Kemmerer, Wyoming

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Kemmerer, Wyoming

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High Points

Kemmerer strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wyoming):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Kemmerer Low Property Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Kemmerer People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kemmerer Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 6% Kemmerer Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Kemmerer Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Kemmerer Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Kemmerer Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Kemmerer Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Kemmerer, Wyoming

Comparing Kemmerer to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wyoming (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 4
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Rents 7 6
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 7 9

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Kemmerer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles NE of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 323 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 83101
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.792
Longitude -110.536

Kemmerer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KEMMERER 2 N
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 23 to 51 F
Jul Temp 44 to 80 F
Oct Temp 25 to 56 F
Annual Precip 10.8 inches
Station LA BARGE
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 22 to 52 F
Jul Temp 44 to 82 F
Oct Temp 22 to 58 F
Annual Precip 8.6 inches
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 27 to 54 F
Jul Temp 48 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 59 F
Annual Precip 9.3 inches
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Kemmerer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,651 100%
Male 1,351 51%
Female 1,300 49%
Under 18 752 28.4%
18+ 1,899 71.6%
65+ 287 10.8%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.13
White 2,564 96.7%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 16 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 31 1.2%
Mixed Race 23 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 89 3.4%

Estimated Kemmerer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,560
Growth -91
Growth % -3.4%

Kemmerer Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 24.5%
German 14.8%
Italian 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Irish 7.2%
US/American 6.4%
Norwegian 4.3%
Danish 2.8%
Swedish 2.8%
Scottish 2.5%
European 2%
Polish 1.9%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Finnish 1.3%
Slovene 0.9%
Swiss 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Slavic 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kemmerer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hamsfork (83101)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kemmerer 2,651 $55,529
Diamondville 716 $48,000

Kemmerer Public Libraries

Lincoln County Library System
Kemmerer, Wyoming
(307) 877-6961
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Kemmerer Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(307) 877-4401
Emergency Service: No

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Kemmerer High Schools (2004)

Serves 232 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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1. Forest City, Iowa 85.7   32.5% 14.7% 22.2% 12 $50,699 6% 4% 4,362 9.7% 5.3 0.7% 0.9
2. Tusculum, Tennessee 85.6   25% 14.9% 17.3% 17 $50,074 3.4% 4.6% 2,004 6.1% 17 0.6% 1
3. Shepherd, Michigan 84.2   30.3% 11.7% 26% 20 $49,135 6.2% 3.6% 1,536 10.5% 8.5 0.3% 1.3
4. Jay, Maine 82.3   22.9% 14.3% 14.5% 21 $43,365 5.5% 2.1% 4,985 10.4% 18.1 1.3% 0.8
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