%)
Females: 5,467  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82501.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,805 (it was $31,531 in 2000)
Riverton:

$41,805
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,468 (it was $16,720 in 2000)

Riverton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $159,113 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Riverton:

$159,113
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $684.

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  • Races in Riverton, WY (2013)

    Riverton races chart
    • 8,30275.2%White alone
    • 1,25611.4%American Indian alone
    • 1,0749.7%Hispanic
    • 3022.7%Two or more races
    • 1091.0%Black alone
    • 620.6%Asian alone
    • 90.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Riverton: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.3%), United States (5.1%), Swedish (2.9%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 9.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,124 people per square mile   (low).

Riverton,WY real estate house value index trend

Riverton, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverton city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

94 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,142 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,211 (0.7%)

Riverton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (186.0 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (280.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (686.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arapahoe, WY (2.0 miles ), Hudson, WY (3.6 miles ), Wind River, WY (3.8 miles ), Johnstown, WY (4.1 miles ), Ethete, WY (4.2 miles ), Shoshoni, WY (4.5 miles ), Pavillion, WY (4.6 miles) , Lander, WY (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $246,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 108.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,657 (+15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,301 (66.3%)

Area code: 307

Riverton household income distribution Riverton home values distribution

Crime rates in Riverton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0003100112210
per 100,000 0.00.00.031.910.60.00.010.19.918.818.79.10.0
Rapes 648165710254154
per 100,000 64.442.584.310.663.652.471.5100.919.847.137.4136.136.2
Robberies 8641631327135
per 100,000 85.863.842.110.663.631.510.230.319.866.09.327.245.2
Assaults 19183031173024192629322336
per 100,000 203.8191.4316.1329.4180.1314.6245.0191.8256.8273.2299.1208.6325.6
Burglaries 61807363615549314558303041
per 100,000 654.4850.9769.1669.4646.2576.8500.3312.9444.5546.5280.4272.1370.8
Thefts 410337379395462303337414474462440500498
per 100,000 4,398.23,584.33,993.34,196.84,894.13,177.43,440.54,178.94,682.44,353.24,112.14,535.14,503.9
Auto thefts 30272735192231152115332424
per 100,000 321.8287.2284.5371.9201.3230.7316.5151.4207.4141.3308.4217.7217.1
Arson 1382092510210
per 100,000 10.731.984.321.20.094.420.450.59.90.018.79.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 368.2319.7382.4388.6387.1302.5309.5352.1330.3376.3341.2397.7333.6

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Crime rate in Riverton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 38 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
US average:

3.00
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Riverton, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 122% 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 155.1 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 280.5 miles away from Riverton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 163.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.4 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 219.5 miles away from Riverton center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 500.9 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 Fremont County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Bucky Jacobsen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Seattle Mariners, born: Aug 30, 1975), Chance Phelps - Marine, Lance Deal - Athletics competitor, Ashlynn Yennie - Actor, Nick Bebout - Football player.

Main business address for: US ENERGY CORP (METAL MINING), CRESTED CORP (BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE MINING).

Hospitals and medical centers in Riverton:

  • LITTLE WIND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (716 COLLEGE VIEW DRIVE, SUITE C)
  • RIVERTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 2100 W SUNSET DR)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF RIVERTON (514 E PERSHING AVENUE, SUITE C)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - WIND RIVER (1002 FOREST DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Riverton:

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College/University in Riverton:

  • Central Wyoming College (Full-time enrollment: 1,346; Location: 2660 Peck Avenue; Public; Website: www.cwc.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • Casper College (about 106 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 109 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 141 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 179 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 186 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 188 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 192 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public high school in Riverton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 419 E PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SMART START ACADEMY (Students: 120; Location: 1014 N 8TH ST W; Grades: PK - TK)
  • ST MARGARET CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 220 N 7 E; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Riverton: Riverton Country Club (A), Wyoming Penitentiary Farm (B), Riverton Regional Airport Fire Station (C), Wyoming Fire Academy (D), Fremont County Emergency Medical Services (E), Fremont County Fire Protection District Headquarters (F), Riverton Volunteer Fire Department (G), Riverton Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Riverton include: US ENERGY CORP (A), CRESTED CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Riverton Museum (700 East Park Avenue) (1), Wind River Heritage Center (Museums; 412 East Fremont Avenue) (2), Libraries - Riverton (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1330 West Park Avenue) (3), Goodbuddy's Coin Op CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 810 Belinda Drive) (4), Electric Game Place (Amusement & Theme Parks; 112 South 3rd Street East) (5), Mustang Music & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 880 Freedom Drive) (6), Timberline Wildlife Taxidermy (Tours & Charters; 12553 USHighway 26) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Mountain View Motel (720 West Main Street) (1), Jackpine Motel (120 South Federal Boulevard) (2), Days Inn (909 West Main Street) (3), Thunderbird Motel (302 East Fremont Avenue) (4), Driftwood Inn Inc (611 West Main Street) (5), Comfort Inn & Suites (2020 North Federal Boulevard) (6), Sundowner Station Motel (1616 North Federal Boulevard) (7), Driftwood Inn Motel (611 West Main Street) (8), Hi-Lo Motel (414 North Federal Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Fremont County Wyoming - Circuit Court (818 South Federal Boulevard) (1), Riverton Wyoming - Municipal Court (816 North Federal Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Fremont 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 2012 was 59.9. This is better than average.

City:

59.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.870. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.870
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverton and their reported violations in the past:

HUDSON, TOWN OF (Population served: 450, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JAN-31-2006. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (SEP-21-2004)
GARDENS NORTH HOMEOWNERS ASSN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
B&K MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-07-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010), Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010), Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
COZY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-23-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUN-23-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
RAINTREE ESTATES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
SWEETWATER WATER HAULER (Serves ND, Population served: 70, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
A & J MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
FARVIEW WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverton that have no violations reported:

  • RIVERTON, CITY OF (Population served: 10,001, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • SUNRIDGE ESTATES (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ACRES (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WY TRANS DEPT SWEETWATER RA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST FIKE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REDD FOX PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JUNIPER PARK WTR. ASSN. (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPENCER HOMESITES (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SECOND FIKE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAINTBRUSH MOTEL (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.8% for Black residents, 33.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.0% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2010:

  • 210 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in college/university student housing
  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2000:

  • 129 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Riverton, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Riverton compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Riverton (2011 data):

  • Wyoming National Bank: at 1700 North Federal Boulevard, branch established on 1999/06/14; Downtown Branch at 304 East Main Street, branch established on 2001/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $98.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wyoming National Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Riverton Branch at 215 N Broadway, branch established on 1961/11/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Riverton Main Branch at 616 North Federal Boulevard, branch established on 1977/07/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Riverton Main Branch at 123 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/06/11. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Central Bank and Trust: Riverton Branch at 220 North Federal, branch established on 1999/12/01. Info updated 2009/09/25: Bank assets: $150.0 mil, Deposits: $127.6 mil, headquarters in Lander, WY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company
  • First Interstate Bank: Riverton Branch at 323 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/04/12. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverton, Wyoming:

  • Days Inn Riverton, 909 W Main, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-9677
  • Mountain View Motel, 720 W Main, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-2418
  • Super 8 Motel, 1040 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 857-2400
  • Driftwood Inn Motel Riverton, 611 W Main St, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-4811
  • Sundowner Station Riverton, 1616 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-6503, Fax: (307) 856-6503
  • Holiday Inn-riverton, 900 E Sunset Dr, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-8100
  • Riverton Comfort Inn & Suites, 2020 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-8900, Fax: (307) 856-5444
  • Holiday Inn-Riverton Convention Center, 900 E Sunset Blvd, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-8100, Fax: (307) 856-0266
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2500 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, WY 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-3500, Fax: (307) 856-3501
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverton, Wyoming

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Riverton city (based on Fremont County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26950
Other3,65812
Catholic3,04710
Mainline Protestant2,21916
None26,930-
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: 10
Fremont County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fremont County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Fremont County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

26.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,965$53,8950$0
Other Government Administration 5$12,472$29,9330$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,864$39,4560$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$118,051$56,6640$0
Police - Other 11$41,944$45,7570$0
Streets and Highways 15$52,143$41,7140$0
Airports 5$21,208$50,8990$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,092$37,1040$0
Sewerage 5$18,773$45,0550$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,258$39,0191$267
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,237$45,7110$0
Water Supply 13$42,943$39,6400$0
Other and Unallocable 8$25,098$37,6470$0
Totals for Government 104$395,048$45,5821$267

Riverton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $279,000 ($25.39)
    Regular Highways: $242,000 ($22.02)
    Parking Facilities: $104,000 ($9.46)
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000 ($3.46)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($1.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.00)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.36)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,423,000 ($220.47)
    Water Utilities: $1,637,000 ($148.95)
    General - Other: $1,140,000 ($103.73)
    Sewerage: $965,000 ($87.81)
    Air Transportation: $814,000 ($74.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $707,000 ($64.33)
    Regular Highways: $674,000 ($61.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $621,000 ($56.51)
    General Public Buildings: $379,000 ($34.49)
    Central Staff Services: $367,000 ($33.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000 ($21.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000 ($13.74)
    Health - Other: $148,000 ($13.47)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($9.46)
    Public Welfare - Other: $68,000 ($6.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($8.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($4.55)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($3.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($3.91)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($3.91)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,123,000 ($375.16)

Riverton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,375,000 ($125.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $958,000 ($87.17)
    All Other: $94,000 ($8.55)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($1.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $703,000 ($63.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000 ($9.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $202,000 ($18.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $959,000 ($87.26)
    Interest Earnings: $213,000 ($19.38)
    Rents: $93,000 ($8.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000 ($5.28)
    Special Assessments: $39,000 ($3.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,849,000 ($168.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,561,000 ($324.02)
    All Other: $679,000 ($61.78)
    Highways: $214,000 ($19.47)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $550,000 ($50.05)
    Other License: $459,000 ($41.77)
    Property: $250,000 ($22.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000 ($11.01)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $59,000 ($5.37)

Riverton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000 ($66.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $639,000 ($58.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000 ($8.74)

Riverton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,975,000 ($816.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000 ($4.37)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($40,188 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.28% ($30,512)
from Carbon County, WY  0.18% ($34,889)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($525 average AGI)
Fremont County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Natrona County, WY  0.54% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.24% ($43,417)
to Albany County, WY  0.19% ($31,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K260AE (99.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: P. ANTHONY REED)
  • K219DO (91.7 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS,INC)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:

  • K07UZ (Channel 7; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K08GO (Channel 8; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K12MJ (Channel 12; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
Riverton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Riverton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 9,101Total average daily traffic
  • 273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,317Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Riverton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Riverton, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Riverton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 68 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 113
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Riverton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverton, WY
Most common first names in Riverton, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10172.9 years
William9174.5 years
Mary7879.4 years
Robert7567.9 years
Charles6876.6 years
George6176.1 years
James5970.3 years
Helen4277.2 years
Edward4273.0 years
Dorothy4077.9 years
Most common last names in Riverton, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4174.5 years
Johnson3771.1 years
Brown2873.6 years
Anderson2877.2 years
Jones2374.3 years
Davis2378.1 years
Williams2070.9 years
Peterson1571.0 years
Moore1578.3 years
Weber1581.7 years
Businesses in Riverton, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Burger King1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Motel 61
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Safeway1
Ford1Sears1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
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