Laramie employment information

IndexLaramieWyomingNational
Income per capita$22,404$30,139$29,829
Median household income$40,240$59,143$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,756$71,791$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,407$37,959$35,192
Median earnings male$21,018$41,230$36,919
Median earnings female$13,721$23,480$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.8%11.6%15.1%
The Laramie, WY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Laramie is $22,404, which is 26% lower than than the Wyoming average and 25% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,240, which is 32% lower than than the Wyoming average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Laramie is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Laramie is 29% which is 91% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,823$40,240$80,480
City
$39,424$59,143$118,286
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Laramie is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laramie is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laramie is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laramie is 91% higher than the national average.

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Laramie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%1.2%
Manufacturing sector3.4%1.3%
Financial & insurance services1.0%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%9.7%
Public administration5.8%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%0.5%
Education, health & social services33.7%50.9%
Other29.2%29.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Laramie, WY32,096$40,24027%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Olmsted, OH32,108$61,44411%
La Verne, CA32,078$78,38542%
East Lake, FL32,046$78,51342%
Westmont, CA32,147$29,26247%
Centereach, NY32,157$95,86673%
Laramie, WY32,096$40,24027%
Source: The Laramie, WY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).