Living in Casper, WY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Casper SnackAbility

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

Casper, WY Crime Report

1,747
Total Crimes
3,001.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.87%
Above National Average

Casper, WY Cost Of Living

100
Casper's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

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
58,756
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
9.4%
Median Home
$200,700
Median Income
$60,937
Median Rent
$859

Casper, WY Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Casper in Wyoming

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Map Of Casper, WY

Population over time in Casper

Year Population % Change
2017 58,756 -0.7%
2016 59,171 -0.4%
2015 59,397 1.0%
2014 58,817 1.7%
2013 57,815 1.7%
2012 56,853 2.0%
2011 55,729 1.6%
2010 54,837 1.3%
2009 54,139 -
Crime/100k Casper WY USA
Violent Crime 201.0 212.2 368.9
Murder 3.4 2.3 5.0
Robbery 6.9 17.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 87.6 150.6 246.8
Property Crime 2800.7 1785.1 2199.5
Burglary 561.9 264.0 376.0
Larceny 2001.7 1375.9 1594.6
Car Theft 237.1 145.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Casper

White
86.1% (50,607)
African American
1.7% (985)
American Indian
1.1% (659)
Asian
0.6% (347)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (1,010)
Hispanic
8.8% (5,144)
Race Casper WY USA
White 86.1% 84.1% 61.1%
African American 1.7% 0.9% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 2.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 9.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Casper, Wyoming

Less than $10,000
5.3% (313,793)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (137,667)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (524,948)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (572,715)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (867,646)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (1,189,768)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (837,516)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (871,076)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (341,228)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (219,238)
Income Casper WY USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 5.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 9.3% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 13.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 18.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 14.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 5.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 4.1% 7.0%

Gender in Casper

Female
50.5% (29,652)
Male
49.5% (29,104)
Gender Casper WY USA
Female 50.5% 49.0% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 51.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Casper for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (587)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (3,525)
High School / GED
27.0% (15,864)
Some College
29.0% (17,039)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (7,638)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (9,400)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,525)
Professional Degree
1.0% (587)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (587)
Education Casper WY USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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