Ranchester, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 1,041 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +48.5%
Males: 566  (54.4%)
Females: 475  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82839.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,700 (it was $36,094 in 2000)
Ranchester:

$64,700
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,263 (it was $15,421 in 2000)

Ranchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $253,973 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Ranchester:

$253,973
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $279,950; detached houses: $286,967; mobile homes: $76,789

Median gross rent in 2019: $933.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ranchester: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
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According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ranchester, Wyoming as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ranchester is 922 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Swedish (26.6%), German (21.1%), Scandinavian (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), Polish (2.3%), Danish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,730 people per square mile   (low).

Ranchester, Wyoming map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,575 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,272 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (286.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Dayton, WY (2.3 miles ),
Parkman, WY (2.7 miles),
Sheridan, WY (3.6 miles ),
Big Horn, WY (4.3 miles),
Story, WY (5.1 miles ),
Shell, WY (6.3 miles),
Clearmont, WY (6.5 miles),
Greybull, WY (7.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.91 N, Longitude: 107.16 W

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

4.1%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Most common occupations in Ranchester, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Ranchester, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ranchester, Wyoming average temperatures Ranchester, Wyoming average precipitation Ranchester, Wyoming humidity Ranchester, Wyoming wind speed Ranchester, Wyoming snowfall Ranchester, Wyoming sunshine Ranchester, Wyoming clear and cloudy days
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 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.17
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Ranchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 529% 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 173.2 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 332.5 miles away from Ranchester 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 176.2 miles away from Ranchester center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.0 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) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from Ranchester 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 Sheridan County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ranchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ranchester:

  • SHERIDAN VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 11 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • BILLINGS CLINIC SHERIDAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • WESTVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • NMC CONTINUE CARE OF SHERIDAN (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • SHERIDAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ranchester:

  • Sheridan College (about 15 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 150 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 253 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 260 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 262 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 290 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ranchester:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tongue River Fire Protection District - Ranchester Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Ranchester Motel (350 E.dayton Road Us Hwy 14).

Sheridan 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 Ranchester and their reported violations in the past:

RANCHESTER, TOWN OF (Population served: 855, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.9%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Ranchester (2011 data):

  • Cowboy State Bank: at 515 Dayton Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.9 mil, Deposits: $36.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cowboy State Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ranchester:

Marital status in Ranchester, WY
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ranchester:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ranchester, WY (based on Sheridan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,2224
Evangelical Protestant3,57731
Mainline Protestant3,2668
Other1,5168
None16,535-
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: 8
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sheridan County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Sheridan County:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

8.2%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

22.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ranchester:

43.7%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Ranchester:

28.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.0%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ranchester, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,317$39,8045$2,797
Sewerage 1$5,190$62,2800$0
Financial Administration 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,039
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,263
Solid Waste Management 0$0 4$5,992
Totals for Government 3$11,488$45,95214$12,090

Ranchester government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $482,000 ($463.02)
    Financial Administration: $232,000 ($222.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($128.72)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($55.72)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($44.19)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($43.23)
    Health - Other: $42,000 ($40.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($19.21)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($7.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($3.84)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($1.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $281,000 ($269.93)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($82.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($55.72)
    General Public Building: $34,000 ($32.66)

Ranchester government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($141.21)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($65.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $446,000 ($428.43)
    Other: $157,000 ($150.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($34.58)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($9.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($176.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $280,000 ($268.97)
    Other: $113,000 ($108.55)
    Highways: $11,000 ($10.57)
  • Tax - Property: $79,000 ($75.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($31.70)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.88)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.92)

Ranchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $947,000 ($909.70)

6.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
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 Johnson County, WY  0.50% ($44,619 average AGI)
from Campbell County, WY  0.46% ($63,158)
from Natrona County, WY  0.31% ($56,128)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
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 Campbell County, WY  0.41% ($50,314 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.22% ($22,000)
to Johnson County, WY  0.21% ($40,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ranchester:

  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ranchester:

  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KYTI (93.7 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KZWY (94.9 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KSUW (91.3 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLGT (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • K269DE (101.7 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K285CE (104.9 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)

TV broadcast stations around Ranchester:

  • K26BE (Channel 26; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)

Ranchester fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2005 09:25 AM, 3rd Ave West, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 62.5mTotal length
  • $2,109,000Total costs
  • 34,887Total average daily traffic
  • 5,381Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,136Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ranchester, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 141980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ranchester, WY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ranchester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • L3 MOBILES, Lat: 44.910139 Lon: -107.163278, Call Sign: KJS909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/12/2025, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ranchester)

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 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ranchester, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (71.2%), and Structure Fires (14.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ranchester, WY
    • 12671.2%Outside Fires
    • 2614.7%Structure Fires
    • 2111.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ranchester, WY
Most common first names in Ranchester, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John973.2 years
James571.8 years
Robert466.2 years
Dorothy374.0 years
Florence377.0 years
Helen385.3 years
Frank384.3 years
Carl369.7 years
George374.7 years
Paul380.4 years
Most common last names in Ranchester, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnston679.3 years
Johnson573.6 years
Prill579.0 years
Schilling585.4 years
Aksamit380.3 years
Bocek379.7 years
Kawulok379.6 years
Jolovich371.1 years
Osgard386.0 years
Scott365.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ranchester, WY
  • 50.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 10.9%Other fuel
  • 8.5%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ranchester, WY
  • 40.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 18.5%Wood
  • 16.7%Coal or coke


Ranchester compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Ranchester on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph Mcphie (4)
  • Jason Todd (2)
  • Walton F. Smith (1)
  • Rantec Corporation (1)
  • Clifford O. Clevenger (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.