Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (193.8 miles , pop. 53,011).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (256.5 miles , pop. 554,636).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (671.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Jeffrey City, WY (3.8 miles) , Arapahoe, WY (5.7 miles ), Riverton, WY (5.7 miles ), Hudson, WY (6.0 miles ), Bairoil, WY (6.0 miles) , Shoshoni, WY (6.3 miles ), Atlantic City, WY (6.4 miles) , Lander, WY (6.4 miles ).
Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 107.96 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 307
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sweetwater: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sweetwater, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Sweetwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/10/1992 at 15:40:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 17.6 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) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Sweetwater center
On 5/26/2000 at 21:58:46, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 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 32.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1996 at 13:51:39, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from Sweetwater center
On 8/6/1998 at 18:22:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweetwater:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sweetwater compared to Wyoming state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sweetwater CCD (based on Fremont County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,337 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,889 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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