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The City of Cheyenne is the largest city in Wyoming with a population of 65,729 as of July 1, 2020. Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne is located at latitude 41.14 and longitude -104.8202 in Laramie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cheyenne encompass a land area of 25.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Laramie County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,086 feet.
The City of Cheyenne (GNIS ID: 2409445) 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 Cheyenne is located within Cheyenne Division of Laramie County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheyenne: Hell on Wheels.
|Total Population||65,729 (100%)|
|Population in Households||64,693 (98.4%)|
|Population in Families||48,462 (73.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,036 ( 1.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,845|
|Average Household Income||$76,091|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,713|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||29,984 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||19,651 (65.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,496 (28.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,837 ( 6.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$215,865|
|Average Home Value||$242,675|
|Housing Affordability Index3||165|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.86%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.68%|
The table below compares Cheyenne to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 1||100th|
|Population Density||# 6||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 111||46th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 112||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 90||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 17||92nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.