Washam, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 51. Population change since 2000: +18.6%
Males: 37  (73.5%)
Females: 14  (26.5%)
Median resident age:  55.8 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 82938

Estimated median household income in 2016: $133,774 (it was $90,112 in 2000)
Washam:

$133,774
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $55,313 (it was $18,583 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $349,967 (it was $162,500 in 2000)
Washam:

$349,967
WY:

$209,500
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    • 4996.1%White alone
    • 23.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washam: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (46.2%), Scottish (46.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 2.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Washam, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Washam:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washam CDP:

  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Washam CDP:  0.4% ($614)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Washam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Davis, UT (111.5 miles , pop. 89,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (260.4 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (533.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Manila, UT (1.7 miles ), West Daggett, UT (2.4 miles ), McKinnon, WY (2.7 miles) , Flaming Gorge, UT (4.2 miles) , Dutch John, UT (4.5 miles) , Lonetree, WY (4.6 miles) , East Daggett, UT (5.1 miles) , Mountain View, WY (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 109.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Washam household income distribution Washam home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (60%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (60%)
  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Washam, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Washam-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 191% 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 249.2 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 295.0 miles away from Washam 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 407.1 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 156.5 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 136.3 miles away from Washam 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 35.5 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).
Washam topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washam:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 48 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • University of Utah (about 111 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 112 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 113 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Western Governors University (about 114 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 114 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Weber State University (about 115 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)

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Creek: Cottonwood Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2011 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 41.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.5%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washam 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 Washam:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • 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.)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washam:

  • KIFX (98.5 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: EVANS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRQ (94.3 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: UINTA BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KLCY-FM (105.9 FM; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K224CI (92.7 FM; LYMAN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Washam:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Washam compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • 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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