Rafter J Ranch, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 1,075.
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
Males: 498  (46.4%)
Females: 577  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 83001.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,370 (it was $63,199 in 2000)
Rafter J Ranch:

$110,370
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $59,713 (it was $28,078 in 2000)

Rafter J Ranch CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $857,813 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Rafter J Ranch:

$857,813
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $944,512

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,809.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rafter J Ranch: 110.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.8%
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  • Races in Rafter J Ranch, WY (2019)
    • 1,43982.6%White alone
    • 25214.5%Hispanic
    • 452.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 221.3%American Indian alone

Races in Rafter J Ranch detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (10.9%), European (9.0%), American (8.7%), Polish (7.9%), German (6.6%), Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,640 people per square mile   (low).

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186 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:

10.7%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,460 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,844 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (344.6 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

South Park, WY (1.0 miles ),
Jackson, WY (1.7 miles ),
Wilson, WY (2.4 miles ),
Moose Wilson Road, WY (2.7 miles ),
Hoback, WY (2.9 miles ),
Teton Village, WY (3.3 miles),
Jackson Hole, WY (3.5 miles ),
Kelly, WY (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 110.79 W

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

5.8%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Most common occupations in Rafter J Ranch, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (5.6%)

Average climate in Rafter J Ranch, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 2018 was 50.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Rafter J Ranch-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1568% 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 78.6 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 157.0 miles away from Rafter J Ranch 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 400.2 miles away from Rafter J Ranch 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 85.8 miles away from Rafter J Ranch center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 130.4 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 46.3 miles away from Rafter J Ranch 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Rafter J Ranch:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHNS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)
  • ST JOHN'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rafter J Ranch:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 150 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 213 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 229 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 303 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 305 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 348 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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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:

2.4 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Rafter J Ranch:

Marital status in Rafter J Ranch, WY
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Rafter J Ranch:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rafter J Ranch, 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
Here:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
This 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:
Here:

13.4%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rafter J Ranch:

47.7%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rafter J Ranch:

42.7%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rafter J Ranch:

20.7%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.6%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rafter J Ranch:

6.6
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rafter J Ranch:

26.8%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.9%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rafter J Ranch, 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 Rafter J Ranch:

  • KSGT (1340 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • 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 Rafter J Ranch:

  • 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.)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJHB-LP (97.7 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: TETON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1)
  • K285CY (104.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: BRINGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY - IDAHO)
  • K216CI (91.1 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K296EG (107.1 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K221DE (92.1 FM; WILSON,ETC., WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rafter J Ranch:

  • KBEO (Channel 11; JACKSON, WY; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF JACKSON, L.L.C.)
  • KJWY (Channel 2; JACKSON, WY; Owner: TWO OCEAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K13FZ (Channel 13; JACKSON, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K50BL (Channel 50; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K09LF (Channel 9; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K13LY (Channel 13; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K07KS (Channel 7; SOUTH PARK, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K11LL (Channel 11; HOBACK JUNCTION, WY; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - S.E. IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K14HH (Channel 14; TETON VILLAGE, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rafter J Ranch, WY
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rafter J Ranch, WY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Rafter J Ranch 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Rafter J Ranch on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (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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