|Median resident age:||35.0 years|
|Wyoming median age:||36.2 years|
Zip code: 82501
Wind River CCD income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $170,524 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
- White alone - 15,184 (65.6%)
- American Indian alone - 6,253 (27.0%)
- Hispanic - 1,191 (5.1%)
- Two or more races - 428 (1.8%)
- Asian alone - 46 (0.2%)
- Black alone - 29 (0.1%)
- Other race alone - 17 (0.07%)
- Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.03%)
Current Local Time: MST time zone
Elevation: 5592 feet
Land area: 3051.3 square miles.Population density: 7.9 people per square mile (very low).
For population 25 years and over in Wind River:
- High school or higher: 83.1%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
- Unemployed: 11.5%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Wind River CCD:
- Never married: 25.6%
- Now married: 55.6%
- Separated: 1.6%
- Widowed: 6.2%
- Divorced: 12.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Wind River CCD:||0.7% ($563)|
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (172.7 miles , pop. 50,730).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (294.3 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (690.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Johnstown, WY (1.7 miles ), Pavillion, WY (2.8 miles) , Ethete, WY (3.2 miles ), Riverton, WY (3.8 miles ), Arapahoe, WY (3.8 miles ), Hudson, WY (4.1 miles ), Fort Washakie, WY (4.1 miles ), Boulder Flats, WY (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 108.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 307
- Construction (14%)
- Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
- Educational services (8%)
- Public administration (6%)
- Accommodation and food services (6%)
- Truck transportation (5%)
- Educational services (20%)
- Health care (15%)
- Social assistance (8%)
- Accommodation and food services (8%)
- Public administration (7%)
- Food and beverage stores (5%)
- Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
- Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
- Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
- Farmers and farm managers (4%)
- Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
- Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
- Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
- Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
- Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
- Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
- Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
- Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
Average climate in Wind River, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Wind River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 129% 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 140.9 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 266.7 miles away from Wind River center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 120.6 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) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from Wind River center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 491.8 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 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).
Hospitals and medical centers near Wind River:
- RIVERTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
- LITTLE WIND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
- AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF RIVERTON (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
- KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - WIND RIVER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIVERTON, WY)
- WIND RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; FORT WASHAKIE, WY)
- MORNING STAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT WASHAKIE, WY)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wind River:
- Western Wyoming Community College (about 112 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
- Casper College (about 119 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
- Sheridan College (about 141 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
- Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 165 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
- Montana State University-Billings (about 184 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
- Utah State University (about 189 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
- Idaho State University (about 193 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
Notable locations in Wind River: Mail Camp Ranger Station (A), Merriam Ranch (B), Paradise Valley Community House (C), Porter Cabin Cow Camp (D), Saint Lawrence Ranger Station (E), Riverton Country Club (F), Pilot Butte Power Plant (G), Shotgun Ranch (H), State Game and Fish Checking Station (I), Burgess Ranch (J), Delfelder (K), Holland Place (L), Laird (M), Neble (N), Wind River (O), Arapahoe Ranch (P), Bargee Ranch (Q), Boysen Camp (R), Bradford Ranch (S), Bull Lake Lodge (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Wind River include: Saint Helen Church (A), Blessed Sacrament Church (B), Latter Day Saints Church (C), Missouri Valley Church (D), Saint James Church (E), Saint Edwards Church (F), Sunnyside Church (G), Union Church (H), Roberts Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Shakespare Cemetery (1), Red Man Cemetery (2), Wallowing Bull Cemetery (3), White Plume Cemetery (4), Willow Cemetery (5), Yellow Calf Cemetery (6), Hurtado Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Kagevah (A), Wilson Creek Lakes (B), Hidden Lake (C), Pie Lake (D), Kirkland Lake (E), Steamboat Lake (F), Upper Dinwoody Lake (G), Lydle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: McKee Grave Creek (A), McCaskey Drain (B), Marys Creek (C), Norkok Creek (D), Norkok Meadows Creek (E), Popo Agie River (F), Lost Creek (G), Little Wind River (H), Antelope Springs Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Park in Wind River: Diversion Dam Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 59.9. This is better than average.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.823. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.870. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
|This place:||2.7 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
- Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Wind River in 2010:
- 210 people in state prisons
- 206 people in college/university student housing
- 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
- 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
- 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
- 17 people in group homes intended for adults
- 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
- 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
- 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
People in group quarters in Wind River in 2000:
- 129 people in state prisons
- 123 people in nursing homes
- 112 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
- 40 people in other group homes
- 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
- 26 people in religious group quarters
- 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
- 12 people in other types of correctional institutions
Wind River compared to Wyoming state average:
- Median house value significantly below state average.
- Unemployed percentage above state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
- Median age below state average.
- Foreign-born population 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.
Educational Attainment (%) in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (55%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
- Electricity (17%)
- Wood (8%)
- Coal or coke (1%)
Religion statistics for Wind River CCD (based on Fremont County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
|Name||Catholic Church||LDS (Mormon) Church||Southern Baptist Convention||Lutheran Church||United Methodist Church|
|Name||Episcopal Church||Evangelical Lutheran Church in America||Assemblies of God||Church of the Nazarene||Other|
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
|Fremont County:||2.67 / 10,000 pop.|
|Wyoming:||2.10 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.27 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.27 / 10,000 pop.|
|Fremont County:||1.07 / 10,000 pop.|
|Wyoming:||0.65 / 10,000 pop.|
|Fremont County:||3.74 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||5.36 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||9.61 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||10.08 / 10,000 pop.|
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)
Fremont County: 0.07% Wyoming average: 0.15%
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
|from Natrona County, WY||0.49% ($35,955 average AGI)|
|from Sweetwater County, WY||0.27% ($47,500)|
|from Albany County, WY||0.25% ($34,394)|
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wind River:
- KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
- KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
- KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
- 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.)
- KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
- KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
- KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Wind River:
- KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
- KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
- KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
- KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
- K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
- K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
- KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
- KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
Wind River on our top lists:
- #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
- #96 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"