The City of Laramie is the 4th largest city in Wyoming with a population of 33,000 as of July 1, 2016. Laramie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Laramie is located at latitude 41.3102 and longitude -105.6096 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the City of Laramie (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,165 feet.
The City of Laramie (GNIS ID: 2411625) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Laramie is located within Laramie Division of Albany County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laramie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Laramie: Gem City.
|Population in Households||30,790|
|Population in Familes||17,582|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,210|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||15,589 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,970 (38.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,381 (53.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,238 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$219,456|
|Average Home Value||$239,030|
|Median Household Income||$40,470|
|Average Household Income||$59,630|
|Per Capita Income||$26,972|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.09%|
The table below compares Laramie to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 4||99th|
|Population Density1||# 8||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 33||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 186||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 136||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.