Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY

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2020 Population
137,936
0.897% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Liz Cheney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34.5
0.877% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.2%
5.35% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$64,615
4.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$240,600
4.88% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
69,007
1.11% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY had a population of 138k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $64,615. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew from 136,710 to 137,936, a 0.897% increase and its median household income grew from $61,774 to $64,615, a 4.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.44%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.84%).

6.72% of the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.6% of the residents in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are University of Wyoming (3,228 degrees awarded in 2020), Laramie County Community College (747 degrees), and WyoTech (147 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was $240,600, and the homeownership rate was 66.7%. Most people in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is home to a population of 138k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.06% of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY residents were born outside of the country (5.61k people).

In 2020, there were 8.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k White (Hispanic) and 4.39k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are Spanish (4,946 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (575 households), and German (519 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 200
  2. White (Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 753
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.39k ± 540
13.6%
Hispanic Population
18.7k people

In 2020, there were 8.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k White (Hispanic) and 4.39k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.6% of the people in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are hispanic (18.7k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,946 households (3.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    575 households (0.442%)
  3. German
    519 households (0.399%)

6.72% of the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was Spanish. 3.8% of the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.06%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.61k people
4.51%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.16k people

As of 2020, 4.06% of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY residents (5.61k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was 4.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was 34.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,651 ± 992 people
  2. China
    639 ± 619 people
  3. Canada
    342 ± 453 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was Mexico, the natal country of 1,651 Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY residents, followed by China with 639 and Canada with 342.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2020 Citizenship
97.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.6% of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,127 ± 581
  2. Vietnam
    3,494 ± 389
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,167 ± 360

Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wyoming, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wyoming (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wyoming across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is $64,615. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was Sheridan, Park, Teton, Lincoln & Big Horn Counties PUMA, WY with a value of $68,019, followed by Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY and Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, with respective values of $65,303 and $64,615.

Males in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,786. The income inequality in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY employs 69k people. The largest industries in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,657 people), Construction (4,816 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,480 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($216,611), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($124,033), and Coal mining ($115,343).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,615
2020 value
± $2,282
4.6%
1 Year Growth
± 4.14%

Households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have a median annual income of $64,615, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,774 in 2019, which represents a 4.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$61,591
Average Male Salary in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY
± $8,017
$46,786
Average Female Salary in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY
± $5,646

In 2020, full-time male employees in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY
  1. Black
    $60,458 ± $44,611
  2. American Indian
    $60,107 ± $20,541
  3. White
    $46,474 ± $4,871

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY workers was Black. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY.

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Wage Distribution

0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY
0.453
2019 Wage GINI in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY

In 2020, the income inequality in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was Sheridan, Park, Teton, Lincoln & Big Horn Counties PUMA, WY with a value of $68,019, followed by Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY and Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, with respective values of $65,303 and $64,615.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY (16.2k out of 133k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    14,445 ± 910
  2. Hispanic
    3,265 ± 458
  3. Two Or More
    616 ± 206

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

69k
2020 Value
1.11%
1 Year growth
± 1.11%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 68.3k employees to 69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, are Postsecondary teachers (2,048 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,785 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,719 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (2,048 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,785 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,719 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (7.34 times higher than expected), Railroad conductors & yardmasters (6.7 times), and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining (6.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, by average salary, are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($189,659), Physicians ($153,506), and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining ($130,523).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69k
2020 Value
1.11%
1 Year growth
± 1.11%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 68.3k employees to 69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,657 people), Construction (4,816 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,480 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, though some of these residents may live in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,657 people), Construction (4,816 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,480 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY has an unusually high number of U. S. Air Force (24.4 times higher than expected), Rail transportation (7.51 times), and Ordnance (7.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, by average salary, are Air transportation ($216,611), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($124,033), and Coal mining ($115,343).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.3B
  2. $3.74B
  3. $3.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $10.3B, followed by Crude petroleum ($3.74B) and Basic chemicals ($3.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wyoming products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$36B
2020 Value in Wyoming
$60.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Wyoming
68.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wyoming trade was $36B. This is expected to increase 68.8% to $60.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.28B
  2. $4.66B
  3. $2.66B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Colorado with $5.28B, followed by Utah with $4.66B and Nebraska and $2.66B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wyoming shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wyoming went to Donald J. Trump with 69.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.07%). The most partisan county was Crook County, WY with 88.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Wyoming
69.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Wyoming
  1. 88.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Wyoming was Crook County, WY with 88.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Wyoming colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY awarded 4,143 degrees. The student population of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is skewed towards women, with 7,562 male students and 8,704 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are White (2,972 and 75.3%), followed by Unknown (364 and 9.22%), Hispanic or Latino (337 and 8.54%), and Two or More Races (160 and 4.05%).

The largest universities in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY by number of degrees awarded are University of Wyoming (3,228 and 77.9%), Laramie County Community College (747 and 18%), and WyoTech (147 and 3.55%).

The most popular majors in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY are Registered Nursing (232 and 5.6%), General Psychology (159 and 3.84%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (153 and 3.69%).

The median tuition cost in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY for a public four year colleges is $3,480 for in-state students and $14,472 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 149 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 125 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 122 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was Registered Nursing with 149 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,228 degrees awarded
  2. 747 degrees awarded
  3. 147 degrees awarded
$3,480
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wyoming with 3,228 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,895
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,248
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,895 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY, which is 0.843 times less than the 2,248 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,972 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    364 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    337 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was White students. These 2,972 degrees mean that there were 8.16 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 364 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY was $240,600 in 2020, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $229,400 to $240,600, a 4.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is 66.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$240,600
2020 Median
± $5,387
$229,400
2019 Median
± $4,818

In 2020, the median property value in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew to to $240,600 from the previous year's value of $229,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$64,615
Median Household Income
± $2,282
56.3k
Number of Households
± 1,872

In 2020, the median household income of the 56.3k households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew to $64,615 from the previous year's value of $61,774.

The following chart displays the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.7%
2020 Homeownership
64.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 66.7% of the housing units in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.05%)

In 2020, 78.3% of workers in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10%) and those who worked at home (5.05%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92% of the population of Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 8.4% on Medicaid, 9.96% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 4.93% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wyoming was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Wyoming see 1466 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.543% decrease from the previous year (1474 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1447 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 290 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15%). Additionally, Weston County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wyoming

Primary care physicians in Wyoming see an average of 1,466 patients per year. This represents a 0.543% decrease from the previous year (1,474 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wyoming in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,320
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Wyoming
$4,957
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,698
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,050
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wyoming (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.51%, from $7,961 to $8,320.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8%
Uninsured
52.6%
Employer Coverage
8.4%
Medicaid
9.96%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
4.93%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY grew by 0.0532% from 8% to 8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Laramie & Albany Counties PUMA, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15% prevalence
  2. 14.4% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Platte County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming, at 15%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming by county over multiple years.

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