Kemmerer, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,651. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,560 (-3.4% change)
Males: 1,351 (51.0%), Females: 1,300 (49.0%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 83101

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $47,353 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,300 (year 2000)

Races in Kemmerer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (24.4%), German (15.5%), Italian (8.7%), Irish (8.4%), United States (4.9%), Danish (4.8%).

Elevation: 6958 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Map of Kemmerer, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kemmerer

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kemmerer city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -441 (-14.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Kemmerer:

  • SOUTH LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER (711 ONYX STREET/PO BOX 390)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Kemmerer:

  • EVANSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; EVANSTON, WY)
  • WYOMING STATE HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; EVANSTON, WY)
  • WYOMING STATE HOSPITAL-CAMPBELL HALL (about 45 miles; EVANSTON, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kemmerer:

  • ROCK SPRINGS-SWEETWATER COUNTY (about 105 miles; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; ID: RKS)
  • HILL AFB (about 109 miles; OGDEN, UT; ID: HIF)
  • OGDEN-HINCKLEY (about 109 miles; OGDEN, UT; ID: OGD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Kemmerer:

  • KEMMERER MUNI (about 2 miles; KEMMERER, WY; ID: EMM)
  • FORT BRIDGER (about 30 miles; FORT BRIDGER, WY; ID: FBR)
  • COKEVILLE MUNI (about 33 miles; COKEVILLE, WY; ID: U06)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kemmerer:

  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; LOGAN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 114 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 122 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 123 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 129 miles; PROVO, UT; FT enrollment: 29,977)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 132 miles; OREM, UT; FT enrollment: 14,182)

Schools

Public high school in Kemmerer:

  • KEMMERER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 1525 THIRD WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Kemmerer:

  • KEMMERER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1310 ANTELOPE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KEMMERER ELEMENTARY (Students: 128; Location: 1401 LINCOLN HEIGHTS DRIVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • THOMAN RANCH ELEMENTARY (Students: 2; Location: FONTENELLE RT, HWY 372; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Kemmerer:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $590,890; Location: 519 EMERALD; 110,585 books; 3,072 audio materials; 2,813 video materials; 269 serial subscriptions)