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Cheyenne, WY (Wyoming) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,781 (it was $100,400 in 2000)
Cheyenne:

$215,781
Wyoming:

$214,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,530 - $278,026

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $202,930
Here:

$202,930
State:

$297,841

Townhouses or other attached units: $188,489
Here:

$188,489
State:

$194,831

In 2-unit structures: $406,376
Here:

$406,376
State:

$212,766

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,814
Here:

$197,814
State:

$285,969

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $308,131
Here:

$308,131
State:

$186,675

Mobile homes: $76,790
Here:

$76,790
State:

$91,196

Cheyenne,WY index of house prices

Total population: 62,845 (Urban population: 52,380, Rural population: 383 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 29,587 (26,547 occupied: 17,690 owner occupied, 8,669 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

29%

Housing density: 1,402 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $660,812.

Median contract rent in 2017: $421 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $1,034)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,181


Median gross rent in Cheyenne, WY in 2017: $940

Housing units in Cheyenne with a mortgage: 11,879 (733 second mortgage, 791 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,812

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,061

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $68,662

Median monthly housing costs: $1,026


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Cheyenne, Wyoming Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,096
  • In family households: 50,278 (8,352 male householders, 7,695 female householders)
    11,948 spouses, 18,382 children (17,037 natural, 442 adopted, 868 stepchildren), 928 grandchildren, 433 brothers or sisters, 508 parents, 163 other relatives, 1,979 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,132 (5,247 male householders (4,008 living alone)), 5,383 female householders (4,713 living alone)), 2,516 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 878

Size of family households: 7,513 2-persons, 4,093 3-persons, 2,272 4-persons, 1,721 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 193 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,708 1-person, 1,667 2-persons, 254 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

8,493 married couples with children.
5,096 single-parent households (1,414 men, 3,682 women).

92.6% of residents of Cheyenne speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 2,068 (3.2%)
(54.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 2,4962 bedrooms
  • 7,5943 bedrooms
  • 5,4964 bedrooms
  • 2,0195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • 431no bedroom
  • 2,9991 bedroom
  • 3,3162 bedrooms
  • 1,3243 bedrooms
  • 7444 bedrooms
  • 2695+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 481no vehicle
  • 4,5681 vehicle
  • 7,1512 vehicles
  • 3,9633 vehicles
  • 1,1024 vehicles
  • 5355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,820no vehicle
  • 4,0121 vehicle
  • 2,6192 vehicles
  • 3483 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 2235+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • 01 room
  • 1382 rooms
  • 2223 rooms
  • 1,0024 rooms
  • 1,8655 rooms
  • 3,5926 rooms
  • 2,1797 rooms
  • 2,9418 rooms
  • 5,8909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • 3141 room
  • 5322 rooms
  • 1,6663 rooms
  • 2,4334 rooms
  • 1,6925 rooms
  • 7436 rooms
  • 3917 rooms
  • 3168 rooms
  • 5729+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Cheyenne, WY
  • Cheyenne, WY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Cheyenne, WY in 2017
  • 1,766Less than $10,000
  • 1,818$10,000 to $19,999
  • 2,140$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,828$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,061$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,714$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,989$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,882$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,325$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,219$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,333$150,000 to $199,999
  • 519$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Cheyenne, WY

  • Distribution of house value in Cheyenne, WY in 2017
  • 316Less than $10,000
  • 148$10,000 to $14,999
  • 157$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 77$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$60,000 to $69,999
  • 33$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 478$90,000 to $99,999
  • 825$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,809$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,473$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,333$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,950$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,038$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,837$300,000 to $399,999
  • 502$400,000 to $499,999
  • 347$500,000 to $749,999
  • 105$750,000 to $999,999
  • 18$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 18$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Cheyenne, WY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cheyenne, WY in 2017
  • 171Less than $100
  • 122$100 to $149
  • 124$150 to $199
  • 83$200 to $249
  • 96$250 to $299
  • 24$300 to $349
  • 129$350 to $399
  • 159$400 to $449
  • 231$450 to $499
  • 620$500 to $549
  • 825$550 to $599
  • 326$600 to $649
  • 526$650 to $699
  • 717$700 to $749
  • 187$750 to $799
  • 923$800 to $899
  • 734$900 to $999
  • 1,120$1,000 to $1,249
  • 938$1,250 to $1,499
  • 205$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 26$3,000 to $3,499
  • 231No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.0%
Number of people working at home: 922 (3.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,220
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,646
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11,594
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,727
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,729
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 691
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 386
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 32
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 40
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 435
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 734
  • 90 or more minutes: 327
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cheyenne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,981 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 3,537 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 36 (0%)
  • Taxi: 458 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 99 (0%)
  • Walked: 596 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 922 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 24.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.5%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 28.0%Males
  • 14.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • 4022010 or later
  • 4012000 to 2009
  • 1921990 to 1999
  • 3301980 to 1989
  • 2621970 to 1979
  • 645Before 1970
Ancestries in Cheyenne, WY

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 4,765 (15.8%)
  • American: 2,540 (8.4%)
  • English: 2,110 (7.0%)
  • Irish: 1,616 (5.4%)
  • European: 850 (2.8%)
  • Italian: 719 (2.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 624 (2.1%)
  • Norwegian: 472 (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 470 (1.6%)
  • British: 402 (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 400 (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 348 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 310 (1.0%)
  • French: 253 (0.8%)
  • African: 193 (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 145 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 130 (0.4%)
  • Czech: 118 (0.4%)
  • Somali: 86 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 72 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 70 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 70 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 69 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 60 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 58 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 56 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 45 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 45 (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 36 (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 35 (0.1%)
  • Danish: 35 (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 21 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 19 (0.06%)
  • Canadian: 18 (0.06%)
  • Eastern European: 17 (0.06%)
  • Portuguese: 15 (0.05%)
  • Romanian: 15 (0.05%)
  • Yugoslavian: 13 (0.04%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 10 (0.03%)
  • Slavic: 8 (0.03%)
  • Basque: 7 (0.02%)
  • Brazilian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Jamaican: 6 (0.02%)
  • West Indian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 5 (0.02%)
  • Ethiopian: 4 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Cheyenne:

12.6% (234)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cheyenne:

12.0% (222)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Cheyenne:

9.9% (183)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

England
Cheyenne:

6.0% (111)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Cheyenne:

5.9% (109)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Cheyenne:

4.4% (82)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Cheyenne:

3.6% (66)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Somalia
Cheyenne:

3.3% (62)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Chile
Cheyenne:

3.3% (62)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Sri Lanka
Cheyenne:

3.1% (57)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

India
Cheyenne:

3.1% (57)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Thailand
Cheyenne:

2.8% (52)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

South Africa
Cheyenne:

2.6% (49)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Cheyenne:

2.5% (47)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Hungary
Cheyenne:

2.3% (43)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

West Indies
Cheyenne:

2.2% (40)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Cheyenne:

1.8% (34)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Ukraine
Cheyenne:

1.7% (32)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Cheyenne:

1.6% (30)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

Ireland
Cheyenne:

1.5% (28)
Wyoming:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 26,182
  • Other state: 34,901
  • Northeast: 2,620
  • Midwest: 13,102
  • South: 6,668
  • West: 12,521

78.4% of Cheyenne residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27.3% lived in Wyoming.


Cheyenne:

78.4%
State average:

83.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 120
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 54
  • 7th and 8th grade: 471
  • 9th grade: 182
  • 10th grade: 183
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 171
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,259
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,814
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,233
  • Associate degree: 2,288
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,660
  • Master's degree: 2,241
  • Professional school degree: 379
  • Doctorate degree: 136
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 121
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 135
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 731
  • 11th grade: 440
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 415
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,731
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,620
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,533
  • Associate degree: 3,279
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,790
  • Master's degree: 2,481
  • Professional school degree: 262
  • Doctorate degree: 299
Educational Attainment for Females
Cheyenne marital status for males
Cheyenne marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,902
  • One, attached: 2,410
  • Two: 1,480
  • 3 or 4: 2,116
  • 5 to 9: 1,542
  • 10 to 19: 478
  • 20 to 49: 965
  • 50 or more: 555
  • Mobile homes: 914

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,998

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Cheyenne
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cheyenne, WY
  • 82.4%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cheyenne, WY
  • 60.8%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 429
Here:

6.2%
Wyoming:

6.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 294
Here:

9.6%
Wyoming:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 528
Here:

18.0%
Wyoming:

9.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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