Gillette, WY : What you need to know

Gillette, the Energy Capital of the nation, is home to big industries and entrepreneurs, here for the area's rich supply of natural resources and to serve the workforce that has grown around it. An active city with a recreation center, hunting and fishing, and popular rodeo events, Gillette was named one of Livability.com's Top 10 Manliest Cities. The  CAM-PLEX event center includes an NHL-sized ice rink and motocross facilities. Gillette is also just a short drive away from two national treasures – Mount Rushmore and Devil's Tower.


Gillette, WY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 31634
Latest Population Increase 99.86
Median age 30.4
Median Household Income $74165
Median Home Price $208400
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Gillette, WY Rankings

Gillette, WY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 51.8%
  Population Women 48.2%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Gillette

 
27% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Gillette

Median Population

Median age 30.4
Age 18 Over 70.3
Age 21 Over 65.7
Age 62 Over 8.2
Age 65 Over 6.2

Race

  Ethnicity White 93%
  Ethnicity Black 1.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Other 2.5%

Economics

  Median Household Income 74165
  Median Home Price 208400
  Homes Owned 33.6
  Homes Rent 66.4
  Median Property Rent 935

Here, things are low-key and friendly, with people waving to you as you drive down the highway. It's the way life is meant to be.

John Flocchini, Durham Buffalo Ranch

Language

  English Only 92.3
  English Other 7.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 18.5 MINUTES
in Gillette

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Gillette

Commute Types

  Walked 1.1
  Worked at Home 2
  Public Transportation 2.4
  Other Means 1.9
  Drove Alone 80.8
  Carpooled 11.8

18/100
WALK SCORE
for Gillette