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1.08% growth
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0.82% growth
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0.85% growth
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3.11% growth


The economy of Laramie County, WY employs 46,597 people. The economy of Laramie County, WY is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Public Admin.; and Transportation & Warehousing, which employ respectively 4.14; 2.91; and 1.46 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Laramie County, WY are Retail trade (6,725), Public Admin. (6,434), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,834), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,536), Educational Services ($46,015), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,079).

Median household income in Laramie County, WY is $61,201. Males in Laramie County, WY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,933. The income inequality of Laramie County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Laramie County, WY. In Laramie County, WY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 71 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,485. Fremont County, WY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wyoming.


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Laramie County, WY is home to a population of 96,459 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Laramie County, WY is composed of 76,226 White residents (79%), 13,697 Hispanic residents (14.2%), 2,662 Black residents (2.76%), 2,082 Two+ residents (2.16%), and 1,056 Asian residents (1.09%). The most common foreign languages in Laramie County, WY are Spanish (4,134 speakers), German (251 speakers), and Chinese (251 speakers), but compared to other places, Laramie County, WY has a relative high number of Hungarian (65 speakers), German (251 speakers), and Thai (39 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Laramie County, WY awarded 893 degrees. The student population of Laramie County, WY is skewed towards females, with 329 male students and 564 female students. Most students in Laramie County, WY are White (737 and 82.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.5%), Black or African American (22 and 2.46%), and Unknown (13 and 1.46%). The largest universities in Laramie County, WY by number of graduates are Laramie County Community College (853 and 95.5%), Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture-Cheyenne (28 and 3.14%), and College America-Cheyenne (12 and 1.34%). The most popular majors in Laramie County, WY are General Studies (114 and 12.8%), Registered Nursing (78 and 8.73%), and General Education (49 and 5.49%). The median tuition costs in Laramie County, WY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $18,021 and $18,021 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Laramie County, WY is $195,900, which is 0.96 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $190,000 to $195,900, a 3.11% increase. The homeownership rate of Laramie County, WY is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Laramie County, WY have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Laramie County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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