Ralston, WY

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Ralston Profile


Overview

Ralston is a tiny town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 240 people and just one neighborhood, Ralston is the 64th largest community in Wyoming.

Ralston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wyoming, but Ralston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Ralston is a blue-collar town, with 62.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ralston is a town of construction workers and builders, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ralston who work in management occupations (19.55%), office and administrative support (14.09%), and maintenance occupations (4.09%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.31 minutes getting to work every day.

Ralston is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Ralston, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Ralston is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Ralston Demographics

The population of Ralston has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 0.00% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ralston in 2018 was $26,375, which is lower middle income relative to Wyoming, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,500 for a family of four.

Ralston is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ralston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ralston residents report their race to be White. Ralston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ralston include German, French, Italian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Ralston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Russian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ralston, WY HOMES

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TYPE OF Ralston, WY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    Wyoming

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Ralston VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 19
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Ralston Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Riverside Middle/high School
1212 West B Street
Basin, WY 82410
06-12
Laura Irwin Elementary School
1211 W. B Street
Basin, WY 82410
KG-05
Lovell High School
502 Hampshire Avenue
Lovell, WY 82431
09-12
Lovell Middle School
325 West 9th
Lovell, WY 82431
06-08
Lovell Elementary School
520 Shoshone
Lovell, WY 82431
KG-05
Powell High School
1151 East 7th Street
Powell, WY 82435
09-12
Powell Middle School
369 East 3rd Street
Powell, WY 82435
06-08
Westside Elementary School
555 Grand Street
Powell, WY 82435
KG-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BIG HORN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Wyoming

(10 is best)

Better than of WY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.9% 33.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.2% 25.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

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PARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT # 1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Wyoming

(10 is best)

Better than of WY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.4% 33.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.4% 25.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.0% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

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