Casper, WY


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Living in Casper

Casper is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 60,285 people and 14 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Casper who work in office and administrative support (14.59%), sales jobs (11.30%), and management occupations (9.11%).

One of the benefits of Casper is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.60 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 education level of Casper citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.93% of adults in Casper have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Casper in 2010 was $30,624, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,496 for a family of four. However, Casper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Casper include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Casper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.