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Population in 2012: 31,681 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
Males: 16,338  (51.6%)
Females: 15,343  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  25.4 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,848 (it was $27,319 in 2000)
Laramie:

$35,848
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,189

Laramie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $193,193 (it was $109,200 in 2000)
Laramie:

$193,193
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,890; Detached houses: $214,282; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,319; In 2-unit structures: $173,942; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $236,166; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,473; Mobile homes: $31,824; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,144

Median gross rent in 2012: $707.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 82051, 82070, 82072.

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  • White alone - 25,887 (84.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,762 (9.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,056 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 557 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 346 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 82 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 29 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.03%)

Races in Laramie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laramie: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (11.5%), English (10.5%), Swedish (3.7%), Scottish (3.2%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7163 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,844 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Laramie:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laramie city:

  • Never married: 51.5%
  • Now married: 35.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1,755 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  5.7%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Laramie, Wyoming as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Laramie to the number of sex offenders is 773 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,231 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,179 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (42.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (114.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (645.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: The Buttes, WY (3.2 miles) , East Albany, WY (4.2 miles) , South Albany, WY (4.3 miles) , Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (5.1 miles) , Centennial, WY (5.3 miles) , Albany, WY (5.4 miles) , Fox Park, WY (5.8 miles) , Red Feather Lakes, CO (5.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 119 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2010: 90 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2011: 82 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2012: 63 buildings, average cost: $125,700

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Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 105.59 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gem City of the Plains

Daytime population change due to commuting: +829 (+2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,181 (88.5%)

Area code: 307

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Crime rates in Laramie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001122000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.03.73.77.57.60.00.00.00.00.03.1
Rapes 545400115610514
per 100,000 19.514.718.214.80.00.03.83.918.321.633.616.144.1
Robberies 1003211421152
per 100,000 3.90.00.011.17.33.83.815.77.33.63.416.16.3
Assaults 699714143242326132219312917
per 100,000 269.1356.1513.2159.188.186.598.751.080.768.5104.293.453.5
Burglaries 97138125139143911267611210911389102
per 100,000 378.3506.6455.0514.4525.0342.3478.3298.0410.9393.1379.9286.5321.1
Thefts 624836693761808700662690663522521614585
per 100,000 2433.63069.12522.32816.22966.22633.12513.12705.52432.11882.41751.71976.61841.5
Auto thefts 26455446393356623639332523
per 100,000 101.4165.2196.5170.2143.2124.1212.6243.1132.1140.6111.080.572.4
Arson 3635322841438
per 100,000 11.722.010.918.511.07.57.631.414.73.613.49.725.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 197.0247.5258.5210.8188.8168.0185.0162.0165.0142.2150.1138.1151.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Laramie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 76 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
US average:

3.00

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Laramie, Wyoming accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Laramie-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Laramie city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/16/1979, a category F3 tornado 41.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laramie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Laramie center
On 10/10/1993 at 04:17:46, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/23/1993 at 06:30:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/13/1993 at 14:51:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 MB, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Laramie center
On 8/6/1998 at 18:22:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Albany County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jim Beaver - Film actor, Herbert J. Brees - General, Richard Honaker - Politician, Henry Wriston - President of Brown University, Jaycee Carroll - An professional basketball player, Sheridan Downey - Politician, Thurman Arnold - Judge, Joyce Coad - Actor, George Bagby (Wyoming politician) - Politician, Jesseca Cross - Athletics competitor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Laramie:

  • PREMIUM HEALTH AT HOME INC (Home Health Center, 1050 N 3RD STREEET SUITE L)
  • SUMMIT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 204 MCCOLLUM DR #106)
  • HOSPICE OF LARAMIE (Hospital, 1262 NORTH 22ND STREET, UNIT A)
  • IVINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 255 N 30TH)
  • LARAMIE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 503 S 18TH ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Laramie, WY

Airports and heliports located in Laramie:


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Amtrak station:

LARAMIE (4700 BLUEBIRD LA.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, intercity bus service.

Local government website: www.ci.laramie.wy.us

Colleges/Universities in Laramie:

  • University of Wyoming (Full-time enrollment: 9,610; Location: Corner of Ninth and Ivinson; Public; Website: www.uwyo.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • WyoTech (FT enrollment: 1,227; Location: 4373 N 3rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wyotech.edu/campus/laramie)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Laramie:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 45 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • Colorado State University (about 58 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Aims Community College (about 76 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 78 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 93 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Front Range Community College (about 102 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • Regis University (about 110 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

Public high schools in Laramie:

Private high school in Laramie:

  • MAE OLSON EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 70; Location: 4989 N 3RD ST; Grades: 5 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Laramie:

Private elementary/middle schools in Laramie:

  • ST LAURENCE SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 608 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • OPEN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 414 S 24TH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 10; Location: 610 RUSSELL ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Laramie, School District: ALBANY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 01

Library in Laramie:

  • ALBANY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $847,724; Location: 310 SOUTH 8TH ST; 117,246 books; 9,127 audio materials; 2,632 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 290 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Laramie County Community College, Albany County Campus as a Educational Resource on this website. For enrollment and any other information, please call 1-800-522-9223.
  • Please list the Laramie Cooperative Preschool in your school section...under primary. Students 30. 1215 Gibbon street. 742-2745 added by Matt

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Notable locations in Laramie: Laramie Plaza (A), Medicine Bow National Forest Laramie Ranger District Fire Engine Crew (B), Laramie Fire Department Station 1 (C), Laramie Fire Department Station 3 (D), Laramie Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Odd Fellows Shopping Center (1), Campus Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Laramie Plains Museum (603 East Ivinson Avenue) (1), University of Wyoming - Art Museum Centennial Complex- Museum-Art Centennial Com (Engineering Building) (2), Wyoming Childrens Museum & Nature Center (968 North 9th Street) (3), Alice Hardie Stevens Center (Museums; 603 East Ivinson Avenue) (4), Wyoming Territorial Prison Corporation (Museums; 975 Snowy Range Road) (5), University of Wyoming - Laramie Offices- Libraries- Libraries Administration- Librarie (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Engineering Building) (6), University of Wyoming - Laramie Offices- Libraries- Fee Based Services-Uwin (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Engineering Building) (7), University of Wyoming - Laramie Offices- Libraries- Reference Desk- COE Reference- Librarie (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Engineering Building) (8), Skyline Skate (Amusement & Theme Parks; 15 Skyline Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn (2313 Soldier Springs Road) (1), 1st Inn Gold (421 Boswell Drive) (2), Woods Landing Store (Woods Lndg) (3), Camelot Motel (523 South Adams Street) (4), Days Inn (1368 North McCue Street) (5), Comfort Inn Laramie (3420 Grand Avenue) (6), Sunset Inn (1104 South 3rd Street) (7), Travel Inn Motel (262 North 3rd Street) (8), 710 Apartments (710 East Ivinson Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Wyoming State - Albany County Court (Courthouse) (1), Albany County Government - Drug Court (420 East Ivinson) (2), Laramie City - Municipal Court- Court Clerk (406 East Ivinson Avenue) (3), Albany County Government - Court Reporter (420 East Ivinson) (4), Albany County - Clerk of District Court (Courthouse) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Laramie and their reported violations in the past:

MEDICINE BOW NF VEDAUWOO CG (Address: 2468 JACKSON ST , Population served: 780, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1999
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WY TRANS DEPT WAGONHOUND RA (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WYOMING TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 560, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
SOUTH LARAMIE W&S DISTRICT (Population served: 550, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
COUNTRY MEADOW ESTATES (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
CENEX #4 GAS STOP (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SNOWY RANGE SKI AREA (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
WY TRANS DEPT MERIDAN RA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Laramie that have no violations reported:

  • LARAMIE, CITY OF (Population served: 28000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • WY TRANS DEPT SUMMIT REST AREA (Population served: 1000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WY TRANS DEPT FT STEELE RA (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • NINE MILE WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT (Population served: 198, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.3%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.7% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 63.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.1% for other race residents, 33.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  43.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laramie, WY

People in group quarters in Laramie in 2010:

  • 1,986 people in college/university student housing
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Laramie in 2000:

  • 2,157 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

Laramie compared to Wyoming state average:

Laramie, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Arena-Auditorium. University of Wyoming.

Banks with branches in Laramie (2011 data):

  • First Interstate Bank: Laramie Uw Branch, Laramie West Branch, Laramie Branch. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • ANB Bank: Merchant Center Branch at 300 South 2nd Street, branch established on 2005/02/07; The Bank Of Laramie, National Association/Branch at 3908 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1980/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Laramie Branch at 222 Garfield Street, branch established on 1956/01/28. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • First National Bank of Wyoming: First National Bank Of Wyoming at 2020 Grand Ave, branch established on 1964/10/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.4 mil, Deposits: $160.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Capital West Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Laramie Branch at 568 North Third Street, branch established on 1935/06/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wyoming State Bank: at 3430 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 2006/09/11. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $131.1 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Wyoming Bancorporation
  • Security First Bank: Laramie Branch at 608 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1935/08/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $63.6 mil, Deposits: $55.8 mil, headquarters in Cheyenne, WY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Laramie Branch at 2127 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Laramie, Wyoming:

  • Best Western Foster's Country Inn, 1561 Snowy Rane Rd, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 742-8371
  • Camelot Motel, 523 S Adams, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 721-8860
  • Motel 6, 621 PLZ Ln, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 742-2307, Fax: (307) 742-3897
  • Comfort Inn Laramie, 3420 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 721-8856, Fax: (307) 721-5166
  • Ramada Center Hotel, 2313 Soldier Springs Rd, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 742-6611, Fax: (307) 745-8371
  • Econo Lodge, 1370 Mccue St, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 745-8900, Fax: (307) 745-5806
  • Days Inn, 1368 Mccue St, Laramie, WY 82072 , Phone: (307) 745-5678, Fax: (307) 742-8934
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1655 Centennial Dr, Laramie, WY 82070 , Phone: (307) 742-6665, Fax: (307) 742-9193
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Laramie, Wyoming

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Laramie travel time to work - commute


Laramie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Laramie city (based on Albany County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.36%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents33.7%17.6%5.7%4.8%4.7%
Congregations4.8%16.7%2.4%2.4%2.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.6%3.3%19.0%
Congregations2.4%2.4%4.8%4.8%57.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Albany County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Albany County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Albany County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

4.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

18.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$54,322$46,5623$3,977
Other Government Administration 22$102,127$55,70610$3,279
Judicial and Legal 6$22,884$45,7680$0
Police Protection - Officers 47$227,496$58,0840$0
Police - Other 31$90,522$35,0410$0
Firefighters 40$202,643$60,7930$0
Fire - Other 3$8,032$32,1280$0
Streets and Highways 13$51,246$47,3041$1,315
Solid Waste Management 22$66,037$36,0201$635
Sewerage 7$26,898$46,1111$713
Parks and Recreation 20$71,122$42,67395$34,053
Water Supply 20$79,972$47,9830$0
Other and Unallocable 12$33,267$33,2672$394
Totals for Government 257$1,036,568$48,400113$44,366

Laramie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,873,000 ($90.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,944,000 ($61.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,944,000 ($61.36)
    General Public Buildings: $1,448,000 ($45.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,392,000 ($43.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $850,000 ($26.83)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($6.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $118,000 ($3.72)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($0.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,766,000 ($182.00)
    Water Utilities: $3,903,000 ($123.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,856,000 ($121.71)
    Central Staff Services: $3,289,000 ($103.82)
    General - Other: $2,838,000 ($89.58)
    Regular Highways: $2,667,000 ($84.18)
    Sewerage: $2,127,000 ($67.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,603,000 ($50.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,508,000 ($47.60)
    Health - Other: $878,000 ($27.71)
    General Public Buildings: $605,000 ($19.10)
    Financial Administration: $587,000 ($18.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000 ($14.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $354,000 ($11.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $234,000 ($7.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $203,000 ($6.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $832,000 ($26.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,587,000 ($81.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000 ($16.10)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($7.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000 ($6.79)
    Police Protection: $199,000 ($6.28)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($3.85)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($2.81)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($1.61)
    Health - Other: $39,000 ($1.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $11,000 ($0.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,806,000 ($372.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $464,000 ($14.65)

Laramie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,682,000 ($116.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,844,000 ($58.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,442,000 ($45.52)
    All Other: $1,193,000 ($37.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $46,000 ($1.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,211,000 ($38.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,793,000 ($340.68)
    All Other: $950,000 ($29.99)
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000 ($22.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,624,000 ($114.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,220,000 ($38.51)
    Rents: $22,000 ($0.69)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,489,000 ($173.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,366,000 ($232.51)
    Water Utilities: $2,550,000 ($80.49)
    All Other: $826,000 ($26.07)
    Highways: $360,000 ($11.36)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,316,000 ($41.54)
    Property: $1,308,000 ($41.29)
    Other License: $769,000 ($24.27)
    Motor Vehicle License: $347,000 ($10.95)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $99,000 ($3.12)

Laramie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,389,000 ($896.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,335,000 ($862.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,102,000 ($34.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($1.52)

Laramie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,119,000 ($319.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,304,000 ($767.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,503,000 ($205.26)

13.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.78%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.79% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.79%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Laramie County, WY  0.96% ($24,856 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.51% ($19,932)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($21,731)


14.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.75%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.19%
Wyoming average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Laramie County, WY  1.40% ($36,756 average AGI)
to Larimer County, CO  0.55% ($48,656)
to Natrona County, WY  0.45% ($28,472)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laramie:

  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laramie:

  • KOCA-LP (93.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LA RADIO MONTANESA: VOZ DE LA GENTE)
  • K215CE (90.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KQLF (97.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K201HM (88.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Laramie:

  • K61DX (Channel 61; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • KPAH-CA (Channel 24; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: ROBERT R. RULE)
  • K08IQ (Channel 8; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Laramie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laramie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Laramie, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 226 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laramie)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laramie)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Laramie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Laramie, WY

Most common first names in Laramie, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11780.4 years
John11278.0 years
William9074.4 years
Robert7969.6 years
James6570.9 years
George5976.5 years
Charles5774.4 years
Margaret5280.8 years
Helen4779.7 years
Frank4679.0 years
Most common last names in Laramie, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5376.2 years
Johnson4976.1 years
Brown3572.1 years
Miller3276.8 years
Williams2381.8 years
Nelson2277.5 years
Anderson2277.8 years
Scott2176.6 years
Peterson1879.2 years
Davis1879.3 years
Businesses in Laramie, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Albertsons1Panda Express1
AmericInn1Papa John's Pizza1
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Ashley Furniture1Quality1
Bath & Body Works1Quiznos1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Kmart1True Value1
Kroger3U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS6
Little Caesars Pizza1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Village Inn1
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's2Walmart1
Motel 61Wendy's2
New Balance1
Browse common businesses in Laramie, WY


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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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