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Laramie County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2017: 98,327 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 81,607 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,107
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,426
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,050
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,043 (it was 9,877 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 2686 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Laramie County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (40.1%), Educational, health and social services (20.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Laramie County, WY (2017)
    • 77,28894.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,51117.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,4072.9%Two or more races
    • 2,2962.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9811.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8441.0%Asian alone
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years
Males: 50,054  (50.9%)
Females: 48,273  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Laramie County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,961 ($39,607 in 1999)
This county:

$61,961
Wyoming:

$60,434

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $775 (lower quartile is $569, upper quartile is $1,067)
This county:

$775
State:

$703


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,500 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
Laramie:

$217,500
Wyoming:

$214,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,000 - $297,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $214,872
Here:

$214,872
State:

$297,841

Townhouses or other attached units: $163,949
Here:

$163,949
State:

$194,831

In 2-unit structures: $86,515
Here:

$86,515
State:

$212,766

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,906
Here:

$92,906
State:

$285,969

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,472
Here:

$79,472
State:

$186,675

Mobile homes: $58,028
Here:

$58,028
State:

$91,196

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,407
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 659

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 97
  • Thefts: 371
  • Auto thefts: 41

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 417
  • Auto thefts: 28
Laramie County, WY map from a distance

Health of residents in Laramie County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
74.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
73.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
72.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.
49.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 254 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 1998: 320 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 289 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2000: 245 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2001: 257 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2002: 446 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2003: 622 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 744 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2005: 696 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2006: 492 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2007: 316 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2008: 160 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2009: 169 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 238 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2011: 275 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2012: 347 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2013: 410 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2014: 305 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2015: 388 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2016: 433 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2017: 389 buildings, average cost: $175,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Laramie, WY residents
Average permit cost in Laramie, WY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,409 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,207 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Laramie, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laramie, WY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Laramie, WY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
Laramie County:

9.9%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.7% for American Indian residents, 4.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.4 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.0 years old, Black residents: 35.5 years old, American Indian residents: 27.2 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 41.9 years old)

Area name: Cheyenne, WY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Laramie County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $833 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cheyenne, Ranchettes, Warren AFB, South Greeley, Fox Farm-College, Pine Bluffs, Burns, Albin, Carpenter, Hillsdale.

Laramie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Laramie County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.141 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 12.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 2.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significantly below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bristol County, Rhode Island , Geauga County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Laramie, WY
County total employment by year in Laramie, WY
County average yearly wages by year in Laramie, WY

Current college students: 4,235
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,467 (51.0% naturalized citizens)

Laramie County:

3.5%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4752010 or later
  • 8792000 to 2009
  • 5171990 to 1999
  • 5121980 to 1989
  • 3651970 to 1979
  • 771Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.2%

Laramie County marital status for males Laramie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,220
  • One, attached: 3,130
  • Two: 1,704
  • 3 or 4: 2,217
  • 5 to 9: 1,594
  • 10 to 19: 496
  • 20 to 49: 975
  • 50 or more: 555
  • Mobile homes: 4,454

Housing units in Laramie County with a mortgage: 18,067 (1,057 second mortgage, 1,167 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,922

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Laramie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,8216
Evangelical Protestant10,83559
Mainline Protestant6,19521
Other5,29716
Orthodox3151
Black Protestant1434
None55,132-
Laramie County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Laramie County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Laramie County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Laramie County:

7.9%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Laramie County:

24.2%
State:

24.4%

Agriculture in Laramie County:

Average size of farms: 2324 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,784
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $121.60
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,531
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,871
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.59
Corn for grain: 3723 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 74693 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Laramie County-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 26% 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 378.7 miles away from Laramie County 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 92.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 500.9 miles away from the county 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 402.7 miles away from the county 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 386.3 miles away from Laramie County 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 337.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wyoming Severe Storms, Hail, Flooding, Incident Period: August 07, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-740: August 07, 1985, FEMA Id: 740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wyoming SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: July 19, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-591: July 19, 1979, FEMA Id: 591, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Laramie County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laramie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,467 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 4,763 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 98 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 36 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 795 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 119 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 944 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,817 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (34%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • England (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Laramie County


  • German (17%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Laramie County, Wyoming in 2000:

  • 1,599 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 544 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 478 people in nursing homes
  • 251 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 157 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 74 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 57 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 53 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 39 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Laramie County, Wyoming in 2010:

  • 503 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 330 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in college/university student housing
  • 184 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 82 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,575.

8.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Wyoming average:

7.08%


0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,327 average AGI)
Laramie County:

0.25%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

1.66% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($11,110 average AGI)
6.27% relocated from other states ($43,647 average AGI)
Laramie County:

6.27%
Wyoming average:

4.84%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, WY  0.45% ($37,497 average AGI)
from Larimer County, CO  0.41% ($54,354)
from Natrona County, WY  0.28% ($58,063)
from Weld County, CO  0.26% ($58,086)
from El Paso County, CO  0.13% ($48,615)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.12% ($51,960)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.11% ($53,587)


7.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
Wyoming average:

7.86%


0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,071 average AGI)
Laramie County:

0.20%
Wyoming average:

0.07%

1.05% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($6,038 average AGI)
6.72% relocated to other states ($52,721 average AGI)
Laramie County:

6.72%
Wyoming average:

5.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Larimer County, CO  0.52% ($53,567 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.28% ($44,902)
to Weld County, CO  0.23% ($57,677)
to Natrona County, WY  0.15% ($50,048)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($53,538)
to El Paso County, CO  0.13% ($49,846)
to Denver County, CO  0.11% ($78,761)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Laramie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Laramie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Laramie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Laramie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Laramie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laramie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laramie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laramie County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Laramie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,472 (10,376 aged, 2,096 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,702 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Laramie County, Wyoming in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (852)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (709)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (643)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (514)
  • Unspecified dementia (327)
  • Congestive heart failure (286)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (282)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (273)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (216)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (182)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,724
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 329
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,354

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,463
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 807
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 37.4. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.1
  • Poisoning - 37.4
  • Other - 32.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,327
  • In family households: 79,688 (13,688 male householders, 11,861 female householders)
    19,665 spouses, 28,386 children (26,403 natural, 755 adopted, 1,228 stepchildren), 1,513 grandchildren, 620 brothers or sisters, 811 parents, 319 other relatives, 2,825 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,825 (6,779 male householders (5,184 living alone)), 6,726 female householders (5,835 living alone)), 3,320 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,814

Size of family households: 11,976 2-persons, 6,511 3-persons, 3,696 4-persons, 2,869 5-persons, 165 6-persons, 332 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,019 1-person, 2,224 2-persons, 262 3-persons.

13,683 married couples with children.
7,123 single-parent households (2,086 men, 5,037 women).

92.6% of residents of Laramie speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,085,443,000 ($12,726 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $294,755,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $266,492,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $77,113,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,066,000
Federal grants: $391,387,000
Federal procurement contracts: $80,005,000 ($59,136,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $264,381,000 ($187,366,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $273,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $82,726,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,002,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,178
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,578
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +353
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +702
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Laramie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.09 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Year house built in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • 1,6222014 or later
  • 1,1912010 to 2013
  • 6,1422000 to 2009
  • 4,3151990 to 1999
  • 6,4061980 to 1989
  • 7,8801970 to 1979
  • 3,8851960 to 1969
  • 4,7251950 to 1959
  • 2,2881940 to 1949
  • 4,8911939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • 01 room
  • 1352 rooms
  • 4583 rooms
  • 1,7064 rooms
  • 3,7735 rooms
  • 5,6426 rooms
  • 3,2977 rooms
  • 3,9968 rooms
  • 8,9829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • 3201 room
  • 5532 rooms
  • 1,8233 rooms
  • 2,7784 rooms
  • 2,6025 rooms
  • 1,1486 rooms
  • 5227 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 9639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • 57no bedroom
  • 2281 bedroom
  • 4,0122 bedrooms
  • 12,9693 bedrooms
  • 7,5524 bedrooms
  • 3,1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laramie County, Wyoming
  • 438no bedroom
  • 3,1071 bedroom
  • 3,8982 bedrooms
  • 2,3433 bedrooms
  • 9004 bedrooms
  • 3795+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Laramie County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Laramie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laramie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 730no vehicle
  • 6,3451 vehicle
  • 10,8282 vehicles
  • 6,7713 vehicles
  • 2,0254 vehicles
  • 1,2905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Laramie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laramie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,993no vehicle
  • 4,7411 vehicle
  • 3,5242 vehicles
  • 5903 vehicles
  • 2174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

80.5% of Laramie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Wyoming.

Laramie County:

80.5%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 38,614
  • Other state: 55,187
  • Northeast: 4,113
  • Midwest: 20,227
  • South: 10,911
  • West: 19,936
Year householders moved into unit in Laramie County, WY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Laramie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 737
Here:

6.7%
Wyoming:

6.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 196
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 804
Here:

17.0%
Wyoming:

9.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Laramie County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $340,937,000
    Other: $1,533,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,715,000
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $348,434,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,444,000
    General - Other: $7,996,000
    Police Protection: $6,640,000
    Libraries: $5,562,000
    Regular Highways: $4,801,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Financial Administration: $4,326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,671,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,613,000
    Health - Other: $964,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $298,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,700,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,600,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare: $756,000
    Other: $558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Rents: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,260,000
    Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Libraries: $698,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    General Public Building: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,577,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,750,000
    Other: $5,567,000
    Highways: $1,730,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,462,000
    Property: $26,583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,706,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $959,000
    Other License: $958,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $51,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,369,000

Laramie County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $340,937,000
    Other: $1,533,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,715,000
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $348,434,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,444,000
    General - Other: $7,996,000
    Police Protection: $6,640,000
    Libraries: $5,562,000
    Regular Highways: $4,801,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Financial Administration: $4,326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,671,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,613,000
    Health - Other: $964,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $298,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,700,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,600,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare: $756,000
    Other: $558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Rents: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,260,000
    Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Libraries: $698,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    General Public Building: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,577,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,750,000
    Other: $5,567,000
    Highways: $1,730,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,462,000
    Property: $26,583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,706,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $959,000
    Other License: $958,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $51,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,369,000

Laramie County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $340,937,000
    Other: $1,533,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,715,000
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $348,434,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,444,000
    General - Other: $7,996,000
    Police Protection: $6,640,000
    Libraries: $5,562,000
    Regular Highways: $4,801,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Financial Administration: $4,326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,671,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,613,000
    Health - Other: $964,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $298,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,700,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,600,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare: $756,000
    Other: $558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Rents: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,260,000
    Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Libraries: $698,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    General Public Building: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,577,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,750,000
    Other: $5,567,000
    Highways: $1,730,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,462,000
    Property: $26,583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,706,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $959,000
    Other License: $958,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $51,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,369,000

Laramie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $340,937,000
    Other: $1,533,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,715,000
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $348,434,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,444,000
    General - Other: $7,996,000
    Police Protection: $6,640,000
    Libraries: $5,562,000
    Regular Highways: $4,801,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Financial Administration: $4,326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,671,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,613,000
    Health - Other: $964,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $383,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $298,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,700,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,600,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,664,000
    Public Welfare: $756,000
    Other: $558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Rents: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,260,000
    Regular Highways: $1,864,000
    Libraries: $698,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    General Public Building: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,577,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,750,000
    Other: $5,567,000
    Highways: $1,730,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,462,000
    Property: $26,583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,706,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $959,000
    Other License: $958,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $51,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,369,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,117
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,062
  • Number of recipients under 18: 147
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 842
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 438
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 494
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED932$171,837519$156,5132,826$171,077186$66,8876$659,667172$132,203105$102,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$173,36430$160,667221$187,41615$90,8670$016$153,06315$92,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$139,75939$187,513725$169,48353$65,8111$330,00042$140,52459$116,271
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN85$177,02454$187,704599$168,81538$106,7371$125,00044$117,97718$147,611
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$251,00012$153,417145$167,86212$82,9170$09$121,1119$118,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$223,117130$203,6153$224,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$199,56531$211,3233$82,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$227,35727$252,5560$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$223,4007$254,4290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$211,5002$265,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laramie, WY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laramie, WY - Value
Most common first names in Laramie County, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40273.9 years
Mary34278.5 years
Robert31870.5 years
James28971.0 years
William28773.0 years
Charles21572.5 years
George19375.5 years
Helen18480.5 years
Donald15670.1 years
Richard15268.5 years
Most common last names in Laramie County, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16075.1 years
Smith14176.0 years
Miller10576.4 years
Wilson8676.0 years
Anderson8674.7 years
Jones7272.9 years
Brown7274.8 years
Williams6775.8 years
Martinez6669.3 years
Clark6377.4 years
Businesses in Laramie County, WY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Albertsons2Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's5
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's3Microtel1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance4
Baskin-Robbins1Nike6
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Big O Tires2OfficeMax1
Burger King4Outback1
Carl\s Jr.1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Plato's Closet1
Days Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Safeway2
FedEx13Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears3
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop1Sleep Inn1
Goodwill2Spencer Gifts1
Gymboree1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block3Starbucks5
Haworth1Subaru1
Hilton1Subway13
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn3T-Mobile3
Home Depot1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Target1
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York3True Value1
Journeys1U-Haul7
KFC1UPS19
Kmart1Vans2
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger9Victoria's Secret1
La Quinta1Village Inn2
Lane Furniture2Vons2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marriott2Wendy's3
MasterBrand Cabinets10YMCA1

Laramie County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"