Everything You Need to Know About the City of Casper Wyoming

In 2017, Casper, Wyoming had a population of 59.2k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $60,470 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Casper, WY declined from 59,397 to 59,171, a -0.38 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $57,964 dollars to $60,470 dollars, a 4.32 percent increase.

The population of Casper, WY is 85.9 percent White Alone, 8.76 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 2.32 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Casper, WY speak a non-English language, and 98.3 percent are U.S. citizens.

The biggest universities in Casper, WY are Casper College (794 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Casper, WY is $196,200 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 63 percent. Most people in Casper, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Casper, WY is 2 cars per household.


Education in Casper

In 2017, universities in Casper, WY awarded 794 degrees. The student of Casper, WY is skewed towards women, with 1,445 males and 1,964 females.

Most students graduating from Universities in Casper, WY are White (700 and 89.3 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (38 and 4.85 percent), Unknown (16 and 2.04 percent), and Asian (13 and 1.66 percent).

The largest universities in Casper, WY by the number of degrees awarded are Casper College (794 and 100 percent).

The most popular majors in Casper, WY are General Studies (99 and 12.5 percent), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (56 and 7.05 percent), and Registered Nursing (35 and 4.41 percent).

The median tuition costs in Casper, WY are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Casper

The economy of Casper, WY employs 30.8k people and Casper has an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent.  Casper has seen the job market decreased by -1.4 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 4.0 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Casper, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,083 people), Educational Services (2,903 people), and Retail Trade (3,699 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,153 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,763 dollars), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,444 dollars).

Households in Casper, WY have a median annual income of $60,470 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,964 dollars in 2016, which represents a 4.32 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Casper

– The Sales Tax Rate for Casper is 5.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Casper is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Casper

– The average earnings of a Casper resident are $30,624 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Casper resident is $57,511 dollars a year.