Nationwide Claims to Fame

Wyoming is 1st out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Wyoming is 2nd out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Wyoming is 6th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Wyoming is 8th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Wyoming is 9th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Wyoming is 9th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Wyoming is 15th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Wyoming is 15th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Wyoming is 18th out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Wyoming is 18th out of 51 other states in Income per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Current population (2012) 576,412 51st 313,914,040
Size in square miles 97,093.1 9th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5.8 50th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 15th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 21st 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 41st 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.9% 1st 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.2% 40th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Race - White 93.1% 6th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.5% 44th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.6% 8th 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 48th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 23rd 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 32nd 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 21st 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.6% 9th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Female residents 48.9% 50th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.1% 45th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Housing units 265,528 51st 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.7% 44th 25.9%
Households 219,628 51st 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.5% 15th 66.1%
Home median value $181,900 24th $186,200
People per household 2.5 36th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 2,110 48th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Income per capita $28,952 18th $27,915
Income per household $56,380 18th $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.1% 46th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wyoming Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 20,329 50th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 208,385 51st 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 61,179 50th 27,092,908
Retail sales $8,957,553 50th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,114 2nd $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,469,008 49th $613,795,732

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