Casper, WY


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Casper is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 59,324 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Casper is the second largest community in Wyoming.

Unlike some cities, Casper isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Casper are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Casper is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Casper who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), sales jobs (11.13%), and management occupations (8.89%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.43 minutes getting to work every day.

The population of Casper overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Casper, 23.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Casper in 2010 was $30,868, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,472 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 Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

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