Income/capita 25%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 30%
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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%

Key findings

  • 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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Laramie, WY32,096$40,24027.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Olmsted, OH32,108$61,44411.1%
      La Verne, CA32,078$78,38541.7%
      East Lake, FL32,046$78,51341.9%
      Westmont, CA32,147$29,26247.1%
      Centereach, NY32,157$95,86673.3%
      Laramie, WY32,096$40,24027.3%
      Source: The Laramie, WY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).