Wyoming is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,411 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wyoming is the 191st largest community in Ohio.
Wyoming real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Wyoming house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Wyoming is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wyoming is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wyoming who work in management occupations (21.63%), sales jobs (10.53%), and teaching (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Wyoming has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Wyoming is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Wyoming is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wyoming’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Wyoming is a pretty powerful place. 71.98% of the adults in Wyoming have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Wyoming in 2010 was $46,497, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,988 for a family of four.
Wyoming is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wyoming home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wyoming residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wyoming include English, Irish, Russian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Wyoming is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.