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Encyclopedia > Evanston, Wyoming

Evanston is a city in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 11,507 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Uinta CountyGR6. Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...

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Geography

Evanston is located at 41°15′48″N, 110°57′53″W (41.263302, -110.964616)GR1. Image File history File links WYMap-doton-Evanston. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.7 km² (10.3 mi²). 26.5 km² (10.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.39%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 11,507 people, 4,058 households, and 2,937 families residing in the city. The population density was 433.9/km² (1,123.2/mi²). There were 4,665 housing units at an average density of 175.9/km² (455.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.29% White, 0.16% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 4.15% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.29% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,058 households out of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.30. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $42,019, and the median income for a family was $47,220. Males had a median income of $35,843 versus $21,710 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,725. About 9.1% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Trivia

  • Evanston is the official practice center for the Jamaican Bobsled Team.
  • Evanston is home to Reverend Harold Chris Smith, author of "The Glory Of Gods Love"
  • Evanston provided temporary refuge, along with the U.S. Army, for Chinese miners who fled violent attacks, known as the Rock Springs Massacre in nearby Rock Springs on September 2, 1885.
  • In the 1990s movie SLC Punk!, Steveo and Heroin Bob go to Evanston to buy alcohol from Porters Fireworks.
  • On the 7/24/07 hotspot podcast on gamespot.com host Rich Gallup announced he would be stopping by Evanston to eat at a Sonic restaurant.

The Jamaican Bobsled Team first gained fame during their debut in the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... // The Rock Springs Massacre or Rock Springs Riot (sometimes known as the Rock Springs Attack) occurred on September 2, 1885 in the town of Rock Springs, Wyoming, in present day Sweetwater County. ... SLC Punk! (1998) is a film directed by James Merendino; SLC is an acronym for Salt Lake City. ...

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 41°15′48″N 110°57′53″W / 41.263302, -110.964616Coordinates: 41°15′48″N 110°57′53″W / 41.263302, -110.964616
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  • Evanston's official website
Uinta County, Wyoming
Evanston, county seat
City

Evanston Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... List of Wyoming county seats: Albany County - Laramie Big Horn County - Basin Campbell County - Gillette Carbon County - Rawlins Converse County - Douglas Crook County - Sundance Fremont County - Lander Goshen County - Torrington Hot Springs County - Thermopolis Johnson County - Buffalo Laramie County - Cheyenne Lincoln County - Kemmerer Natrona County - Casper Niobrara County - Lusk Park...

Towns

Bear River | Lyman | Mountain View Bear River is a town in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States, and is also Wyomings newest town, incorporated in 2001. ... Lyman is a town located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Mountain View is a town in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. ...

Census-designated places

Carter | Fort Bridger | Lonetree | Robertson Carter is a census-designated place located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Fort Bridger is a census-designated place located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Lonetree is a census-designated place located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Robertson is a census-designated place located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ...

Other place

Piedmont Piedmont is a ghost town located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ...


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Preserve America Community: Evanston, Wyoming (568 words)
Evanston, Wyoming (population 11,507), the "Queen City of the Mountains" nestles in the Bear River Valley, north of the High Uinta Mountains.
Evanston was incorporated in 1868 as a frontier camp for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad.
Evanston helped found Tracks Across Wyoming, a non-profit partnership of Southern Wyoming organizations to promote, preserve, enhance, and interpret the historic transcontinental transportation corridor for the purposes of economic development, education, and the celebration of its heritage.
Evanston, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (447 words)
Evanston is a city in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States.
About 9.1% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.
Evanston is the official practice center for the Jamaican Bobsled Team.
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