Mountain View, Wyoming

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For the census-designated place in Natrona County, see Mountain View, Natrona County, Wyoming. For other places called "Mountain View", see Mountain View (disambiguation).
Mountain View, Wyoming
Town
Motto: "Gateway to the High Uintas"
Location of Mountain View, Wyoming
Location of Mountain View, Wyoming
Coordinates: 41°16′18″N 110°20′10″W / 41.27167°N 110.33611°W / 41.27167; -110.33611Coordinates: 41°16′18″N 110°20′10″W / 41.27167°N 110.33611°W / 41.27167; -110.33611
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Uinta
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Scott Dellinger
Area[1]
 • Total 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,804 ft (2,074 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,286
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,314
 • Density 1,512.9/sq mi (584.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 82939
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-55345[4]
GNIS feature ID 1591810[5]
Website Town of Mountain View Wyoming

Mountain View is a town in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1,286 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Mountain View was founded in 1891, and is located near Fort Bridger.[7]

Geography[edit]

Mountain View is located at 41°16′18″N 110°20′10″W / 41.27167°N 110.33611°W / 41.27167; -110.33611 (41.271637, -110.336232).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,286 people, 468 households, and 363 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,512.9 inhabitants per square mile (584.1 /km2). There were 506 housing units at an average density of 595.3 per square mile (229.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.0% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 468 households of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the town was 31.9 years. 32.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,153 people, 415 households, and 320 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,454.8 people per square mile (563.5/km²). There were 456 housing units at an average density of 575.4 per square mile (222.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.01% White, 0.09% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 415 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $49,000, and the median income for a family was $58,077. Males had a median income of $47,222 versus $26,429 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,945. About 8.3% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education in the town of Mountain View is provided by Uinta County School District #4. The district operates four campuses - Mountain View Elementary School (grades K-2), Fort Bridger Elementary School (grades 3-4), Mountain View Middle School (grades 5-8), and Mountain View High School (grades 9-12).

Infrastructure[edit]

United States Postal Service[edit]

The United States Postal Service operates the Mountain View Post Office at 1700 E Parkway St in Mountain View.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Mountain View Town, Wyoming". US Census Bureau Quick Facts. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "History of Mountain View". Town of Mountain View Wyoming. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.