Casper SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Casper, Wyoming Info Snack

Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Casper is the second largest city in the state, according to the 2010 census, with a population of 55,316. Only Cheyenne, the state capital, is larger. Casper is nicknamed "The Oil City" and has a long history of oil boomtown and cowboy culture, dating back to the development of the nearby Salt Creek Oil Field. In 2010, Casper was named the highest-ranked family-friendly small city in the West, and ranked eighth overall in the nation in Forbes magazine's list of "the best small cities to raise a family".
Population
59,171
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
10.1%
Median Home
$196,200
Median Income
$60,470
Median Rent
$854

Rankings for Casper in Wyoming

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Map Of Casper, WY

Population over time in Casper

Year Population % Change
2017 59,171 -0.4%
2016 59,397 1.0%
2015 58,817 1.7%
2014 57,815 1.7%
2013 56,853 2.0%
2012 55,729 1.6%
2011 54,837 1.3%
2010 54,139 -

Crime in Casper Per 100k

Crime Casper WY USA
Violent Crime 151.6 237.5 382.9
Murder 1.7 2.6 5.3
Robbery 23.3 13.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 78.3 176.4 248.9
Property Crime 2876.7 1830.4 2362.0
Burglary 529.7 275.0 430.4
Larceny 2133.8 1421.0 1694.0
Car Theft 213.2 134.5 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Casper

White
85.9% (50,826)
African American
1.6% (948)
American Indian
0.7% (402)
Asian
0.7% (431)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,373)
Hispanic
8.8% (5,186)
Race Casper WY USA
White 85.9% 84.3% 61.5%
African American 1.6% 1.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 2.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.0% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.8% 9.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Casper, Wyoming

Less than $10,000
4.9% (289,937)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (177,513)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (544,373)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (597,627)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (893,482)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (1,224,839)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (810,642)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (881,647)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (278,103)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (230,766)
Income Casper WY USA
Less than $10,000 4.9% 5.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 9.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 9.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 18.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 14.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 16.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 5.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Casper

Female
49.9% (29,515)
Male
50.1% (29,655)
Gender Casper WY USA
Female 49.9% 48.9% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 51.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Casper for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.2% (717)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (3,555)
High School / GED
27.7% (16,414)
Some College
28.9% (17,088)
Associate's Degree
11.5% (6,814)
Bachelor's Degree
16.3% (9,651)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,541)
Professional Degree
1.3% (776)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (611)
Education Casper WY USA
< 9th Grade 1.2% 1.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.7% 28.7% 27.3%
Some College 28.9% 26.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.5% 10.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.3% 17.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.2% 1.4%

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