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Population (year 2000): 27,204. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,050 (-4.2% change)
Males: 14,065 (51.7%), Females: 13,139 (48.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 25.3 years
Median household income: $27,319 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,400 (year 2000)

Races in Laramie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), English (15.1%), Irish (13.8%), Norwegian (5.0%), United States (4.9%), Swedish (4.4%).

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Elevation: 7163 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Laramie,

For population 25 years and over in Laramie

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laramie city

  • Never married: 45.8%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

4.0% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +517 (+1.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WY Cheyenne, (55.2 miles pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (117.8 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (699.0 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: The Buttes, WY (10.3 miles) , Woods Landing-Jelm, WY (32.4 miles) , Feather Lakes, CO (34.9 miles Red Albany, WY (37.4 miles) , Centennial, WY (37.8 miles) , River, WY (39.8 miles Rock AFB, WY (51.0 miles Warren WY Cheyenne, (55.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $132,100

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 105.59 W

Area code: 307


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (38.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.7%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +463 (+1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,603 (88.2%)


 

Crime in Laramie by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7 3.7
Rapes 8 5 4 5 4 0
    per 100,000 29.4 18.4 14.7 18.4 14.7 0.0
Robberies 2 1 0 0 3 2
    per 100,000 7.4 3.7 0.0 0.0 11.0 7.4
Assaults 54 69 97 141 43 24
    per 100,000 198.5 253.6 356.6 518.3 158.1 88.2
Burglaries 88 97 138 125 139 143
    per 100,000 323.5 356.6 507.3 459.5 511.0 525.7
Thefts 642 624 836 693 761 808
    per 100,000 2359.9 2293.8 3073.1 2547.4 2797.4 2970.2
Auto thefts 17 26 45 54 46 39
    per 100,000 62.5 95.6 165.4 198.5 169.1 143.4
175.7 183.5 248.9 261.0 205.7 190.6


Average climate in Laramie, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Laramie,

Laramie-area historical tornado activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Laramie city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/16/1979, a category 3 tornado 53.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Laramie:
  • IVINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (255 N 30TH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Laramie:
  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER (about 56 miles; CHEYENNE, WY)
  • POUDRE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 62 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 63 miles; WHEATLAND, WY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laramie:
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 6 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
  • CHEYENNE (about 56 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 72 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laramie:
  • MEDICINE BOW (about 56 miles; MEDICINE BOW, WY; ID: 80V)
  • WALDEN-JACKSON COUNTY (about 62 miles; WALDEN, CO; ID: 33V)
  • FORT COLLINS DOWNTOWN (about 64 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO; ID: 3V5)

Amtrak station:
LARAMIE (4700 BLUEBIRD LA.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, intercity bus service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7 $25,020 $42,891 7 $10,650
Solid Waste Management 20 $49,002 $29,401 1 $638
Other and Unallocable 8 $21,835 $32,752 12 $4,589
Fire - Other 3 $6,639 $26,556 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $43,752 $32,814 5 $3,084
Parks and Recreation 17 $45,584 $32,176 51 $15,264
Sewerage 11 $38,474 $41,971 1 $616
Health 5 $14,540 $34,896 2 $1,467
Streets and Highways 18 $66,085 $44,056 1 $54
Firefighters 39 $166,228 $51,147 0 $0
Police - Other 25 $56,105 $26,930 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 46 $189,503 $49,435 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,708 $32,124 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $37,940 $45,528 10 $1,260
Totals for Government 229 $771,415 $40,423 90 $37,622


Colleges/Universities in Laramie:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (Full-time enrollment: 9,665; Location: CORNER OF NINTH AND IVINSON; Public; Website: www.uwyo.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • WYOMING TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 1,289; Location: 4373 N 3RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wyomingtech.com)
  • INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY INC (Location: 2133 GARFIELD ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Laramie:
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 86 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 88 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 112 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
Public high schools in Laramie:
  • LARAMIE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 768; Location: 1275 NORTH 11TH; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • WHITING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 509 SOUTH 9TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Laramie:
  • MAE OLSON EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 38; Location: PO BOX 520; Grades: 5 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Laramie:
  • LARAMIE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 753; Location: 1355 NORTH 22ND; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • VELMA LINFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 376; Location: 120 SOUTH JOHNSON; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SLADE ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 1212 BAKER; Grades: PK - 06)
  • INDIAN PAINTBRUSH ELEMENTARY (Students: 300; Location: 1653 N. 28TH STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SPRING CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 233; Location: 1203 RUSSELL; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BEITEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 205; Location: 811 SOUTH 17TH STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • UW LABORATORY SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: EDUCATION BLDG, UW CAMPUS; Grades: KG - 09)
  • THAYER ELEMENTARY (Students: 135; Location: 801 SOUTH 24TH STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SNOWY RANGE ACADEMY (Students: 132; Location: 4037 GRAND AVENUE, SUITE A; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CATHEDRAL HOME FOR CHILDREN (Students: 42; Location: P.O. BOX 520; Grades: 04 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Laramie:
  • ST LAURENCE SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 608 SOUTH 4TH STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • LARAMIE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: PO BOX 943; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OPEN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 414 S 24TH ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • LARAMIE PRESCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 1015 BRADLEY; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Laramie:
  • ALBANY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $440,077; Location: 310 SOUTH 8TH ST; 118,639 books; 1,360 audio materials; 302 video materials; 205 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Laramie Plaza (A).

Shopping Centers: Campus Mall (1), Odd Fellows Shopping Center (2).

Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery (1).

Creek: Spring Creek (A).


Laramie compared to Wyoming state average:
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Laramie:
  • KOWB (1290 AM; 5 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKHI (1210 AM; 10 kW; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laramie:
  • KOCA-LP (93.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LA RADIO MONTANESA: VOZ DE LA GENTE)
  • KIMX (105.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K215CE (90.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUWR (91.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KCGY (95.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHAT (96.7 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: RULE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K296BO (107.1 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE PLAINS ANT. TV ASSOC. INC.)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KQLF (97.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K205EL (88.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Laramie:
  • K61DX (Channel 61; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)

 

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