FACTS ABOUT WYOMING

WYOMING STATE MONUMENTS

WYOMING STATE MONUMENTS

WYOMING IS THE NUMBER ONE TAX FRIENDLY STATE.
WYOMING OPERATES IN THE BLACK!!

TO HAVE A GRASP ON OUR POPULATION… WYOMING HAS 97,818 SQUARE MILES. ON THE OPENING DAY OF DEER SEASON IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHICH HAS 46,058 SQUARE MILES, THERE ARE MORE HUNTERS IN THE WOODS THAN THERE IS RESIDENTS OF WYOMING. WOW.

The State Capital of Wyoming is Cheyenne

State Mammal is the North American Bison (Buffalo)

State Tree is the Cottonwood

State Bird is the Western Meadowlark

State Flower is the Indian Paintbrush

The Wyoming State gem is Jade (Nephrite)
Wyoming’s state nickname is, “The Equality State”, originating from being the first state to give women the right to vote.
Wyoming gained its statehood July 10th, 1890. It is the 44th state in the Union.
The orgin of the state’s name is derived from the Native American word “Mecheweamiin”, which translates to “at the big plains”.

WYOMING VS. USA
Population, 2008 estimate  532,668/304,059,724
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008  7.9%/8.0%
Population estimates base (April 1) 2000  493,782/281,424,602
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2007  6.9%/6.9%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2007  24.0%/24.5%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2007  12.2%/12.6%
Female persons, percent, 2007  49.3%/50.7%
White persons, percent, 2007 (a)  94.1%/80.0%
Black persons, percent, 2007 (a)  1.2%/12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2007 (a)  2.5%/1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2007 (a)  0.7%/4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2007 (a)  0.1%/0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2007  1.4%/1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2007 (b)  7.3%/15.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2007  87.3%/66.0%

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over  51.3%/54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000  2.3%/11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000  6.4%/17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000  87.9%/80.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000  21.9%/24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000  77,143/49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000  17.8/25.5

Housing units, 2007  242,332/127,901,934
Homeownership rate, 2000  70.0%/66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000  15.2%/26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000  $96,600/$119,600

Households, 2000  193,608/105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000  2.48/2.59
Median household income, 2007  $52,433/$50,740
Per capita money income, 1999  $19,134/$21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2007  9.5%/13.0%

Business QuickFacts Wyoming vs USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2006  20,242/7,601,160
Private nonfarm employment, 2006  204,153/119,917,165
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2006  16.9%/5.1%
Nonemployer establishments, 2006  42,149/20,768,555
Total number of firms, 2002  53,103/22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002  0.3%/5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002  1.1%/0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002  0.8%/4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002  0.0%/0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002  2.5%/6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002  24.4%/28.2%

Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000)  4,061,516/3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000)  3,331,043/4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000)  5,783,756 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002  $11,586/$10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000)  984,684/449,498,718
Building permits, 2007  4,555/1,398,414
Federal spending, 2007 ($1000)  5,355,0601/2,536,629,4052

Geography QuickFacts Wyoming vs USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles)  97,100.40/3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000  5.1/79.6
2003 Census: 501,242 which makes it 50th in population size among the states.
2000 Census: 493,782
Population Change from 2000 – 2003: +1.51%
Poplulation Density: 5.05 people per Sq. Mile or 1.95 people per Sq. Kilometer.
Population density is 65% of the population in Urban areas, and 35% of the population in Rural areas.
The total area of Wyoming is 97,818 Sq. Miles (253,597 Sq. Km.), making it 9th in size among the states.
The highest point in Wyoming is Gannett Peak at 13,804 Feet above sea level (4,210 Meters). The lowest is located in northeast Wyoming’s Crook County near Hulett on the Belle Fourche River at 3,099 feet above sea level.
Total area covered by water is 714 Sq. Miles (1,849 Sq. Km.)
The Gross Domestic Product of Wyoming was $22.3 billion in 2003.
The personal income per capita in 2003 was $32,808.
Total Population: 493,782 (2000 census); 515,004 (2006 estimate)

15 cities including numbers- 2000 census (2005 estimate)
Cheyenne- 53,011 (55,731)
Casper- 49,644 (51,738)
Laramie- 27,204 (26,050)
Gillette- 19,646 (22,685)
Rock Springs- 18,708 (18,772)
Sheridan-15,804 (16,333)
Green River- 11,808 (11,787)
Evanston- 11,507 (11,459)
Riverton- 9,310 (9,430)
Cody- 8,835 (9,100)
Jackson- 8,647
Rawlins- 8,538
Lander- 6,867
Torrington- 5,776
Douglas- 5,288
Hulett- 419 friendly people

Population Density- 5.2 people per square mile

Population by County- 2000 census (2006 estimate)
Natrona- 66,533 (70,401)
Laramie- 81,607 (85,384)
Sheridan- 26,560 (27,673)
Sweetwater- 37,613 (38,763)
Albany- 32,014 (30,360)
Carbon- 15,639 (15, 325)
Goshen- 12,538 (12,129)
Platte- 8,807 (8,588)
Big Horn- 11,461 (11,390)
Fremont- 35,804 (37,163)
Park- 25,786 (27,094)
Lincoln- 14,573 (16,383)
Converse- 12,052 (12,866)
Niobrara- 2,407 (2,253)
Hot Springs- 4,882 (4,588)
Johnson- 7,075 (8,014)
Campbell- 33,698 (38,934)
Crook- 5,887 (6,255)
Uinta- 19,742 (20,213)
Washakie- 8,289 (7,819)
Weston- 6,644 (6,762)
Teton- 18,251 (19288)
Sublette- 5,920 (7,359)

GDP- 17,331 (2000 census); 29,561 (2006 estimate)
Average Household income (Real $)- $45,817 (2004-05)

Information was gathered from multiple sources. Crazy Woman Realty deems information reliable but not guaranteed.

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