Hoback, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 1,176.
Population change since 2000: -19.1%
Males: 668  (56.8%)
Females: 508  (43.2%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 83001.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $123,810 (it was $64,679 in 2000)
Hoback:

$123,810
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $68,325 (it was $32,753 in 2000)

Hoback CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $866,667 (it was $345,500 in 2000)
Hoback:

$866,667
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $758,403; detached houses: $855,029; mobile homes: $102,991

Median gross rent in 2019: $824.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hoback: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
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  • Races in Hoback, WY (2019)
    • 1,07975.3%White alone
    • 24216.9%Hispanic
    • 493.4%American Indian alone
    • 372.6%Asian alone
    • 211.5%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: Irish (28.1%), German (10.4%), American (8.8%), British (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 177.4 square miles.

Population density: 6.6 people per square mile   (very low).

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67 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.7%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,059 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,514 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (340.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Rafter J Ranch, WY (2.9 miles ),
South Park, WY (3.0 miles ),
Jackson, WY (3.3 miles ),
Wilson, WY (3.6 miles ),
Moose Wilson Road, WY (3.9 miles ),
Alpine Northeast, WY (3.9 miles),
Alpine Northwest, WY (4.0 miles),
Alpine, WY (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 110.77 W

Distribution of median household income in Hoback, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hoback, WY in 2019
Hoback satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Most common occupations in Hoback, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.9%)
  • Carpenters (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.8%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (4.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Legal support workers (6.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)

Average climate in Hoback, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Hoback-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1574% 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 86.7 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 160.4 miles away from the city 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 397.1 miles away from the city 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Hoback center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 125.0 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 38.5 miles away from Hoback 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 Teton County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hoback topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hoback:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHNS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHN'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JACKSON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoback:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 143 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 216 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 228 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 299 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 300 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 343 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hoback: Brian Flat Forest Service Station (A), Butler Creek Ranch (B), Broken Arrow Ranch (C), Bureau of Public Roads Camp (D), Camp Davis (E), Cabin Creek Campground (F), Jackson Hole Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 3 Hoback (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Pritchard Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Hoback River (A), Alder Creek (B), Lick Creek (C), Martin Creek (D), Deer Creek (E), Pritchard Creek (F), Pup Creek (G), Camp Creek (H), Rock Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Teton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Hoback:

Marital status in Hoback, WY
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hoback:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hoback, WY (based on Teton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8205
Other1,4326
Catholic1,3971
Evangelical Protestant8958
None15,750-
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: 5
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Teton County:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Teton County:

4.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.4%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.5%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.5%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hoback:

7.1%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hoback:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Hoback:

62.5%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.9%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hoback, WY Residents

10.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($198,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($9,733 average AGI)
Teton County:

0.65%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln County, WY  0.28% ($61,588 average AGI)


9.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

0.87% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,648 average AGI)
Teton County:

0.87%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, WY  0.44% ($67,423 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hoback:

  • KSGT (1340 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hoback:

  • KUWJ (90.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KJAX (93.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KZJH (95.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTN (96.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hoback:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KBEO (Channel 11; JACKSON, WY; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF JACKSON, L.L.C.)
  • K13LY (Channel 13; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K09LF (Channel 9; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K11LL (Channel 11; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • KJWY (Channel 2; JACKSON, WY; Owner: TWO OCEAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K07KS (Channel 7; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K50BL (Channel 50; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K13FZ (Channel 13; JACKSON, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)

Hoback fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2012 03:20 PM, Us-26, Lat: 43.265050, Lon: -110.784756, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
May 19, 2010 11:53 AM, Us-26/89/189/191, Lat: 43.253706, Lon: -110.782819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 1, 2009 03:55 PM, Us-26/89/189/191, Lat: 43.296525, Lon: -110.788944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 2006 09:35 AM, Us-89, Lat: 43.235610, Lon: -110.779560, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 2005 09:45 PM, Us-89, Lat: 43.300870, Lon: -110.756810, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.0mTotal length
  • $1,843,000Total costs
  • 35,875Total average daily traffic
  • 2,130Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,021Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hoback, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hoback, WY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hoback, WY
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hoback, WY
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hoback 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Hoback on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #17 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #54 (83001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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