Cheyenne, Wyoming

Population 60,497

Cheyenne is located in Laramie County, WY. The population is 60,497, making Cheyenne the largest city in Laramie County and the largest city in the state of Wyoming.

There are 37 public schools in Cheyenne with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Cheyenne is moderate , and there are 277 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cheyenne is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cheyenne property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cheyenne include Fox Farm College, Warren AFB and South Greeley.

Cheyenne Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 6.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.3%

Crime Rate

27.52% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 271
  • Violent Crimes: 341
  • Robbery: 42
  • Burglary: 327
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

70.43% Higher than national avg.
  • 277 offenders in Cheyenne
  • 45.79 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

295 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 24
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 17
  • Tanks & Spills: 241


Moderate 3.1%
  • Wyoming unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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37 Public Schools view public schools

There are 37 K-12 public schools in Cheyenne, WY and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Cheyenne's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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277 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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283 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cheyenne, WY issued 283 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 283 permits, 185 were issued for single family homes and 98 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cheyenne, WY issued 438 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 438 permits, 278 were issued for single family homes and 160 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $682
  • 1 Bedroom: $712
  • 2 Bedrooms: $903
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,285
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,545

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Environmental Hazards

295 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Cheyenne, WY has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.3 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 28.7°
  • February 27.15°
  • March 37.15°
  • April 41.52°
  • May 51.43°
  • June 63.36°
  • July 70.1°
  • August 68.12°
  • September 58.57°
  • October 45.73°
  • November 37.35°
  • December 25.8°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cheyenne, WY

Cheyenne, WY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Cheyenne, WY has no risk of hurricanes.
Cheyenne, WY has a very high risk of hail storms.
Cheyenne, WY has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cheyenne, WY: $58,895


Unemployment in Cheyenne is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.49%
White Collar - 62.51%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Matthew Mead
  • Sen. John Barrasso
  • Sen. Michael B. Enzi

City Representatives

  • Cynthia M. Lummis

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

65 FCC Towers view all

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