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Population in 2012: 423 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 263  (62.3%)
Females: 160  (37.7%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $79,705 (it was $48,214 in 2000)
Sinclair:

$79,705
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,853

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,416 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Sinclair:

$113,416
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,247; Detached houses: $113,247

Median gross rent in 2012: $792.

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  • White alone - 398 (91.9%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (6.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sinclair: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.4%), English (15.6%), Swedish (9.4%), Irish (7.1%), French (6.2%), Norwegian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6593 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sinclair:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sinclair town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sinclair, Wyoming as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sinclair to the number of sex offenders is 212 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $653 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $425 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (127.8 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (181.4 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (631.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rawlins, WY (2.5 miles ), Saratoga, WY (5.3 miles ), Hanna, WY (5.4 miles ), Elk Mountain, WY (6.1 miles) , Bairoil, WY (6.2 miles) , Riverside, WY (6.5 miles) , Encampment, WY (6.6 miles ), Grand Encampment, WY (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 107.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sinclair-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 65% 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 90.1 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 39.5 miles away from Sinclair center
On 5/26/2000 at 21:58:46, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1993 at 21:33:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.2 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 92.0 miles away from Sinclair center
On 8/6/1998 at 18:22:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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Hospitals/medical centers near Sinclair:

  • PREMIUM HEALTH AT HOME LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RAWLINS, WY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - RAWLINS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RAWLINS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBON COUNTY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RAWLINS, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Sinclair, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sinclair:

  • Casper College (about 84 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Wyoming (about 86 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 130 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Colorado State University (about 135 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Aims Community College (about 155 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 157 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 158 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)

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Notable locations in Sinclair: Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department (A), Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Sinclair Refinery Volunteer Emergency Response Team (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

SINCLAIR, TOWN OF (Population served: 500, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2001)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1998. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2001)
SINCLAIR WYOMING REFINING COMPANY (Population served: 130, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-26-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2006)

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

  • SEMINOE BOAT CLUB, INC. (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sinclair, WY

4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Sinclair compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sinclair travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.94%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents35.0%15.5%13.0%9.3%5.3%
Congregations11.6%11.6%14.0%14.0%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.1%5.0%4.5%1.8%5.5%
Congregations7.0%7.0%7.0%4.7%16.3%
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
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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,958$35,4961$274
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$400
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$500
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,332$39,9845$1,704
Firefighters 0$0 1$300
Streets and Highways 1$3,416$40,9920$0
Sewerage 1$2,916$34,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,500$30,0000$0
Water Supply 1$3,346$40,1520$0
Totals for Government 6$18,468$36,93610$3,178

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $231,000 ($546.10)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $236,000 ($557.92)
    Police Protection: $110,000 ($260.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($165.48)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($151.30)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($134.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($70.92)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($66.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($54.37)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($47.28)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($40.19)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($28.37)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($26.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $223,000 ($527.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($59.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($52.01)
    All Other: $7,000 ($16.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($323.88)
    General Support: $99,000 ($234.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($163.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($7.09)
    Rents: $3,000 ($7.09)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($4.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($66.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $170,000 ($401.89)
    All Other: $141,000 ($333.33)
    Highways: $5,000 ($11.82)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $138,000 ($326.24)
    Property: $113,000 ($267.14)
    NEC: $3,000 ($7.09)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,158,000 ($5101.65)

9.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.59% ($41,424 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.55% ($27,613)
from Albany County, WY  0.48% ($29,148)


9.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.39%
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 Albany County, WY  0.77% ($35,302 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.70% ($43,359)
to Natrona County, WY  0.63% ($28,029)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sinclair:

  • KRAL (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAWLINS, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE 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)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sinclair:

  • KIQZ (92.7 FM; RAWLINS, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K269EG (101.7 FM; RAWLINS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sinclair:

  • KFNR (Channel 11; RAWLINS, WY; Owner: FIRST NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K21CV (Channel 21; RAWLINS, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)

Sinclair fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 2008 07:19 PM, I-80, Lat: 41.780206, Lon: -107.126236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 29, 2003 01:15 PM, I-80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2003 09:25 AM, I-80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
Sep 10, 2001 06:10 AM, I-80, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 9, 1989 04:15 AM, I80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sinclair)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sinclair, WY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Pioneer Pipe Line Sinclair Pump Station (Lat: 41.782722 Lon: -107.116972), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNTR265
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/1993, Expiration Date: 03/15/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (405) 767-4822
  • Sinclair, Lat: 41.780389 Lon: -107.118000, Call Sign: WPZA428, Licensee ID: L00771720
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2003, Expiration Date: 12/12/2013, Certifier: Lezlee Musgrave
    Registrant: Town Of Sinclair
  • Walcott Junction, 12.1 Mi Ese Of Sinclair (Lat: 41.736194 Lon: -106.892694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WQGL231
    Assigned Frequencies: 11622.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2007, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017, 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:
  • STATION, 5 Mi Se (Lat: 41.758556 Lon: -107.059472), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WHC211
    Assigned Frequencies: 6738.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sinclair)

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