City of Casper, WY
Casper is located in Natrona County in Wyoming. The median income is $54,914 and the median home value is $180,500. The unemployment rate is 5.32% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 17.1 minutes to work each day. The population is 92% White, 1% Black, 1% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Casper, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Casper has a Walk Score® of 36.
Median Household Income$54,914
Median Home Price$180,500
The Nicolaysen Art Museum & Discovery Center, known locally as “The Nic,” offers free admission to its 25,000-square-foot space in the remodeled Mountain States Power Company building, which dates to 1924. The annual Nic Fest draws thousands to the museum and adjoining grounds for live music, activities including the Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition and a sale of works by artists from across the nation. The museum also holds an annual art show and sale in November as well as Wednesday Night Live, an eight-week, summer concert series.
The Science Zone in Casper, WY provides informal science education for kids of all ages or even just kids at heart. This educational museum was launched through Casper City Council’s program, Casper’s Vision 2000. The Science Zone now meets the city’s needs for a hands-on experience where kids and adults can expand their knowledge of science, math, and technology that’s affordable too.
Travel beyond earth's orbit during the star-studded shows at the Casper Planetarium.
SchoolsIn Casper, Wyoming
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Casper rates.
BusinessIn Casper, Wyoming
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Casper.
HealthIn Casper, Wyoming
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Casper.