Laramie, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 31,814 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.9%
Males: 16,720  (52.6%)
Females: 15,094  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82072.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,540 (it was $27,319 in 2000)
Laramie:

$38,540
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,441 (it was $16,036 in 2000)

Laramie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $203,703 (it was $109,200 in 2000)
Laramie:

$203,703
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $724.

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  • Races in Laramie, WY (2013)

    Laramie races chart
    • 26,70783.6%White alone
    • 2,7888.7%Hispanic
    • 1,0793.4%Asian alone
    • 6992.2%Black alone
    • 5401.7%Two or more races
    • 2290.7%Other race alone
    • 1030.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Laramie: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (11.0%), English (10.6%), Swedish (3.5%), United States (3.3%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7163 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,856 people per square mile   (average).

Laramie,WY real estate house value index trend

Laramie, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Laramie:

  • High school or higher: 101.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laramie city:

  • Never married: 51.4%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1,090 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This city:

4.0%
Wyoming:

2.3%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Laramie, Wyoming as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Laramie to the number of sex offenders is 31,681 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 2013: $1,285 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,253 (0.6%)

Laramie satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (104.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +131 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,688 (91.1%)

Area code: 307

Laramie household income distribution Laramie home values distribution

Crime rates in Laramie by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011220000011
per 100,000 0.00.03.73.77.57.60.00.00.00.00.03.13.1
Rapes 4540011561051410
per 100,000 14.718.214.80.00.03.83.918.321.633.616.144.131.3
Robberies 0032114211523
per 100,000 0.00.011.17.33.83.815.77.33.63.416.16.39.4
Assaults 971414324232613221931291723
per 100,000 356.1513.2159.188.186.598.751.080.768.5104.293.453.572.0
Burglaries 13812513914391126761121091138910270
per 100,000 506.6455.0514.4525.0342.3478.3298.0410.9393.1379.9286.5321.1219.2
Thefts 836693761808700662690663522521614585562
per 100,000 3,069.12,522.32,816.22,966.22,633.12,513.12,705.52,432.11,882.41,751.71,976.61,841.51,759.5
Auto thefts 45544639335662363933252338
per 100,000 165.2196.5170.2143.2124.1212.6243.1132.1140.6111.080.572.4119.0
Arson 6353228414382
per 100,000 22.010.918.511.07.57.631.414.73.613.49.725.26.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 247.7258.7211.0188.9168.1185.1162.2165.2142.3150.2138.2152.0140.0

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Crime rate in Laramie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 77 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
US average:

3.00

Laramie tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Laramie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Laramie, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Laramie-area historical tornado activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 62% 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 slightly below Wyoming state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 341.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 Laramie center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 459.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 359.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from Laramie center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 294.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Laramie topographic map

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 and medical centers in Laramie:

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

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.

Colleges/Universities in Laramie:

  • University of Wyoming (Full-time enrollment: 10,810; Location: Corner of Ninth and Ivinson; Public; Website: www.uwyo.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (FT enrollment: 2,765; 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: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 58 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Aims Community College (about 76 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 79 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 93 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Front Range Community College (about 102 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Regis University (about 110 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)

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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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 155. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

155
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 27.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

LARAMIE, CITY OF (Population served: 28,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
WY DOT - SUMMIT REST AREA (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
WYOMING TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 560, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNNY MEADOWS VILLAGE (Population served: 485, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY MEADOW ESTATES (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), Fed FAO issued (JUL-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009)
ALBANY COUNTY LODGE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
CENTENNIAL WATER AND SEWER (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2010), Fed FAO issued (JAN-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-26-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2011), Fed FAO issued (JAN-26-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (MAR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2011)
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
WY TRANS DEPT MERIDEN RA (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Consult with State - In APR-21-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-28-2014 to AUG-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2014)

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

  • SOUTH LARAMIE W&S DISTRICT (Population served: 492, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • NINE MILE WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT (Population served: 201, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MEDICINE BOW NF MILLER LAKE CG (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEDICINE BOW NF HIDDEN VALL PG (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEDICINE BOW NF POLE CREEK CG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.9% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.8% for American Indian residents, 57.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.7% for other race residents, 35.3% 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

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, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Laramie compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Wyoming average:

9.3

Laramie travel time to work - commute Laramie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Laramie:

(Laramie, Wyoming Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6272
Other3,57016
Evangelical Protestant2,44126
Mainline Protestant2,4349
None23,227-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$58,935$50,5160$0
Other Government Administration 15$60,865$48,6921$92
Judicial and Legal 7$32,567$55,8291$863
Police Protection - Officers 52$262,155$60,4970$0
Police - Other 8$24,607$36,9111$720
Firefighters 49$281,285$68,8860$0
Fire - Other 2$6,844$41,0640$0
Streets and Highways 24$108,908$54,4541$218
Health 1$3,754$45,0480$0
Solid Waste Management 15$55,858$44,6861$589
Sewerage 10$39,371$47,2450$0
Parks and Recreation 23$81,959$42,761114$56,532
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$25,960$62,3040$0
Water Supply 22$96,745$52,7700$0
Other and Unallocable 26$98,689$45,5492$2,197
Totals for Government 273$1,238,502$54,440121$61,211

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,873,000 ($90.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,944,000 ($61.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,944,000 ($61.11)
    General Public Buildings: $1,448,000 ($45.51)
    Regular Highways: $1,392,000 ($43.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $850,000 ($26.72)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($6.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $118,000 ($3.71)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($0.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,766,000 ($181.24)
    Water Utilities: $3,903,000 ($122.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,856,000 ($121.20)
    Central Staff Services: $3,289,000 ($103.38)
    General - Other: $2,838,000 ($89.21)
    Regular Highways: $2,667,000 ($83.83)
    Sewerage: $2,127,000 ($66.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,603,000 ($50.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,508,000 ($47.40)
    Health - Other: $878,000 ($27.60)
    General Public Buildings: $605,000 ($19.02)
    Financial Administration: $587,000 ($18.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000 ($14.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $354,000 ($11.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $234,000 ($7.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $203,000 ($6.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $832,000 ($26.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,587,000 ($81.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000 ($16.03)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($7.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000 ($6.76)
    Police Protection: $199,000 ($6.26)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($3.83)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($2.80)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($1.60)
    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 ($371.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $464,000 ($14.58)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,682,000 ($115.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,844,000 ($57.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,442,000 ($45.33)
    All Other: $1,193,000 ($37.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $46,000 ($1.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,211,000 ($38.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,793,000 ($339.25)
    All Other: $950,000 ($29.86)
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000 ($22.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,624,000 ($113.91)
    Interest Earnings: $1,220,000 ($38.35)
    Rents: $22,000 ($0.69)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,489,000 ($172.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,366,000 ($231.53)
    Water Utilities: $2,550,000 ($80.15)
    All Other: $826,000 ($25.96)
    Highways: $360,000 ($11.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,316,000 ($41.37)
    Property: $1,308,000 ($41.11)
    Other License: $769,000 ($24.17)
    Motor Vehicle License: $347,000 ($10.91)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $99,000 ($3.11)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,389,000 ($892.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,335,000 ($859.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,102,000 ($34.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($1.51)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,119,000 ($318.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,304,000 ($763.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,503,000 ($204.41)

12.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.51%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laramie County, WY  1.07% ($24,993 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.61% ($18,759)
from Larimer County, CO  0.33% ($28,500)


13.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.09%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.12%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laramie County, WY  1.22% ($28,278 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.62% ($31,679)
to Larimer County, CO  0.62% ($38,763)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $454,000Total costs
  • 19,109Total average daily traffic
  • 5,500Total average daily truck traffic
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 Hardware1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Albertsons1Nissan1
AmericInn1Panda Express1
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Ashley Furniture1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Bath & Body Works1Quality1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks2
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Honda1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul3
Kroger3UPS6
Lane Furniture1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Village Inn1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Vons1
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's2
Motel 61

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  • #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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