Cheyenne, WY: What you need to know

The capital of Wyoming, Cheyenne offers many amenities found in an urban setting such as performing arts, galleries and top-notch health care, which earned the city a spot on our Top 10 Cities for Veterans list. The annual Frontier Days draws in tens of thousands to see the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, and kids will love the Laramie County Library. The local economy benefits from the location of Francis E. Warren Air Force Base and energy generation, both traditional and alternative.

Cheyenne, WY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 62,195
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $58,219
Median Home Price $182,900
Walkscore 36

Cheyenne, WY Rankings

Cheyenne, WY Real Estate

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Cheyenne, WY Business and Economy

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Cheyenne, WY Schools

When Cheyenne, WY area businesses want their employees to receive specialized training‚ they turn to Laramie County Community College.

Cheyenne, WY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 49%
  Female 51%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,056
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in Cheyenne, WY

Median Population

Median Age 35.2%
Age 18 Over 76.2%
Age 21 Over 72.5%
Age 62 Over 17.7%
Age 65 Over 14.2%


  Ethnicity White 85.9%
  Ethnicity Black 3.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 14.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Other 4%


  Median Household Income $58,219
  Median Home Price $182,900
  Homes Owned 36.2%
  Homes Rent 63.8%
  Median Property Rent $790


  English Only 93.5%
  English Other 6.5%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2.7%
  Worked at Home 2.6%
  Public Transportation 0.6%
  Other Means 2%
  Drove Alone 82.4%
  Carpooled 9.7%

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