Wyoming Demographic Data

Wyoming Demographic Summary

  • Population: 576,412
  • Area: 97,812.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 97,088.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 724.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 5.89 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 6,179.46 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Wyoming Heat Map by County Population

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Wyoming Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
291,005
49.7%
50.8
Male
295,102
50.3%
49.2
Total Population
586,107
 
 

Wyoming Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
38,150
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
39,510
6.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
40,390
6.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
39,994
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
39,316
6.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
82,440
14.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
72,140
12.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
69,973
11.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
43,484
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
38,163
6.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
49,573
8.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
23,295
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
9,679
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
446,607
76.2%
77.1
Female
222,312
49.8%
51.4%
Male
224,295
50.2%
48.6%
21 Years and over
417,434
71.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
104,206
17.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
82,547
14.1%
14.9
Female
43,292
52.4%
55.9%
Male
39,255
47.6%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
36

Wyoming Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
569,772
97.2% 
96.9
White
536,320
91.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
4,727
0.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
12,968
2.2% 
0.8
Asian
4,885
0.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
496
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
723
0.1% 
1.3
Filipino
1,258
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
294
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
244
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,105
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
765
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
260
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
10,612
1.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
16,335
2.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
57,845
9.9% 
17.6
Mexican
44,025
7.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,045
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
78
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
12,697
2.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
528,262
90.1% 
82.4

Wyoming Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
7,773
2.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
22,652
5.8% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
111,830
28.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
102,246
26.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
42,212
10.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
67,108
17.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
34,926
9.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
30,425
7.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
358,322
92.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
102,034
26.3%
30.6

Wyoming Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
131,192
28.0%
33.5
Now Married
248,102
53.0%
47.5
Divorced
56,447
12.1%
11.0
Separated
6,405
1.4%
2.1
Widowed
25,911
5.5%
5.8

Wyoming Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
506,780
92.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
41,177
7.5%
21.5%
Spanish
30,215
5.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
3,848
0.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3,781
0.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,333
0.6%
1.0%

Wyoming Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,739
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
10,223
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
21,871
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
21,700
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
30,763
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
42,926
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
33,062
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
39,057
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
10,752
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
7,844
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
60,214
 
55,775
Per capita income
31,383
 
29,979

Wyoming Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
38,111
12.9%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
33,510
11.3%
9.8
Construction
21,473
7.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
65,559
22.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
11,271
3.8%
6.5
Information
4,279
1.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
12,181
4.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
13,768
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
18,985
6.4%
11.3
Public administration
18,762
6.4%
4.6
Retail trade
35,044
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
16,963
5.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
5,422
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
46,782
15.8%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
92,923
31.5%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
38,937
13.2%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
65,246
22.1%
23.6
Service occupations
51,440
17.4%
18.0

Wyoming Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
289,163
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
223,552
77.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
28,959
10.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
6,353
2.2%
5.2
Walked
13,285
4.6%
2.8
Other means
4,878
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
12,136
4.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.0
 
26.0

Wyoming Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
7,359
3.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
63,662
27.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
86,024
37.6%
37.2
3 or more
71,892
31.4%
20.3

Wyoming Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
228,937
85.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
155,575
68.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
73,362
32.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
40,532
15.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Wyoming Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
269,469
1 room
4,207
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
6,482
2.4%
2.5
3 rooms
20,111
7.5%
9.0
4 rooms
40,753
15.1%
16.6
5 rooms
57,908
21.5%
20.0
6 rooms
42,125
15.6%
17.9
7 rooms
32,730
12.1%
12.1
8 rooms
27,294
10.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
37,859
14.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Wyoming Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
269,469
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
174,445
64.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
12,709
4.7%
5.8
2-units
3,964
1.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
12,217
4.5%
4.5
5 to 9 units
11,388
4.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
8,159
3.0%
4.6
20 or more units
8,789
3.3%
8.8
Mobile home
37,221
13.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
577
0.2%
0.1

Wyoming Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
30,552
11.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
13,225
4.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
21,421
7.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
21,250
7.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
53,744
19.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
39,132
14.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
31,889
11.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Wyoming Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
135,634
59.2%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
22,692
9.9%
4.7
Electricity
53,623
23.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
449
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
961
0.4%
0.1
Wood
12,772
5.6%
2.0
Solar energy
26
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
2,019
0.9%
0.5
No fuel used
761
0.3%
1.2

Wyoming Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
90,726
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
1,442
1.6%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,671
2.9%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
2,796
3.1%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
8,280
9.1%
4.1%
$500 to $999
18,233
20.1%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
22,083
24.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
35,221
38.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
44,604
49.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
15,102
16.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,505
10.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,840
6.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
15,039
16.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
636
NR
NR

Wyoming Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
65,481 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
15,633
23.9%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,487
8.4%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
427
0.7%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
149
0.2%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
145
0.2%
1.5%
$500 to $999
36,475
55.7%
42.7%
Less than $500
7,165
10.9%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
7,881
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
815
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12,446
19.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
9,689
15.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
10,017
15.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
6,309
9.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,492
10.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
19,829
30.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
8,580
NR
NR

Wyoming Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
155,575
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
14,506
9.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,871
6.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
17,227
11.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
29,061
18.7%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
48,117
30.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
26,177
16.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
7,489
4.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
3,127
2.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
212,500
 
194,500
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