Sinclair, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 426 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 250  (58.7%)
Females: 176  (41.3%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82301.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $85,074 (it was $48,214 in 2000)
Sinclair:

$85,074
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,561 (it was $22,384 in 2000)

Sinclair town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,935 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Sinclair:

$124,935
WY:

$195,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $117,251; Detached houses: $116,912

Median gross rent in 2013: $852.

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  • Races in Sinclair, WY (2010)

    Sinclair races chart
    • 39891.9%White alone
    • 286.5%Hispanic
    • 30.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sinclair: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.0%), English (18.3%), Irish (9.3%), French (6.7%), Czech (5.0%), Norwegian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6593 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (very low).

Sinclair,WY real estate house value index trend

Sinclair, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Sinclair:

  • High school or higher: 100.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sinclair town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $761 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $580 (0.5%)

Sinclair satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (172.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

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

Sinclair household income distribution Sinclair home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Sinclair, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sinclair-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 91% 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 262.6 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 373.8 miles away from Sinclair 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 90.1 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 276.3 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 208.6 miles away from Sinclair center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Sinclair topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • MHCC CARE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RAWLINS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sinclair:

  • Casper College (about 84 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 85 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 87 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 111 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 130 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 135 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 155 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)

Public elementary/middle school in Sinclair:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 27.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.2

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

FLYING J TRAVEL PLAZA (Population served: 440, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SINCLAIR, TOWN OF (Population served: 433, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEMINOE BOAT CLUB, INC. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SINCLAIR WYOMING REFINING COMPANY (Population served: 130, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2009), Fed FAO issued (NOV-19-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2006), Fed FAO issued (NOV-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2005), Fed FAO issued (NOV-27-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2012), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2012), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2012), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2009), Fed FAO issued (NOV-19-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2010), Fed FAO issued (JAN-09-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic 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
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 below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sinclair 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
Financial Administration 1$3,498$41,9761$350
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$417
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,978$47,7362$1,920
Firefighters 0$0 6$1,198
Streets and Highways 1$3,884$46,6080$0
Sewerage 1$3,372$40,4640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,928$35,1360$0
Water Supply 1$3,284$39,4080$0
Totals for Government 6$20,944$41,88815$3,985

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $231,000 ($542.25)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $236,000 ($553.99)
    Police Protection: $110,000 ($258.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($164.32)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($150.23)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($133.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($70.42)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($65.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($53.99)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($46.95)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($39.91)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($28.17)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($25.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $223,000 ($523.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($58.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($51.64)
    All Other: $7,000 ($16.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($321.60)
    General Support: $99,000 ($232.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($161.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($7.04)
    Rents: $3,000 ($7.04)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($4.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($65.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $170,000 ($399.06)
    All Other: $141,000 ($330.99)
    Highways: $5,000 ($11.74)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $138,000 ($323.94)
    Property: $113,000 ($265.26)
    NEC: $3,000 ($7.04)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,158,000 ($5065.73)

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 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: 41.78021, Lon: -107.12624, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
May 30, 1999 09:30 PM, I-80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 2
Oct 8, 1993 06:40 AM, I80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 1989 04:15 AM, I80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • 16,405Total average daily traffic
  • 5,836Total average daily truck traffic

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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