Casper, WY: What you need to know

Venues like Hogadon Ski Area and the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center add to the charm of Casper, a city that provides its citizens with great views of the Laramie Mountain Range and the North Platte River. Energy and mining are big players in the local economy, and a well-regarded K-12 school system along with Casper College highlight the education sector. Outdoor recreation is also highlighted by a number of scenic parks and hiking trails.

 

Casper, WY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 58,817
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $57,790
Median Home Price $182,800
Walkscore 36

Casper, WY Rankings

Casper , WY Business and Economy

With scenic beauty and booming economies, these Wyoming cities are the most affordable and most attractive places to live in the Cowboy State

Casper, WY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.2%
  Female 49.8%

 
10.3% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Casper , WY

Median Population

Median Age 35.1%
Age 18 Over 76.1%
Age 21 Over 72.1%
Age 62 Over 16.3%
Age 65 Over 12.7%

Race

  Ethnicity White 91.6%
  Ethnicity Black 1.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income $57,790
  Median Home Price $182,800
  Homes Owned 36.5%
  Homes Rent 63.5%
  Median Property Rent $832

Language

  English Only 93.9%
  English Other 6.1%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.9 MINUTES
in Casper , WY

Commute Types

  Walked 1.7%
  Worked at Home 2.8%
  Public Transportation 0.5%
  Other Means 1.8%
  Drove Alone 82.4%
  Carpooled 10.8%

36/100
WALK SCORE
for Casper , WY