Casper, WY Profile: Facts & Data

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Casper, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Casper is the 2nd largest city in Wyoming with a population of 60,011 as of July 1, 2018. Casper 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 Casper is located at latitude 42.8437 and longitude -106.3206 in Natrona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Casper (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Natrona County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,105 feet.

The City of Casper (GNIS ID: 2409406) 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 Casper is located within Casper Division of Natrona County.


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Casper, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 60,011
Population in Households 58,846
Population in Familes 45,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,165
Population Density2 2,309
Diversity Index3 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,981
Average Household Income $75,392
Per Capita Income $31,573

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,745 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,671 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,066 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $214,831
Average Home Value $261,613
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,416
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 14,994
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 0.64%
Households 0.84% 0.56%
Families 0.64% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Casper, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Casper to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 100th
Population Density # 6 98th
Diversity Index # 41 80th
Median Household Income # 110 47th
Per Capita Income # 100 51st

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