Lander, WY

Lander profile

Living in Lander

Lander is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 7,546 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lander is the 13th largest community in Wyoming.

Unlike some cities, Lander isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lander are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lander is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lander who work in healthcare (9.49%), food service (8.71%), and sales jobs (7.57%).

Of important note, Lander is also a city of artists. Lander has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lander’s character.

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 13.95 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Lander doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Lander citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.16% of adults in Lander have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lander in 2018 was $30,985, which is middle income relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,940 for a family of four. However, Lander contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lander is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lander home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lander residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lander include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Lander is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.

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