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Compare city quality of life facts and figures for one of the best places to retire in Wyoming. Use the drop down box to make another state comparison.






Wyoming City
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City Type
City Type Mountains, Lakes & Rivers na
Population (2013 est.)
Population (Current) 59,628 74,624
Population (1990) 46,742 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 27 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,208 2,065
Home Prices
2015 $233,046 $354,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '15) 111.9% 46.0%
Annual Appreciation ('14 to '15) 0.0% 2.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '15) 6.0% 3.2%
Big City Prices ('15) $338,000 $265,000
Bargain Index 56% 133%
Big City Denver na
Monthly Rent $1,115 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 14.0 17.7
Cost of Living (2015)
Cost of Living 92% 115%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2013)
Good/Moderate Days 100% 98%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 0% 2%
Unhealthy/Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2010)
Good 0% 37%
Threatened 0% 2%
Impaired 100% 60%
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 277 miles 80 miles
City Denver na
Recreation
National Parks 0 7
National Campgrounds 2 26
State Parks 4 11
Medical Care (2009)
Accredited Hospitals 4 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2014 146 309
2013 211 295
Gain ('13 to '14) -31% 4%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 36 37
White 92.3% 80.7%
Black or African American 1.0% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9% 0.8%
Asian 0.8% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2%
Other Race 2.3% 4.4%
Multiple Races 2.6% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 7.4% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $62,721 $69,596
Occupied Housing 93% 83%
Vacant Housing 7% 17%
Home Ownership 67% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.00 2.90
Taxes (2014)
Local and State 5.5% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 107 days 109 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Cool & Dry Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 12 F 27 F
July High Temp 87 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 13 in 35 in
Elevation 5,338 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate
Earthquake .9% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Low Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2013)
Violent Crimes 23 41
Property Crimes 456 420
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 7,571 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 428 1,253
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