Casper is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 59,038 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Casper is the second largest community in Wyoming.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Casper is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Casper is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Casper who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), sales jobs (10.42%), and management occupations (9.95%).
One of the benefits of Casper is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.04 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Casper who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.50% of adults in Casper have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Casper in 2018 was $34,973, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,892 for a family of four. However, Casper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Casper is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Casper home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Casper residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Casper include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Casper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.