Laramie County, Wyoming
A typical view in Laramie County
Laramie County is in southeastern Wyoming with Nebraska to the east and Colorado to the south.
Formally organized in 1867, Laramie County contains 2,686 square miles of land and 2 square miles of water. The county seat is Cheyenne.
At one time this was known as Cheyenne County and it was part of the Territory of Jefferson. However, the Territory of Jefferson was never sanctioned by the Federal Government. On July 25, 1868, the Territory of Wyoming was organized and this area became Laramie County.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 67%
Government Sector: 26%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 7%
Population Density: 33 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Laramie County: 85.7
Median Resident Age: 35.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $49,750
Estimated Median Home Value: $172,250
Government, Health Care, Construction, Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Transportation Services, Professional Services, Social Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||69,337|
|65 & over||11,505|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||11,978|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||79,760|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||142|
|Two or more||2,811|