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 32,398 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Gillette is the fourth largest community in Wyoming.

Gillette is a blue-collar town, with 37.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gillette is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillette who work in office and administrative support (12.26%), sales jobs (10.53%), and management occupations (6.53%).

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 18.31 minutes getting to work every day.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Gillette is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Gillette, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The percentage of adults in Gillette who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.25% of the adults in Gillette have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gillette in 2010 was $31,480, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,920 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gillette include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .

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

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