Powell, Wyoming

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Population in 2017: 6,440 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.9%
Males: 3,017  (46.9%)
Females: 3,423  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 82435.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,643 (it was $27,364 in 2000)
Powell:

$43,643
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,433 (it was $14,518 in 2000)

Powell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,366 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Powell:

$187,366
WY:

$214,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $267,407; detached houses: $305,486; townhouses or other attached units: $226,943; in 2-unit structures: $150,912; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,799; mobile homes: $43,208

Median gross rent in 2017: $740.

March 2019 cost of living index in Powell: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.8% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Powell, WY (2017)
    • 5,49486.5%White alone
    • 64310.1%Hispanic
    • 891.4%American Indian alone
    • 641.0%Two or more races
    • 310.5%Other race alone
    • 250.4%Asian alone
    • 180.3%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Powell, Wyoming as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Powell is 321 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Powell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(94.7)
3
(56.1)
4
(74.2)
5
(93.1)
8
(144.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.1)
13
(200.4)
11
(174.5)
4
(61.4)
3
(46.7)
5
(77.0)
15
(233.6)
10
(154.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
2
(36.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.4)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.9)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(170.5)
9
(168.3)
7
(129.9)
13
(242.1)
13
(234.7)
10
(168.0)
11
(172.8)
10
(154.2)
10
(158.6)
12
(184.2)
14
(217.8)
8
(123.2)
7
(109.0)
7
(108.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(700.9)
24
(448.8)
17
(315.5)
27
(502.8)
23
(415.2)
22
(369.6)
17
(267.1)
50
(770.9)
31
(491.8)
28
(429.7)
15
(233.3)
26
(400.6)
20
(311.4)
20
(309.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(3,656)
185
(3,460)
179
(3,322)
158
(2,942)
168
(3,032)
179
(3,007)
182
(2,859)
160
(2,467)
124
(1,967)
135
(2,072)
121
(1,882)
124
(1,910)
108
(1,682)
89
(1,378)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(56.8)
4
(74.8)
6
(111.4)
7
(130.4)
4
(72.2)
3
(50.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
2
(31.7)
6
(92.1)
2
(31.1)
2
(30.8)
4
(62.3)
4
(61.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.9)
3
(56.1)
3
(55.7)
2
(37.2)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.1)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)309.7254.3249.3297.4329.4183.8214.8349.7291.7210.9179.7193.2302.7227.3

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City-data.com crime index in Powell, WY

Crime rate in Powell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Wyoming average:

2.53
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Ancestries: American (18.4%), German (17.4%), Irish (5.4%), European (4.8%), Norwegian (4.5%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4390 feet

Land area: 3.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,729 people per square mile   (low).

Powell, Wyoming map

60 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Wyoming:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,188 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,081 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (71.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (388.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (796.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Garland, WY (2.3 miles),
Ralston, WY (2.6 miles ),
Deaver, WY (3.5 miles),
Byron, WY (3.6 miles ),
Frannie, WY (4.0 miles ),
Cowley, WY (4.1 miles ),
Lovell, WY (4.3 miles ),
Cody, WY (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.76 N, Longitude: 108.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +579 (+9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,945 (62.2%)

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Powell, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Powell, WY in 2017
Powell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Historical population in Powell, WY
Historical housing units in Powell, WY
Most common industries in Powell, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Powell, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Powell, Wyoming

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Powell, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.62
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Powell-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 23% 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 94.3 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 253.5 miles away from the city 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 97.4 miles away from Powell 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 175.9 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) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 533.1 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 Park County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Powell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Powell:

  • POWELL VALLEY HOSPICE (246 N ABSAROKA)
  • POWELL VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 777 AVENUE H)
  • POWELL NH (639 AVE H)
  • POWELL VALLEY CARE CENTER (777 AVENUE H)

Airports and heliports located in Powell:

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College/University in Powell:

  • Northwest College (Full-time enrollment: 1,557; Location: 231 W 6th St; Public; Website: www.northwestcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powell:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 73 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 90 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 129 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 164 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 181 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 221 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Idaho State University (about 226 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)

Public high schools in Powell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Powell:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Powell Hospital Ambulance (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Homesteader's Museum (133 South Clark Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Choice Motel-Powell (337 East 2nd Street) (1), Best Western Kings Inn (777 East 2nd Street) (2), Super 8 Powell WY (845 East Coulter Avenue) (3), Lamplighter Inn (234 East 1st Street) (4), Super 8 Motel of Powell (845 East Coulter Avenue) (5), Park Motel (737 E 2nd St) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Park - Powell- District Court Clerk (1002 Sheridan Avenue) (1), Park - Powell- District Court Judge (1002 Sheridan Avenue) (2), Park County Government - County Court Clerk- Circuit Court Clerk- Circuit Court Park Co (109 West 14th Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chris Cooley (American football) - Football player, Chris Cooley - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jul 11, 1982), Darren Dalton - Actor, Dennis Havig - Football player, Lou Roney - College basketball player.

Park County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Powell and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH END WATER USERS (Population served: 489, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-10-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREEN ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 375, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2004), Fed FAO issued (DEC-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2005)
COOPER SUB MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2013), Fed FAO issued (JAN-21-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2013), Fed FAO issued (JAN-21-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-21-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Powell that have no violations reported:

  • POWELL, CITY OF (Population served: 6,700, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • RIVERS BEND TRAILER COURT (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ENCORE ENERGY PARTNERS, AKA CLARKS FORK (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
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

People in group quarters in Powell in 2010:

  • 560 people in college/university student housing
  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Powell in 2000:

  • 479 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Powell (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Powell Main Branch at 102 E. 2nd Street, branch established on 2001/07/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Bank of Wyoming: First Bank Of Wyoming at 245 East First, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $391.2 mil, Deposits: $288.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Bridger, National Association: Powell Branch at 856 Road 8, branch established on 2004/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $303.8 mil, Deposits: $272.1 mil, headquarters in Bridger, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Bridger Company, The
  • Big Horn Federal Savings Bank: 151 E First St Branch at 151 E First St, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $204.4 mil, Deposits: $178.9 mil, headquarters in Greybull, WY, positive income, 6 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Powell Branch at 105 East 2nd Street, branch established on 1963/12/07. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Powell:

Marital status in Powell, WY
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Powell:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wyoming average:

9.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Powell
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Powell, WY (based on Park County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,51837
Other3,19613
Catholic2,9854
Mainline Protestant2,7329
None15,774-
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:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Park County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Park County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Park County:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Park County:

15.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Park County:

22.0%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Powell:

50.3%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Powell:

47.5%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Powell:

9.3%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Powell:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Powell:

31.2%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Powell:

56.6%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Powell:

77.8%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Powell, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$78,434$55,3650$0
Other Government Administration 10$25,329$30,3950$0
Parks and Recreation 10$45,622$54,74629$10,485
Solid Waste Management 8$31,481$47,2221$954
Police - Other 7$29,160$49,9891$148
Streets and Highways 5$24,297$58,3130$0
Electric Power 5$33,927$81,4250$0
Financial Administration 4$22,486$67,4580$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,541$49,6230$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,398$41,5920$0
Water Supply 2$9,384$56,3040$0
Sewerage 2$9,384$56,3040$0
Airports 1$3,118$37,4160$0
Totals for Government 78$339,561$52,24031$11,587

Powell government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,003,000 ($155.75)
    Electric Utilities: $252,000 ($39.13)
    Air Transportation: $162,000 ($25.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($15.99)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($10.09)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($6.68)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($6.06)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,971,000 ($771.89)
    Police Protection: $2,111,000 ($327.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,237,000 ($192.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,103,000 ($171.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,079,000 ($167.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000 ($133.23)
    General - Other: $649,000 ($100.78)
    Central Staff Services: $418,000 ($64.91)
    Sewerage: $340,000 ($52.80)
    Financial Administration: $325,000 ($50.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000 ($25.16)
    Air Transportation: $155,000 ($24.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000 ($14.29)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($10.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($4.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $213,000 ($33.07)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($15.53)
    Regular Highways: $88,000 ($13.66)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($7.76)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($4.81)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($3.73)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($3.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($2.95)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,089,000 ($634.94)

Powell government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,379,000 ($214.13)
    Other: $768,000 ($119.25)
    Sewerage: $741,000 ($115.06)
    Air Transportation: $108,000 ($16.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $353,000 ($54.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $95,000 ($14.75)
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000 ($5.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $236,000 ($36.65)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($13.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,399,000 ($993.63)
    Water Utilities: $1,712,000 ($265.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,494,000 ($387.27)
    Other: $1,995,000 ($309.78)
    Highways: $172,000 ($26.71)
  • Tax - Property: $283,000 ($43.94)
    Other License: $123,000 ($19.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $115,000 ($17.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($5.43)
    Other: $30,000 ($4.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($0.93)

Powell government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000 ($108.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000 ($99.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,000 ($9.63)

Powell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,000 ($19.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,004,000 ($1553.42)

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Big Horn County, WY  0.59% ($30,365 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.26% ($45,182)
from Natrona County, WY  0.26% ($56,438)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($49,860 average AGI)
to Big Horn County, WY  0.35% ($39,209)
to Natrona County, WY  0.24% ($42,000)
Businesses in Powell, WY
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1Toyota1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Nike2UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Powell:

  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KODI (1400 AM; 1 kW; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Powell:

  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KCGL (104.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTAG (97.9 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • K233AC (94.5 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KLZY (92.5 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
Powell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Powell fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 2016 12:24 AM, Coulter Ave, Lat: 44.756156, Lon: -108.740978, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Apr 27, 2003 03:34 PM, Adams St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 14, 2000 10:18 PM, South Hamilton, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1987 09:15 PM, Fair St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1980 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 6, 1977 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.0mTotal length
  • $330,000Total costs
  • 10,574Total average daily traffic
  • 927Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,850Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Powell, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Powell, WY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Powell)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Powell, WY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Powell)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Powell)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of fire incidents - 133 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Powell, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.0%), and Structure Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Powell, WY
    • 30945.0%Outside Fires
    • 16023.3%Structure Fires
    • 14421.0%Other
    • 7410.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Powell, WY
Most common first names in Powell, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5874.4 years
John5775.0 years
Mary5581.6 years
James4973.1 years
Robert4578.0 years
Helen3084.0 years
Charles2875.3 years
George2680.0 years
Dorothy2277.2 years
Edith2283.5 years
Most common last names in Powell, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3283.1 years
Smith2879.5 years
Miller2476.9 years
Anderson2281.0 years
Scott2079.0 years
Jones1978.4 years
Moore1675.4 years
Brown1579.5 years
Nelson1482.0 years
Martin1278.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Powell, WY
  • 84.3%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Powell, WY
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Electricity


Powell compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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