Everything You Need to Know About the City of Laramie Wyoming

In 2017, Laramie, Wyoming had a population of 32.1k people with a median age of 25.6 and a median household income of $43,191 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Laramie, WY grew from 32,096 to 32,104, a 0.0249 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $40,240 dollars to $43,191 dollars, a 7.33 percent increase.

The population of Laramie, WY is 81 percent White Alone, 10.4 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 3.06 percent Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Laramie, WY speak a non-English language, and 94.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Laramie, WY are the University of Wyoming (3,154 degrees awarded in 2017) and Wyotech-Laramie (515 degrees).

The median property value in Laramie, WY is $210,600 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 43.5 percent. Most people in Laramie, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Laramie, WY is 2 cars per household.


Education in Laramie

In 2017, universities in Laramie, WY awarded 3,669 degrees. The student population of Laramie, WY is skewed towards men, with 6,551 male students and 6,310 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Laramie, WY are White (2,603 and 74.8 percent), followed by Unknown (446 and 12.8 percent), Hispanic or Latino (249 and 7.15 percent), and Two or More Races (80 and 2.3 percent).

The largest universities in Laramie, WY by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Wyoming (3,154 and 86 percent) and Wyotech-Laramie (515 and 14 percent).

The most popular majors in Laramie, WY are Diesel Mechanics Technology (224 and 6.11 percent), Registered Nursing (176 and 4.8 percent), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (164 and 4.47 percent).

The median tuition costs in Laramie, WY are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $3,096 dollars and $12,384 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Laramie

The economy of Laramie, WY employs 17.9k people and Laramie has an unemployment rate of 3.0 percent. Laramie has seen the job market decreased by -2.2 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Laramie, WY are Educational Services (5,689 people), Retail Trade (1,845 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,980 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($48,542 dollars), Utilities ($45,565 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,469 dollars).

Households in Laramie, WY have a median annual income of $43,191 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 $40,240 dollars in 2016, which represents a 7.33 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Laramie

– The Sales Tax Rate for Laramie is 6.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Laramie is 0.0 percent.

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


Income and Salaries for Laramie

– The average earnings of a Laramie resident are $22,097 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Laramie resident is $38,451 dollars a year.