Reliance, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 665
Males: 347 (52.2%), Females: 318 (47.8%)

Sweetwater County

Zip code: 82943

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $39,688 (year 2000)
Median house value: $46,000 (year 2000)

Races in Reliance:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.7%)
  • Hispanic (8.0%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Black (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.1%), Irish (7.4%), English (6.9%), Dutch (5.1%), Swedish (4.8%), United States (4.4%).

Elevation: 6550 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Map of Reliance, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Reliance

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reliance CDP

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Reliance:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY (about 6 miles; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • ASHLEY VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 83 miles; VERNAL, UT)
  • LANDER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 84 miles; LANDER, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Reliance:

  • ROCK SPRINGS-SWEETWATER COUNTY (about 13 miles; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; ID: RKS)
  • RIVERTON REGIONAL (about 109 miles; RIVERTON, WY; ID: RIW)
  • YAMPA VALLEY (about 161 miles; HAYDEN, CO; ID: HDN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Reliance:

  • GTR GREEN RIVER INTERGALACTIC SPACEPORT (about 24 miles; GREEN RIVER, WY; ID: 48U)
  • DUTCH JOHN (about 53 miles; DUTCH JOHN, UT; ID: 33U)
  • MANILA (about 57 miles; MANILA, UT; ID: 40U)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reliance:

  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 184 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 186 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 192 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 192 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 197 miles; PROVO, UT; FT enrollment: 29,977)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 198 miles; OREM, UT; FT enrollment: 14,182)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 198 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 3,400)