Cheyenne, WY
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Living in Cheyenne

Cheyenne is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 65,132 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Cheyenne is the largest community in Wyoming.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cheyenne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cheyenne is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheyenne who work in office and administrative support (12.06%), management occupations (9.22%), and sales jobs (8.70%).

Also of interest is that Cheyenne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cheyenne spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Cheyenne is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.18% of adults in Cheyenne have a college degree.

The per capita income in Cheyenne in 2018 was $37,659, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,636 for a family of four. However, Cheyenne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cheyenne is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cheyenne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cheyenne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cheyenne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cheyenne include German, Irish, English, French, and European.

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

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