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Social & Economic Impacts of the Oil & Gas Industry
Sublette County, Wyoming

Please see:
The Sublette Community Partnership
Michael S. Coburn
Socioeconomic Analyst

Drilling Rig Data
Cost of Living
Documents & Datasets

Links for more information:

The State of Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Fields and wells operating in the Cowboy State

Wyoming Department of Administration and Information
Economic Analysis Division
Cost of Living data, economic indicators, revenue analysis, and much more.

Wyoming Department of Employment Research and Planning
Lots of employment/unemployment data, Wyoming Labor Trends
Newsletter, data by industry, etc.

Wyoming Department of Revenue
Detailed reports on several types of tax revenue by county

Wyoming Office of the Attorney General -- Department of Criminal Investigation
Source for Crime in Wyoming Reports, detailing index crimes by county,
drugs, child abuse, and other state-wide crime trends.

Sublette County website


The Socioeconomic Analyst Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Reports and Documents

General Summary:
One-Sheet Impact Summary
(Winter 2007) A two page primer on key impacts and challenges being faced by
Sublette County due to Natural Gas Development. Lots of key statistics and a great

Child Care, After-School, and Summer-Time Youth Programming Needs
Assessment Survey

(Fall 2007) Survey distributed to parents of all parents of elementary and
middle-school students in Sublette County. Describes need among respondents for
Child Care, After-School, and Summer-time programming in the county and among
school districts.

Big Piney-Marbleton Recreation Center Community Interest Survey
(Spring 2007) Survey mailed to every resident in Big Piney/Marbleton/La Barge.
Describes level of interest among respondents for the proposed recreation center in
Marbleton, anticipated amount of usage, and demographic data.

Sublette County Vocational Education Interest Survey
(Fall of 2006) Survey completed by majority of high school students in Sublette
County. Describes levels of interest among students for additional vocational and
technical training related to careers in energy industry.

Housing and Real Estate Trends in Sublette County 2000-2015
(Winter 2007) Document details housing constructions, population trends, housing
affordability, real estate sales, likely future population impacts, income trends and
more. Many full color graphs.

Sublette County Housing Report
(Winter, 2006) Includes rental and sales prices, building permits, population
changes, housing survey results, second homes, non-traditional housing census, and
much more.

Sublette County Wage Study July 2006.
Includes wage data from 60 Sublette County Employers, minimum wage data for
service, construction, government, and gas field. Historical data on cost of living,
unemployment and income is also included, and much more

Economy & Revenue:
Sales and Use Tax Report 2001-2006.
Details sales and use tax revenues for Sublette County fiscal years 2001-2006,
including monthly fluctuations, state-wide comparisons, taxes paid by industry, and

Drilling Data:
A Brief History of Drilling in Sublette County Wyoming 1995-2005.
(Winter, 2006) Includes monthly drilling activity by area, completions, gas
production, gas prices, and seasonal fluctuations. Also includes discussion on
workforce requirements, satellite photos, history, and much more.

Sublette County Arrests and Index Crimes 1995-2004
(Fall 2005) Includes data, analysis and correlations with population/rig counts and general forecasting.

Other Sublette County Documents:

Collins and Associates Sublette County Housing Needs Assessment (February 2008)
UW Dept. Agricultural & Applied Economics - Sublette Co. Socioeconomic Profile for the Bridger-Teton National Forest
(February 2008)

UW Dept. Agricultural & Applied Economics - Economic Profile of the Bridger-Teton National
(February 2008)

Ecosystem Research Group - Sublette County Socioeconomic Impact Study (FINAL - January 2008)

Sublette County Commissioners - State of the County Report (2009-2010)

Ecosystem Research Group - Sublette County Impact Study (Draft - November 2007)

Sonoran Institute Population and Housing Trends for Sublette County 2004-2014

UW Dept. of Sociology - Social and Economic Impact Assessment Of Oil and Gas Development In
Sublette and Sweetwater Counties (2005)

*Reports are in Adobe PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Other Useful Documents and Related Links

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