Sweeney Ranch, Wyoming

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Population in July 2007: 17.
Males: (52.9%)
Females: (47.1%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Wyoming median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 82901

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,392 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Sweeney Ranch:

$46,392
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $48,848 (it was $31,000 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $296,126 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Sweeney Ranch:

$296,126
WY:

$209,500
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sweeney Ranch: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (35.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 8.12 square miles.

Population density: 2.1 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sweeney Ranch:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 100.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweeney Ranch CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sweeney Ranch CDP:  0.4% ($500)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Sweeney Ranch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (153.9 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (237.4 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (574.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arrowhead Springs, WY (2.8 miles) , Rock Springs, WY (3.7 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (3.9 miles ), Reliance, WY (4.1 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (4.1 miles ), North Rock Springs, WY (4.2 miles ), Point of Rocks, WY (4.3 miles) , Superior, WY (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 109.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Sweeney Ranch, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sweeney Ranch-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 160% 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 229.4 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 302.4 miles away from Sweeney Ranch center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 447.9 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 182.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Sweeney Ranch center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 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 Sweetwater County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Sweeney Ranch:

  • SAGE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • HOSPICE OF SWEETWATER COUNTY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • SWEETWATER COUNTY COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEM HOSP OF SWEETWATER COUNTY/DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweeney Ranch:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 15 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 146 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 154 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 156 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 157 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 159 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 159 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Sweetwater 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 2013 was 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 2.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.71
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Wyoming:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.3%
Whole state:  67.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Wyoming average:

10.0

Sweeney Ranch travel time to work - commute Sweeney Ranch mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sweeney Ranch CDP (based on Sweetwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,99317
Catholic7,0075
Evangelical Protestant4,34235
Mainline Protestant1,3688
Orthodox1951
None22,901-
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
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

8.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($45,032 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($36,759)
from Albany County, WY  0.24% ($30,925)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($33,943 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.30% ($42,720)
to Laramie County, WY  0.24% ($51,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweeney Ranch:

  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweeney Ranch:

  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)

TV broadcast stations around Sweeney Ranch:

  • KGWR-TV (Channel 13; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K26DK (Channel 26; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 483Total average daily traffic
  • 28Total average daily truck traffic
  • 465Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Sweeney Ranch compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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