Gillette, WY

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Living in Gillette

Gillette is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 30,560 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Gillette is the fourth largest community in Wyoming.

When you are in Gillette, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.12% of Gillette’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gillette is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillette who work in office and administrative support (11.95%), sales jobs (10.50%), and management occupations (6.99%).

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 17.89 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Gillette citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.80% of adults 25 and older in Gillette have a college degree.

The per capita income in Gillette in 2010 was $31,133, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,532 for a family of four. However, Gillette contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gillette is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gillette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gillette residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Gillette also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gillette include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Gillette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.

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