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Population (year 2000): 9,310. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,430 (+1.3% change)
Males: 4,511 (48.5%), Females: 4,799 (51.5%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $31,531 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,200 (year 2000)

Races in Riverton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.1%)
  • American Indian (9.6%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (30.4%), English (15.5%), Irish (13.7%), United States (5.9%), French (4.5%), Scottish (4.1%).

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Land area: 9.8 square miles

Riverton,

For population 25 years and over in Riverton

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverton city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -353 (-3.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MT Billings, (191.0 miles pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (328.1 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (704.0 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: WY (4.8 miles Arapahoe, WY (15.5 miles Hudson, WY (21.5 miles Johnstown, WY (24.0 miles Ethete, WY (24.2 miles Shoshoni, Pavillion, WY (25.1 miles) , WY Lander, (26.8 miles Flats, WY (29.0 miles Boulder


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,000

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 108.40 W

Area code: 307


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.8%), Retail trade (14.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,651 (+17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,126 (76.1%)


 

Crime in Riverton by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 3
    per 100,000 10.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 32.2
Rapes 0 6 4 8 1
    per 100,000 0.0 64.4 43.0 85.9 10.7
Robberies 2 8 6 4 1
    per 100,000 21.5 85.9 64.4 43.0 10.7
Assaults 20 19 18 30 31
    per 100,000 214.8 204.1 193.3 322.2 333.0
Burglaries 78 61 80 73 63
    per 100,000 837.8 655.2 859.3 784.1 676.7
Thefts 413 410 337 379 395
    per 100,000 4436.1 4403.9 3619.8 4070.9 4242.7
Auto thefts 11 30 27 27 35
    per 100,000 118.2 322.2 290.0 290.0 375.9
305.7 340.2 303.3 352.6 353.5


Average climate in Riverton, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riverton,

Birthplace of: Bucky Jacobsen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Seattle Mariners, born: Aug 30, 1975).


Main business address for: US ENERGY CORP (METAL MINING), CRESTED CORP (BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE MINING).


Hospital/medical center in Riverton:
  • RIVERTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2100 W SUNSET DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Riverton:
  • LANDER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; LANDER, WY)
  • HOT SPRINGS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; THERMOPOLIS, WY)
  • WASHAKIE MEDICAL CENTER (about 73 miles; WORLAND, WY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverton:
  • RIVERTON REGIONAL (about 5 miles; RIVERTON, WY; ID: RIW)
  • WORLAND MUNI (about 71 miles; WORLAND, WY; ID: WRL)
  • ROCK SPRINGS-SWEETWATER COUNTY (about 110 miles; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; ID: RKS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riverton:
  • SHOSHONI MUNI (about 25 miles; SHOSHONI, WY; ID: 49U)
  • HUNT FIELD (about 28 miles; LANDER, WY; ID: LND)
  • HOT SPRINGS CO-THERMOPOLIS MUNI (about 45 miles; THERMOPOLIS, WY; ID: THP)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 9 $25,014 $33,352 2 $2,349
Water Supply 12 $33,150 $33,150 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $13,769 $33,045 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $13,981 $33,554 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $10,388 $31,164 0 $0
Health 1 $2,412 $28,944 0 $0
Airports 3 $9,675 $38,700 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $28,930 $31,560 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $34,651 $31,985 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 25 $95,428 $45,805 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $9,758 $29,274 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $14,661 $43,983 5 $1,771
Financial Administration 5 $13,012 $31,228 0 $0
Totals for Government 101 $304,829 $36,217 7 $4,120


College/University in Riverton:
  • CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,071; Location: 2660 PECK AVE; Public; Website: www.cwc.cc.wy.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 146 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 187 miles; BILLINGS, MT; FT enrollment: 3,105)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 202 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 234 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 249 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 253 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 3,400)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 261 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
Public high school in Riverton:
  • RIVERTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 2001 WEST SUNSET DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Riverton:
  • RIVERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 840 MAJOR AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RENDEVOUS ELEMENTARY (Students: 347; Location: 413 NORTH 4TH STREET WEST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Students: 256; Location: 1304 EAST LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • ASHGROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 239; Location: 510 NORTH 1ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 176; Location: 720 WEST JACKSON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Riverton:
  • ST MARGARETS SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 220 N 7TH E STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • SMART START ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 1014 NORTH 8TH WEST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 419 EAST PARK; Grades: PK - 8)
 

Riverton compared to Wyoming state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:
  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • 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.)
  • KTHE (1240 AM; 1 kW; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:
  • 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)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K260AE (99.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: P. ANTHONY REED)
  • K219DO (91.7 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS,INC)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:
  • K07UZ (Channel 7; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K08GO (Channel 8; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K12MJ (Channel 12; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)

 

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