Everything You Need to Know About the City of Gillette Wyoming

In 2017, Gillette, WY had a population of 31.8k people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $74,348 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gillette, WY declined from 32,033 to 31,783, a -0.78 percent decrease, and its median household income declined from $75,984 dollars to $74,348 dollars, a -2.15 percent decrease.

The population of Gillette, WY is 85.4 percent White Alone, 10.2 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 2.77 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Gillette, WY speak a non-English language, and 97.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Gillette, WY is $203,900 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 66.3 percent. Most people in Gillette, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Gillette, WY is 2 cars per household.


Health in Gillette

90.5 percent of the population of Gillette, WY has health coverage, with 63.5 percent on employee plans, 11.6 percent on Medicaid, 5.03 percent on Medicare, 9.23 percent on non-group plans, and 1.09 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Gillette, WY was $8,320 dollars in 2014. This is a 4.51 percent increase from the previous year ($7,961 dollars).

Primary care physicians in Gillette, Wyoming see 2591 patients per year on average, which represents an 18 percent increase from the previous year (2196 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2711 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 567 patients per year.

Comparing to all counties in the state, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.9 percent). Additionally, Campbell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.3 percent).


Economy in Gillette

The economy of Gillette, WY employs 16.3k people and Gillette has an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent. Gillette has seen the job market decreased by -0.8 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 1.8 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Gillette, WY are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3,677 people), Educational Services (1,632 people), and Retail Trade (2,075 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,641 dollars), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,345 dollars), and Utilities ($75,556 dollars).

Households in Gillette, WY have a median annual income of $74,348 dollars, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,984 dollars in 2016, which represents a -2.15 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Gillette

– The Sales Tax Rate for Gillette is 5.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Gillette is 0.0 percent.

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


Income and Salaries for Gillette

– The average earnings of a Gillette resident are $32,361 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Gillette resident is $73,426 dollars a year.