For population 25 years and over in Rock River:
For population 15 years and over in Rock River town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $368 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (73.4 miles , pop. 53,011).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (138.9 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (658.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Medicine Bow, WY (4.0 miles ), Elk Mountain, WY (4.8 miles) , East Albany, WY (5.5 miles) , Hanna, WY (5.6 miles ), Centennial, WY (5.6 miles) , Laramie, WY (6.0 miles ), Albany, WY (6.3 miles) , South Albany, WY (6.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.74 N, Longitude: 105.97 W
Area code: 307
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rock River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rock River, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rock River-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.1 miles away from the Rock River town center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 7/2/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rock River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from Rock River center
On 10/19/1996 at 13:27:57, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 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 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Rock River center
On 10/10/1993 at 04:17:46, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Albany County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock River:
Public high school in Rock River:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Rock River:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rock River and their reported violations in the past:ROCK RIVER, TOWN OF (Population served: 235, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Rock River compared to Wyoming state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rock River (based on Albany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Rock River government finances in 2002(per resident):
13.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,667 average adjusted gross income)
0.79% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
14.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,360 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rock River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.